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

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

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Over 176,000 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

2024 Summer EBT for KY families

June 12, 2024 – The Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer (SEBT) is a U.S. federal assistance program designed to address the issue of food insecurity among students during the summer months. This program will help provide grocery benefits to eligible families with school aged children. Families will receive $120 per child, loaded onto the participating family’s…

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Report: Nearly 55,000 children in the region face food insecurity

June 5, 2024 – Feeding America’s newly-released Map the Meal Gap report reveals that in 2022, 54,710 children within Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland’s (FAKH) 42-county service area faced food insecurity. This statistic translates to approximately one in five children within the region. The United States Department of Agriculture defines food insecurity as the lack of…

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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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