Host A Canned Food Drive

Thank you for your interest in hosting a canned food drive. We truly appreciate your support as we work to provide more than 20 million meals annually to our hungry neighbors in the Tri-State area. Please click here for information on hosting a canned food drive.

Thank you for your interest in hosting a canned food drive. We truly appreciate your support as we work to provide 23 million meals annually to our hungry neighbors in the Tri-State area.

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Some of the most-needed donations include:

  • Host A Food DriveCanned meat products (tuna, chicken, ham, spaghetti with meatballs, chili with meat and beans, beef stew, etc.)
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned vegetables and fruits
  • Canned soups
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Personal care items (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush, feminine hygiene products, disposable diapers)

*Please, no glass items


Due to an increased volume in food drives, we can only accommodate delivery and pickups for food drives that require three or more 44-gallon barrels at any one location. Please contact us at least two weeks prior to the start of the event.
Please note that barrel delivery and pickup takes place between 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Exact times for delivery and pickup are unavailable, as they are based on our drivers’ schedules for any given day.

All other donations can be delivered to the following locations:

The Freestore Foodbank’s Customer Connection Center 112 East Liberty Street, Over-the-Rhine Donation hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saturday

  • The Freestore Foodbank’s Customer Connection Center
    112 East Liberty Street, Over-the-Rhine
    Donation hours
    8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
    10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Saturday
    Holiday Hours:
    8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday, November 21
    8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 22
    8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Wednesday
    , November 23
    Closed: November 24, November 25, November 26, November 27
    8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 21
    8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 22
    8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p
    .m. Friday, December 23
    Closed: December 24, December 25, December 26

  • The Freestore Foodbank’s Mayerson Distribution Center
    1250 Tennessee Avenue, Bond Hill
    Donation hours
    7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
    Holiday Hours:
    Closed: November 24, November 25, November 26, November 27
    Closed: December 24, December 25, December 26