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Louisville Local Giving Guide

Nonprofits in Louisville provide services like free meals, education, health check-ups, emergency shelter and much more. We've highlighted some of the effective nonprofits serving the Louisville area, so you know your donation will have an impact.

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Top Hunger Nonprofits

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Feeding America, Kentucky’s Heartland

  Hunger - Food Bank|  42 counties in KY

Impact: $1 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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God's Pantry Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Bank|  50 counties in KY

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Dare to Care Food Bank

  Hunger - Food Bank|  13 counties in IN and KY

Impact: $2 provides a meal to a person in need.
Governance: Passes checks

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Top Homelessness Nonprofits

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Wayside Christian Mission

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Jefferson County, KY

Impact: $6 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Center For Women And Families

  Homelessness - Emergency Shelter|  Jefferson County, KY

Impact: $20 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Governance: Passes checks

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Top Education Nonprofits

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Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation Inc

  Education - Postsecondary Scholarships|  Louisville, KY

Impact: $3,500 increases income for a scholarship recipient by $5,500.
Governance: Passes checks

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