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Author Archives:Bekah Worster

Oct 10, 2018 by Bekah Worster
  Hello, and nice to meet you! My name is Derris Stanland, and I am the current intern for the Development Director here at GleanKY. I became interested in GleanKY after having learned about them and their mission through volunteer work I have done at one of their partner agencies, God’s Pantry Food Bank in Lexington.     I am currently in my junior year at the University of Kentucky | Continue Reading
Happy Fall! I was told when I started this position that summer was a peak time for GleanKY, but Fall is peak-peak time. Man, I am amazed every day by what our little staff of 5 (and community of 550 volunteers) can accomplish! From our regular gleaning trips, to Friday gleanings at the orchard, to planning and expanding our programs… we have been busy and enjoying every minute of it. | Continue Reading
Sep 05, 2018 by Bekah Worster
GleanKY invites you to the first annual GleanKY’s premier fundraiser will be held at Fairyhouse Hall on September 15 from 6-10:30 PM. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour with food and drink tasting stations and a 3-course dinner prepared with locally sourced ingredients by Fairyhouse Hall’s own Shane Haffey. The Bent Penny Band will provide the tunes throughout the evening and Food Network’s Jason Smith will be in attendance to | Continue Reading
  Kentucky Bank supports GleanKY to provide food to those in need.   Hunger is a fact of life everywhere, in every county, in Kentucky.  The organization, GleanKY (gleanky.org) is making a difference. Kentucky Bank and GleanKY combined efforts to help make a difference helping food-insecure individuals in Central Kentucky.   GleanKY and Kentucky Bank have similar service areas in Central Kentucky. Glean distributes food to many agencies that provide | Continue Reading
Aug 06, 2018 by Bekah Worster
  Hey volunteers! You are so awesome! You are so wonderful! You are the reason GleanKY was able to donate over 224,000 pounds of fresh produce in 2017. I mean, that is about 613 pounds (give or take) a day. Just last month you worked with us to glean almost 35,000 pounds. You did that for other Kentuckians. There are people who are enjoying a nutritious and fresh meal because | Continue Reading