Food as Health Alliance
Food as Health Alliance

Patient Resources

Patient Resources

Resources for Patients Experiencing Food Insecurity

Federal Programs


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program allows low income individuals and families to purchase food using an Electronic Benefits Card

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The Women, Infants and Children program helps pregnant persons and young children to obtain certain nutritious foods and nutrition education

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The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program allows older adults to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers' markets

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Meals on Wheels

Locally organized program that provides delivered meals to older adults, often organized by the local Department on Aging

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The Commodity Supplemental Food Program provides senior citizens with a monthly package of commodity foods to help ensure food security

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National Hunger Hotline

Patients may call 1-866-348-6479 for immediate assistance finding food banks and other social services

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State Programs in Kentucky

God's Pantry

This statewide organization serves more than 50 counties in the Commonwealth in partnership with more than 500 food banks

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Feeding Kentucky

In partnership with Kentucky’s Feeding America Food Banks, this organization is working to end hunger in the state

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Dare to Care

Serving 8 counties in central KY, Dare to Care works with food banks and emergency kitchens to help the region's most vulnerable residents

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Connect With Us

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308 Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY 40506


Alison Gustafson

Program Director

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Lauren Batey

Program Coordinator
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Contact Information

Dr. Alison Gustafson, Ph.D.

206G Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506

(859) 257-3707