Learn How The Freestore Foodbank Got Started

so_cincinnati_frank_blurbEver wonder how the Freestore Foodbank came about? It’s all thanks to a man with a heart to help others. Learn more about our early beginnings in this piece that’s So CincinnatiRead More.

Freestore Foodbank Holiday Food Distributions

holiday_family_blurbOne in six of our neighbors in the Tri-State area is at risk of hunger. The Freestore Foodbank works over the holidays and year-round to help address the need in the local community. This Thanksgiving, we provided food for a holiday meal to help more than 24,000 people. Now, we are busy preparing for Christmas. To learn more about our Holiday Food Distributions…Click here.

Freestore Foodbank on the Passing of Bob Edwards

bob-edwards_blurbWe have shared many hugs, tears and memories at the Freestore Foodbank. Our hearts are shattered over the passing of Rubber Duck Regatta Founder and Chair Bob Edwards. Bob was our friend, our mentor, one of our biggest cheerleaders, and most importantly, a member of our Freestore Foodbank family. Bob joined the Freestore Foodbank Board in 1990…Read More


Before there can be a conversation on possibilities and potential, we must provide food. It is the single most important foundational element linking all people.


Addressing hunger allows us to have conversations on other issues affecting individuals, families and communities to help create stability and self-reliance for those in need.


By connecting those in need to services that create stability, we work to determine the root causes of hunger and poverty and build hope in our community.