Food Pantry

HELPING HANDS FOOD PANTRY RETURNS               FRIDAYS, 9:30 - 11 a.m.

Helping Hands Food Pantry is open to any Franklin County resident 18 years of age or older. Since Capital City Activity Center is not open yet, the procedure is different.

How to sign up:
1. After 9 a.m. Monday morning through Wednesday noon call Capital City Activity Center, 502-223-5794, to reserve a box. The number of boxes available is limited, so please call early in the week. 
2. Make arrangements to pick up your box between 9:30 and 11 a.m. Friday morning
3. Come to the center before 11 a.m. on Friday; pull into the drive-through to pick up your box; show a valid ID or proof of Franklin Cunty residency.

Eligibility:
- 18 years of age or older
- resident of Franklin County
-ONE box per household per month

Note: if you do not pick up your box by 11 a.m. on Frday your box will be given to the first name on the waiting list. 

 Part of God's Pantry in Lexington, KY, the Helping Hands Food Pantry accepts donations from B's Bakery, Big Lots, Kroger, Little Casear's Pizza, Panera, Papa John's Pizza, Poppy's Bakery, Starbucks and Walmart. In FY 2020 over 4800 participants received food through the Helping Hands Food Pantry. In addition, last year the Capital City Activity Center outreach program helped over 120 senior citizen families each month.