Apply for Food Bank Membership
Applying for Membership in Our Food Bank
All organizations wishing to access product from our Food Bank must go through our application process. Application materials can be downloaded below.
General Application Information
In order to join God’s Pantry Food Bank and access our product you must:
- Be located in our 50-county service area.
- Be an IRS 501c3, tax-exempt, nonprofit organization.
- Be an established agency serving at least 10 people on a regular basis.
Additional rules & regulations are contained in the Manual for Food Bank Member Agencies below. To apply for membership download, print and complete the application for membership, agency agreement and food receipt form. Mail the completed forms, a copy of your IRS 501c3 document, and $50 application fee to: Agency Services, God’s Pantry Food Bank, 1685 Jaggie Fox Way, Lexington, KY 40511. Once we receive your application, we will call and make arrangements for a site visit of your hunger assistance program. After that you will be required to attend an orientation visit at our Lexington or Prestonsburg warehouse. Applications normally take 4-6 weeks.
For additional information or to speak with someone in Agency Services please contact:
Danielle Pierce Tussey, Programs Director, (859) 288-5326
Robert Srodulski, Agency Services Coordinator, (859) 288-5330
Food Bank Application Material.
Thinking of starting a food pantry? We suggest that you read this first. Download (PDF)
Manual for Food Bank Member Agencies MANUALUPDATE0313B.pdf
Application for Food Bank Membership APPLICATION0213.pdf
Food Receipt Contract FoodReceiptForm0612.pdf
Agency Agreement AgencyAgreement0612.pdf