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The Sonny & Janet Meyer Food Pantry

The Sonny & Janet Meyer Food Pantry is located at the offices of the Jewish Family and Career Services and welcomes JFCS clients and our neighbors in the 40205, 40207, 40218 and 40220 zip codes. Through our partnership with Dare to Care, the food pantry operates on a “client-choice” model and provides a variety of fresh and shelf-stable food options (Kosher and non-Kosher) in addition to personal care items and cleaning supplies.

To access, or get more information about the Sonny & Janet Meyer Food Pantry, please contact JFCS at (502) 452-6341, or email


If you want to make an impact in your community, consider donating to the JFCS Sonny & Janet Meyer Food Pantry. JFCS holds several food drives each year, but is ALWAYS in need of certain items to keep the pantry well stocked. Below is a list of our most commonly requested items. Donations can be dropped off at JFCS anytime during business hours. You can also visit our Amazon Wish List and ship items directly to JFCS.

Questions? Contact Food Pantry Coordinator Sandee Golden.

  • Tomato Paste
  • Canned Diced Tomatoes
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Cereal
  • Graham Crackers
  • Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • Salt
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Tea Bags
  • Baking Soda
  • Baking Powder
  • Maple Syrup
  • Gefilte Fish
  • Borscht
  • Canned Beets
  • Canned Carrots
  • Granola Bars
  • Oatmeal – Canisters
  • Oatmeal – Instant
  • Sugar Free Items
  • Gluten Free items
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Mouth Wash
  • Toothbrushes
  • Bar Soap
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Hair brushes
  • Combs