Address:600 S Water StKent, OH 44240Map & Directions
Services: Offers emergency food gift cards. Gift cards are for area Giant Eagle stores for eggs, milk and bread. (Generally, distributes about 30 gift cards). Client may also receive one bag of canned goods and dry goods.
Hours: First Wednesday of the month: 8:00am-12:00Noon
Eligibility: Serves residents of Kent and Franklin Township area residents. Service may be accessed once per month.
Documents To Bring: None
Address:2234Akron, OH 44307Map & Directions
Services: Feed People. Fight Hunger. Support for their programs comes from a variety of sources. Gifts from Individuals, Grants from Foundations, Workplace Giving Campaigns, and Corporate Sponsorship and Cause-Related Marketing are all sources from which they receive generous financial support. These funds used to carry out their mission of feeding hungry people in America.
Address:408 9th St SW #1637Canton, OH 44707Map & Directions
Services: The board members of the Stark County Hunger Task Force believe that in any community a number of individuals will experience a crisis during their lifetime in which they are unable to provide adequate food for themselves and their families. It is their goal to depend on the generosity of their neighbors for assistance to satisfy that basic need. Since 1981, the Stark County Hunger Task Force has taken a positive role in battling the hunger needs of the community of Stark County. There are currently two dozen pantries of which they support -- who feed a total of 15,000 people every month.
Address:2805 Salt Springs RdYoungstown, OH 44509Map & Directions
Services: Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley’s mission is to solicit, store and distribute food to hunger relief organizations feeding hungry people in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties; and to provide education and advocacy. SHFOTMV addresses hunger in adults and children in the tri-county area it serves. SHFOTMV obtains prepared leftover food from local restaurants and distributes it to those in need. SHFOTMV also offers an urban gardening program supporting 30 community and 200 backyard gardens ($22,000). Among SHFOTMVs recent accomplishments were receiving a grant to purchase a computer system to update its office, and hiring two additional staff members. The organization was invited to participate in the postal workers food drive, and received 12 tons of food.
Address:14707 Alexander RdWalton Hills, OH 44146Map & Directions
Services: Provides a basket of non-perishable food
Hours: Available after church services. Call M-F: 8:30am-4:00pm for schedule.
Eligibility: Individuals, aged 18 and over, who have been released from any prison in Ohio. There is not a set limit on the number of times ex-offenders may request baskets, but service depends on availability and individual situations.
Address:8131 Brecksville RdBrecksville, OH 44141Map & Directions
Services: Provides a food pantry to those in need. Offers a 2-day supply of non-perishable goods, based on family size.
Hours: By Appointment only M-Th: 10:00am-3:00pm.
Eligibility: Serves residents of Brecksville. Assistance is provided based upon need and generally individual(s) can receive service once every 30 days. Cannot assist individuals using wheelchairs as service is provided on second floor which is inaccesssible.
Documents To Bring: None.
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Address:5615 Perkins RdBedford Heights, OH 44146Map & Directions
Services: Offers a limited supply of emergency food to those facing temporary financial hardship.
Hours: Saturday, October 27: 9:00am-11:00am. (If program is successful, a regular schedule will be announced in November)
Eligibility: Bedford Heights residents at or below 200% FPL.
Documents To Bring: Photo I.D.; Proof of Residence; Proof of Income
Address:1330 N Carpenter RdBrunswick, OH 44212Map & Directions
Services: Offers a walk-in food pantry for people in need. Provides up to two bags of non-perishable food items per visit.
Hours: Pantry is only staffed W: 10:00am-12:00pm(Noon)
Eligibility: Serves Brunswick City and Brunswick Hills Twp. Client can only receive service once per month.
Documents To Bring: Must show proof of residency such as a utility bill or a post-marked piece of mail (current)
Address:269 W Main StApple Creek, OH 44606Map & Directions
Services: Provides emergency food (mostly boxed and canned, but usually tries to include some fresh items, such as milk or produce) to people in need.
Hours: M-F as arranged
Eligibility: Residents of Apple Creek, Fredericksburg and Mount Eaton. Eligibility and service frequency determined on a case-by-case basis.
Address:2004 S Green RdSouth Euclid, OH 44121Map & Directions
Services: Provides kosher canned and fresh food to those who need it.
Hours: Weekly, pick up by appointment and delivery to homebound individuals.
Eligibility: Serves Cleveland Heights, South Euclid, University Heights, and Beachwood. Service is targeted but not restricted to those who observe kosher dietary laws and whose income should be 200% of the Federal Poverty Limit or less. Households that do not meet the income guidelines but have extenuating circumstances (such as loss of income or some other financial hardship) may be served on a case by case basis.
Documents To Bring: Proof of Address/Residency: Current postmarked utility bill, Ohio Works First (OWF) statement, or other official document (such as that received from Social Security). Proof of Income: Public assistance benefit letter, Social Security benefit letter, Medicaid Card or paycheck stub. Proof of Family Size: Birth certificates, Medicaid/Medical cards, or school enrollment forms (for each member of the household). If income is over the guidelines, may be asked to bring proof of extraordinary extra monthly expenses.