hunger is personal


volunteers in FY2023


hours volunteered in FY2023

Warehouse Volunteers

Volunteer at our new volunteer center, located at 817 Winchester Road in Lexington, to help God’s Pantry Food Bank feed our neighbors. We have various opportunities that include sorting donations and packing food boxes. Each shift’s project depends on our current needs.

We welcome volunteers of all ages (including 10 – 15 year olds with a parent or guardian). Please contact us at if interested in:
  • A volunteer session with children under the age of 10
  • Volunteering as a group of 5 or more
  • Corporate volunteer opportunities
Register to volunteer

Central Intake Volunteers

Central Intake Volunteers process phone referrals and arrange appointments for neighbors to pick up food at one of the four Fayette County pantries. Central Intake shifts are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at 817 Winchester Road and require a firm commitment.

To volunteer in Central Intake, contact Mary Alice at, or by calling 859-288-5319.

Pantry Volunteers

The Food Bank operates five pantries in Fayette County that need volunteers to help stock shelves, engage with neighbors, and register neighbors through Central Intake. Lexington pantry locations are Central Christian Church, St. Luke Church, Lexington Public Library Northside Branch, Community Action-Cambridge Drive, and God’s Pantry Food Bank-Winchester Road. Hours vary by location. Pantry volunteers must be 18+. Register here or contact Mary Alice at

To volunteer in other counties in our service area, contact the local pantry directly for information on hours and volunteer needs.

CSFP Volunteers

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of individuals 60 years of age or older by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA commodity food. Volunteers are needed in Fayette County to assemble CSFP boxes and assist with distribution. You must be at least 16 to volunteer at a CSFP distribution site.

To volunteer for CSFP, contact or call (859) 402-0032.