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Creating A Brighter Ending Hunger - Food is a basic need. It's life sustaining. What if you didn't always have access to enough food for you or your family? What if you had to choose between paying your rent or buying food to feed your children dinner? View More Tomorrow
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Who We Are

Christian Community Outreach is a special ministry created to help those in need of food, housing and medication.

Commodity Program

Developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income . . . [more]

Healthy Food For All

Though many of us may not realize the grave disparities that exist in our own communities, people face hunger in every county in Kentucky. They could be our neighbors . . . [more]

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Local Farmers

HCCO is very blessed to be in a generous community. We work closely with several local farmers to provide fresh fruits and vegetables, in season, to our families . . . [more]

Generous Community

We are Blessed to be in Henderson, Kentucky! With your help, in 2023 HCCO was able to assist;

  • 6,694 families with grocery orders
  • 344 families with utility assistance
  • 218 families with rent assistance
  • 15 families with life sustaining medication assistance
  • 90 families with emergency gas assistance for out of town medical appointments
  • 200 Senior Adults with our Commodity Box program
  • 450 families with food box give aways
  • 18,912 Adults
  • 8,086 Children

To see what other activities and programs you have helped support, please view our 2019 year in review video, “Thy Will Be Done”, produced by Darrin Phegley.

Available Programs

I was hungry and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty and you gave me water to drink. I was a stranger and you gave me a room. Matthew 25:35

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Food Assistance

Clients may visit Christian Outreach every 30 days to choose groceries for their family. [more]

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Utility Assistance

Clients should request Utility Assistance in person during regular Food Panty business hours. [more]

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Rent Assistance

Clients should request Rent Funding in person during regular Food Panty business hours. [more]

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Medication Assistance

Clients should request Medication Assistance in person during regular Food Pantry business hours. [more]

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Gas Assistance

Clients should request Emergency Gas Assistance in person during regular Food Pantry business hours. [more]

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Bank on Henderson

Bank On Henderson’s Financial Literacy Program. This class is a requirement for all HCCO funding. [more]

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Clients Served

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Volunteer Hours

1 Corinthians 12:14

``For the body is not one member, but many.``

Become a VOLUNTEER

The body of Christ, or the people that are the whole of humanity, are a team. The body is not supported by one person, but by all of us. We are one, we are strongest working together in unity. Teamwork is the key to living life in harmony, so that we can do God's will.

Vision Statement

To be a sustainable ministry to serve the food insecurities of citizens of our city and county and to help our clients find a path of self-sustenance by connecting individuals and families to other community resources.

Christian Community Outreach Value Statements:

    We value:

  • Respect, compassion, and honesty in all interactions and activities.
  • The worth in diversity of every person.
  • The wise use of resources, creating new ways to improve services, and effectively utilizing community support that sustains the work of HCCO.
  • The diverse, Talents, backgrounds, passion and commitment to the community of our staff and volunteers.
  • Excellence in leadership including HCCO’s roll to be a servant leader and partner for social change.
  • Creativity, the pursuit of knowledge, and the sharing of expertise that results in social Justice.

We seek to nourish both the body and soul of those we serve.
A Prayer Room is available during open hours.

We all have different gifts. Each gift came because of the grace God gave us. Whoever has the gift of prophecy should use that gift in a way that fits the kind of faith they have. Whoever has the gift of serving should serve. Whoever has the gift of teaching should teach. Whoever has the gift of comforting others should do that. Whoever has the gift of giving to help others should give generously. Whoever has the gift of leading should work hard at it. Whoever has the gift of showing kindness to others should do it gladly. Romans 12: 6-8