Volunteers are needed in our Central Intake Monday-Friday 9-12pm and 1-3 pm. Please email [email protected] to sign up to volunteer on a weekly basis.
Please email [email protected] for warehouse volunteer questions.
God’s Pantry Food Bank offers many different opportunities for those who wish to donate their time to fighting hunger. Last year, more than 16,000 volunteers donated over 45,000 hours of time, directly impacting the Food Bank’s distribution of more than 26 million pounds of food throughout our 50 county service area. Volunteering makes a difference!
Below is a list of our available volunteer opportunities, please note all opportunities listed are in Lexington.
For volunteering outside of Fayette County, as part of our 50 county service area, please visit the agency locator page and contact a member agency closest to you to find out what their specific volunteer needs are.
Join our regular warehouse sessions on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturdays as an individual, with a group, family, friends or with your business or organization. Shifts can be completed in 3 or 4 hour increments. We welcome children age 6-13 with a parent or guardian and children 14 and up can volunteer alone. Shifts fill up in advance, prior registration with confirmation must be obtained prior to coming to our warehouse. Sign Up
Help us on a monthly basis distribute food to seniors through our senior food service program. All opportunities are daytime and a once monthly or twice monthly commitment for 2-3 hours. Learn More
Work on our phone intake lines taking referrals from organizations or clients for our Fayette County Pantry Program. Shifts are M-F 9a-12 and 1p-3p, we require a regular commitment from volunteers for this position. Some computer knowledge is required, or a small comfort level with computer software. Learn More
Our Food Bank operates four pantries in Fayette County. We need regular volunteers to staff these sessions to assist clients with pantry check-in, gathering food and assisting clients with food to their transportation. Our pantry locations are at Broadway Christian Church, Central Christian Church, St. Luke and on Cambridge Drive in Lexington. Hours and days can vary by location. Learn More
Assistance with serving meals, providing home work help and mentoring young school age children. Operating hours vary by location and season. Learn More
Great for groups or organizations who are able to pick up food from our warehouse, pack a variety of items into a bag and distribute to a school location as predetermined by our Food Bank. Learn More
Volunteer your time at one of our special events or with one of our projects. Our annual and special events include, Taste of the Bluegrass and Southeast Kentucky, Sharing Thanksgiving, Hunger Action Month, Golf Fore the Hungry and more! Call Susie at 859-288-5332
Interns can engage in a variety of exciting and career building tasks at our Food Bank in a number of areas. Internships do not need to be for college credit. Intern in our External Relations Department (communication, public relations, marketing), Development (fundraising and events), Volunteer Program (volunteer groups and data entry) or in our Operations Department for warehouse work and needs! Bring your skills to our Food Bank and volunteer with us to help us achieve our mission. Learn More