Mayerson Distribution Center
Located at 1250 Tennessee Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229.
School is back in session and Power Packs are needed to feed children on weekends! During the school year, students receive food through their free and reduce breakfast and lunch programs during the week and on weekends the Power Pack provides supplemental food until they can get back to school on Monday morning. Groups and Individuals are needed to assemble over 5,000 boxes weekly.
Regular Warehouse Shifts: Shifts are held Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Both individuals and groups are welcome at the Distribution Center. Volunteers must be at least 13 years of age to volunteer. Student 13-18 years old must have parental consent and students 13-15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Liberty Street Market
Located at 112 E. Liberty, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
The Liberty Street Market is the Freestore Foodbank’s very own choice pantry at the Customer Connection Center. On a daily basis the Customer Connection Center may serve up to 300 people and provide food and connections to other services which helps individuals and families.
Liberty Street Market Shifts: Individuals or groups of 10 or less can schedule a time to volunteer in the Liberty Street Market, Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays and Friday from 8am-4pm. Projects include food sorting, restocking shelves with groceries, assisting customers with their groceries outside of the building and loading groceries in their vehicle in front of the building. Volunteers must be at least 16-years-old (with parental consent) to volunteer at this site.
Yom Kippur Food Drive at Wise Temple, Ridge Road
September 19th from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Annually during Yom Kippur, various temples host a food drive and donate items collected to local social service agencies. Volunteers will unload the donated items from vehicles as members pull up to the temples and place the donated items inside the totes provided by the Freestore. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age to volunteer for this activity.
The Holidays Operations Are Coming Soon
November 19 & 20th and December 19th & 20th
Over 2,000 volunteers are needed to assist with our holiday food give away. Look for more information to be posted soon. Make plans now to reserve your spots. Groups and individuals are welcome. Volunteers must be at least 10 years old to volunteer (with parents).
Cincinnati Cooks! Soft/Life Skills Instructors
Located at 1141 Central Parkway
Cincinnati Cooks! is looking for a few new facilitators to lead their soft/life skill classes. These classes are held on Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 1 pm to 3 pm at our office Topics of interest are: Interviewing 101, Resume Building/Writing, Customer Service, Diet/Nutrition, Effective Communication/Listening, Time Management, Conflict Resolution, and Anger/Stress Management. We’re also looking for volunteers to help with writing curriculum for these topics!
Healthy Harvest Mobile Market
At various locations throughout the community
Want to help bring healthy nutritious produce into the community? Volunteer on a regular basis with the Healthy Harvest Mobile Market! We are also in need volunteers once a month for the HHMM Clean Up Crew as well.
All volunteers are welcome to join our team as TOGETHER, WE CAN SOLVE HUNGER! Individuals may self-register and groups may request special dates by visiting our website: freestorefoodbank.volunteerhub.com. Email our Volunteer Engagement Specialist, Carolyn Frank at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513-482-7550 for further assistance.
Thank you to the following groups for your support in August 2018!
We sincerely appreciate their continued support and contribution of their time.