HELPING HANDS FOOD PANTRY  - Every Thursday, 10 a.m. Distribution is available to any family in Franklin County 18 years of age or older. BUILDING CAPACITY IS 200. 

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. Each Thursday at 10 a.m., any Franklin County family over the age of 18 may participate in the distribution. In FY 2018 over 4000 participants received food. In addition, last year the Capital City Activity Center outreach program  helped approximately 20 senior citizen families each month.