Kentucky Harvest

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1. Register for food rescue notifications.

Join the fastest growing and largest community of volunteers, download our app and turn on notifications to get an alert when a food rescue is available to claim.

2. Find a food rescue nearby.

Claim a rescue route that works for your schedule, available daily and weekly – in as little as 30 minutes you’ll pick up and deliver fresh, nutritious food.

3. Feed people, not landfills.

One food rescue at a time delivers fresh food to nonprofits who serve our neighbors experiencing food insecurity, and makes a huge impact on our community.

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Kentucky Harvest

Kentucky Harvest rescues over 2.5 million pounds of food annually and delivers it to 85+ recipient organizations in and around Louisville and Southern Indiana! We believe that food belongs to people, not landfills!

Our Community

Community is the heart of our mission and Kentucky Harvest brings an intention to serve everyone in our community: the hungry, the organizations that feed them, our food donors, our supporting partners and financial donors.

What We Do

Our volunteers save local nonprofit organizations over $4 million in food costs each year that they can use to strengthen their community programs like homelessness, outreach, reunification of families, addiction recovery, programs for at-risk youth, and more.

How We Serve

Check out this quick video to learn more about who we are and what we do!

Food Waste In Kentuckiana

A recent Louisville Solid Waste Management study showed that nearly 29 percent of solid waste in Jefferson County is food. Kentucky Harvest believes that is unacceptable!

Each year, our volunteers rescue and deliver over 2.5 million pounds of food across our area including Jefferson, Oldham and Shelby counties in Kentucky, and Clark, Floyd, and Harrison counties in Indiana.

Our volunteers deliver food to 85+ recipient organizations each year including homeless shelters, addiction recovery centers, children’s centers, schools, food pantries, churches and more.

In 2022, Harvest saved the organizations that we serve over $4 million that they can use to strengthen their programs which makes our community stronger. Last year, our volunteers rescued enough food to serve 2.3 million meals to food insecure people across Kentuckiana!

Food Waste In Kentuckiana

A recent Louisville Solid Waste Management study showed that nearly 29 percent of solid waste in Jefferson County is food. We believe that is unacceptable!

Each year, we rescue and deliver over 2 million pounds of food across our area including Jefferson, Oldham and Shelby counties in Kentucky, and Clark, Floyd, and Harrison counties in Indiana.

We deliver food to 80+ recipient organizations each year including homeless shelters, addiction recovery centers, children’s centers, schools, food pantries, churches and more.

Each year, we save the organizations that we serve over $3.4 million that they can use to strengthen their programs which makes our community stronger. Last year, we rescued enough food to serve 2.7 million meals to food insecure people across Kentuckiana!

Our Partners