Nonprofit Spotlight | Dare to Care Food Bank

Dare to Care Food Bank
1200 S. 28th Street
Louisville, KY  40211
Business Phone:  (502) 966-3821


Contact Person:
Andrea Shepherd, Senior Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

Year established: 1969

Counties/regions serviced: 13

Focus areas:

Dare to Care Food Bank leads our community to feed the hungry and conquer the cycle of need. We fulfill this mission through innovative programs, efficient operations and by partnering with local food pantries, shelters and kitchens to get food to people in need.

Impact in community:

In Southern Indiana, more than 31,000 adults and 9,000 children face food insecurity. Dare to Care Food Bank works to fill that need by providing annually 4.3 million pounds of food to Southern Indiana at 83 food access points including pantries, soup kitchens, school pantries, prescriptive pantries and Kid’s Cafes. Our partners include the Center for Lay Ministries, Sellersburg Community Food Pantry, Washington County Food Bank, St. Vincent De Paul Clarksville, the Floyd County Library, and many more.

Volunteer Opportunities:

We couldn’t do our work without the help of our community! We have many volunteer opportunities listed on our website, You can pick your opportunity, sign up and get all the info you need right on the site.

How 1si members can help your organization:

There are many ways to be part of this mission! Simple ways include following Dare to Care Food Bank on social media and signing up for our newsletters. Bigger ways include donating to support our work, organizing a food and fund drive, volunteering, sponsoring an event, and more! Our website has more details on how you can get involved in fighting food insecurity in your community.

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