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Author Archives:Bekah Worster

The Junior League of Lexington has partnered with GleanKY to support the apple program. Every week, GleanKY sends a team of volunteers to Reed Valley Orchard to collect wind fallen apples. Last year, the cost of our apple program was $2,600. The Junior League of Lexington granted GleanKY with a check of $1,300 to cover half the costs.   On November 2, the Junior League of Lexington got to work | Continue Reading
On October 20, GleanKY and Thrivent Financial are partnering for a Day at the Orchard at Eckerts in Woodford County. GleanKY supporters are invited to attend but must RSVP. We asked Shelby, of Thrivent, a few questions below. The link to RSVP and to learn more about Thrivent is included.       Hey Shelby! What is Thrivent Financial? For more than a century, Thrivent has been helping Christians build | Continue Reading
Sep 10, 2019 by Bekah Worster
The season of giving is right around the corner and one of the top events that kicks off our year end campaign is the Thoroughbred Classic. GleanKY has been beneficiary for the annual 5K for three years to raise money for our mission, as well as several other worthy organizations. I asked the race directors from the Bluegrass Running Club to tell us about the race and a bit about | Continue Reading
Jul 08, 2019 by Bekah Worster
Hello friends!   We are gearing up for our second annual Glean League Appreciation dinner. I love meeting all of our supporters, but I especially love learning why someone joins the Glean League. For those who don’t know, Glean League is our monthly giving program. The impact from monthly donors is amazing. Did you know GleanKY raised just over $12,000 a year from monthly donors alone?   As an organization, | Continue Reading
Jun 11, 2019 by Bekah Worster
Thank you! Thank you to everyone who attended our 2nd Annual Garden Gala presented by Kentucky Bank. We had a great time and enjoyed the food prepared by Jasen Fontaine, Dan Wu, Tyler McNabb, and Toa Green. Thank you to everyone who came out to last night’s Garden Gala! We had a lot of fun. We are so thankful for Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, Kentucky Bank, WKYT, Andrea Walker WKYT, Bent Penny | Continue Reading