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Food Resource Sheet


Weekly Meals

Nicholasville United Methodist Church

303 West Maple Street, Nicholasville


Free hot meal is provided every Saturday between 11 AM and 1 PM

On the 4th Saturday of the month the church has free clothing to be given away to families in need.


Monthly Food Pantries


Can only get food from 1 pantry listed below each month


Jessamine County Food Pantry

Nicholasville Christian Church

104 South Second Street


The Jessamine County Food Pantry helps provide supplemental food to income challenged families.  In order to receive food from the pantry you must live in Jessamine County (but not in Wilmore see below), only participate in the program once a month, and have a monthly income that does not exceed the limits for your household sizeThe food pantry is open every Friday 10 AM to Noon or on the third Thursday of the month 4 to 6PM.   Have a picture ID and proof of residence (water bill, gas bill, lease, etc.).  Wilmore residents that live in the 40390 zip code must use the Wilmore/High Bridge Food Pantry.  See below.


If you miss the distribution date you can call 859-312-4003 to make an appointment to get food.  


Walking with Love Food Pantry

220 Edgewood Drive, Nicholasville


Walking with Love is a grocery style food pantry.  Hours are Wednesday 12 PM to 2 PM and Thursday 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.  Must have picture ID, proof of income and utility bill.  May receive food every 30 days.  Wilmore residents that live in the 40390 zip code must use the Wilmore/High Bridge Food Pantry.  See below.


 Wilmore/High Bridge Food Pantry

United Methodist Church

209 East Main Street


Must live in the 40390 zip code.  Food Boxes are given out on the last Saturday of each month between 10 AM and 2 PM. Have a picture ID and proof of residence. (water bill, gas bill, lease, etc.).



Emergency Food Options

Edgewood Baptist Church

717 South Main Street


Food Pantry is open 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  Edgewood Baptist Church provides emergency food assistance to a family once every three months.  Bring a picture ID to pick up food. 


Salvation Army

205 1st Street (South)


The Salvation Army will provide emergency food assistance four times in a 12 month period but not two weeks in a row.  Hours are Monday through Thursday 10 AM to 2 PM and Friday 10 AM to 12 PM.



Free Bread


St. Athanasius Orthodox Church located next to Jessamine Medical at 100 Lime Lane, gives free packages of bread and bagels away on Sundays from 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM.  For more information please call 881-8144.


Salvation Army at 205 1st Street (South) gives free packages of bread away as available.   Best day to pick up bread is Wednesday 10 AM to 2PM.  For more information please call 881-4241.


Please call the YSC if you are unable to use the above services at 885-2244 and ask out about Food Boxes for West.