harvesting for the hungry

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  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
  What is your name and what do you do? My name is Bob Baney and I am the owner/partner of RaceRise. RaceRise is a Kentucky based timing and race management company that believes in giving back. Our Signature Races all benefit worthy local charities in Central Kentucky. The local running community has been very supportive and charitable. During 2017-2018 we’ve worked with and provided donations for the following local | 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
This is a question we’ve heard a few times this year and, we’re happy you asked! Burgers & Beats was our primary fundraiser for 5 years and, boy, did we have a great time putting it on every year. This year, we decided to give Burgers & Beats a break and try a couple other fundraising events:   We gave galas a try in September when we hosted The Garden | Continue Reading
Volunteers like Garth Lehman enable GleanKY to fulfill our mission of keeping produce from going to waste and making sure that it gets to people who need it. Garth has been volunteering with GleanKY for years and makes weekly gleaning trips to Good Foods Co-op, many times with his grandson Paxton in tow. This year alone, Garth has gleaned nearly 1500 Lbs. of produce for Rosie Phillips and Hope Center | Continue Reading