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Every day we work to provide equitable access to nutritious
foods so that no one will go hungry.

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There are nearly 250 agency partners available to provide resources in our 42-county service area of central, south-central, and western Kentucky.

14.9 Million Meals

Provided last year

3.2 Million lbs.

of food rescued and redistributed

2.5 Million lbs.

of fresh produce distributed to our neighbors.

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Over 139,000 people across Kentucky’s Heartland are facing hunger.
Together, we can take hunger off the table for our neighbors.


Provides 200 meals to families that are struggling to afford groceries.


Helps 400 children experience life without hunger.


Puts nutritious food on the table for 800 seniors.

FAKH Videos and Media

Johnalma Barnett works with Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland (FAKH) to help feed her neighbors in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Her impact extends beyond food – connecting with those she serves, offering dignity and respect to build a stronger community.

News & Stories

Equitable Access to Nutritious Food

Food is health; it supports a person’s growth, productivity and wellness, as well as reducing the risk of illnesses like diabetes, depression, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. At FAKH we believe that everyone deserves equitable access to nutritious food, regardless of their circumstances, and our vision statement reflects that commitment – “To provide equitable…

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Challenges on Campus

Lacy’s determination to secure a bright future for herself and her two boys propels her through the challenges of college life. Enrolled at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College, she’s steadily progressing through the Electrical Engineering and Technology track, fueled by her aspirations to make a better life for her family. As a single mother balancing…

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I Am FAKH – Johnalma Barnett

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, a time to honor those who selflessly give their time to make a difference in our communities. Johnalma Barnett exemplifies this spirit in Warren County, coordinating the Lampkin Park commodities distribution monthly, ensuring that her neighbors have access to essential food resources. But her impact extends beyond food – Johnalma…

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Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland honors volunteers during luncheon

April 28, 2024 – Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland (FAKH) hosted its annual Volunteer Luncheon Friday afternoon at the Hardin County Extension Office in Elizabethtown. The event celebrated the contributions of FAKH volunteers who have supported the organization’s mission to combat food insecurity across its 42-county service area in the last year. In 2023, FAKH had…

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