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Jan 27, 2016 by GleanKY
(GleanKY staff with the owners of Lucky’s, Trish & Bo Sharon)     GleanKY is excited to announce our partnership with Lucky’s Market!  We will glean 7 days a week from the store.  With Lucky’s partnership, we can now serve even more feeding agencies and ensure that healthy produce is in the hands of those that need it most.   Founded in 2003 in Boulder, Colorado, Lucky’s Market has now | Continue Reading
Jan 13, 2016 by GleanKY
    GleanKY is more than excited to partner with Aldi grocery stores in Lexington, KY! With two stores, GleanKY is able to glean twice as much for our recipients. Furthermore, we are able to increase access to produce to even more feeding organizations, ensuring that healthy fruits and vegetables are in the hands of those that most need it.   Aldi’s is a German grocery company that started business | Continue Reading
Jan 07, 2016 by GleanKY
We redistributed over 200,000 pounds of fresh produce to over 50,000 people in need in 2015! We can’t wait to see what the future holds. Thank you for your continued support of our work to end hunger and food waste in Kentucky. Because of committed supporters like you, we can expand our critical work of connecting excess produce with those who need it most with confidence. With your help, we | Continue Reading
All fundraising conventional wisdom says that I’m supposed to tell you a story about an individual we have served. Rachael did this beautifully on Tuesday in her story about Jerry. I have stories … There was the time that we were delivering food to a refugee community and I returned to my car to find 6 little boys inside checking out all the bells and whistles after gleefully having chowed | Continue Reading
Dec 28, 2015 by GleanKY
About four years ago, I read a story about people in California called “gleaners” who would go to the farmers market and pick up extras—“seconds,” as I knew them from my high school summers working at a farmstand—to donate to soup kitchens and the like. The idea struck me as ingenious. That someone would take the time to pick up something that one person didn’t want and deliver it someone | Continue Reading