Food Pantry


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

How to receive a box:
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 8 and 10 a.m. Friday morning
3. Come to the center before 10 a.m. on Friday; pull around to the back parking lot to pick up your box; show a valid ID or proof of Franklin County residency.

- 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 10 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, Dollar General Stores, Kroger, Little Caesar's Pizza, Panera, Papa John's Poppy's Bakery, Starbucks and Walmart. In FY 2021 over 4300 participants received food from the Helping Hands Food Pantry.