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  The picture above is a word cloud consisting of your words, your reasons to give to GleanKY.   This year, I conducted a survey with our donors from 2018. Whether they gave $1 or $1,000, I wanted to hear back from everyone about why they give to GleanKY. The results were beyond amazing. I want to thank everyone for their time and energy in answering my survey. You have | Continue Reading
Just a couple weeks ago, we were called to glean produce that was used to dress the set of The Stand-In (filmed right in Versailles)! We get these sorts of calls more than you might realize – from a hospital with extra boxes of vegetables, or after an event with a lot of leftover produce.   We also love gleaning home gardens, and even pick up unclaimed CSA shares from a handful of | Continue Reading
We’re off to a great start this year at GleanKY, with our volunteers and staff having already made over 150 gleaning trips in 2019. (I thought this was supposed to be our ‘slow season,’ right?!) As we gear up for another big year of work, we plan on gleaning more than any year before – meaning we need all the gleaners we can get.   Through May (or so), we’ll | Continue Reading
  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
For the second-straight year, GleanKY is fortunate to be a beneficiary of not one, but two fantastic Thanksgiving-time races! Both are well-organized, fun races, and offer a great variety of challenges to those who love to get out and run!   The Gobbler Half-Marathon, 10K, and 5K – November 18, 2018 This is our third year getting to be part of something so fun as the Gobbler – a race held | Continue Reading