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Author Archives:Bekah Worster

Feb 12, 2019 by Bekah Worster
  Ahh… February. It was just a year ago I began my adventures with GleanKY. What a wonderful year it has been! I am still so floored by the turnout of supporters during our year end giving campaign. We really rocked Good Giving Challenge. We grew our glean league some. We met new people near and far who believe in what we do.   Now we are closer to our | Continue Reading
    GleanKY is in the Good Giving Challenge again!   When I started this job, everyone involved in the organization told me Good Giving Challenge was a big deal. I knew from previous jobs that it was a great way to support your favorite charities. I knew we would participate again this year. I just didn’t know the magnitude of community support that surrounded GleanKY during the challenge. Last year, | Continue Reading
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