There are several ways to obtain food through the Gleaners
VOLUNTEER FOR FOOD
There are many agencies in Kern County that can assist with food.
Many churches, schools, and other non-profit agencies provide referrals for food.
Many elementary and high schools have programs for their students and their families.
You can also contact one of our referral agencies:
KERN AGING & ADULT SERVICES
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
BAKERSFIELD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
KERN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEMS
COUNTY OF KERN
Contact your case worker if you receive any service from the county such as Cash Aid, CalFresh, Mental Health, etc.
All other Kern County areas, please call: (800) 273-2275
Contact your child's school office. Bakersfield City School District and most Kern County high schools make referrals.
If you are a member of a congregation, ask if your church is a partnering organization.
The Golden Empire Gleaners partner with many local churches