Programs

In addition to providing food to hundreds of emergency kitchens, shelters and food pantries, Dare to Care operates several programs targeting the most vulnerable in our community.  These programs include:

Backpack Buddy: provides nutritious, kid-friendly foods to children from low-income families on weekends when they do not receive free and reduced-price breakfasts and lunches

Community Kitchen: prepares and delivers hot, nutritious meals to Kids Cafes.

Mobile Pantry: brings a pantry directly to a neighborhood and provides fresh produce and other nutritious food items for our neighbors in isolated pockets of need

Patrol Against Hunger: provides nutritionally balanced food boxes to seniors in need through a unique partnership with the Louisville Metro Police Department

Cooking Matters: empowers families with the skills, knowledge and confidence to prepare healthy and affordable meals