CAIN: Getting Ready for Hunger Walk 2019

Churches Active in Northside (CAIN) is a partner agency to the Freestore Foodbank and a participant in the Hunger Walk for the last 15 years. Last year they raised over $25,000 for their organization from the event. As they prepare to enter the race again, the Freestore Foodbank is excited to work with them.

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Grace Sferra’s Loyal Commitment to Fighting Hunger

Grace Sferra has been a loyal supporter of the Freestore Foodbank for several years. Recently she started donating through her IRA account. For individuals age 70 ½ or older, the IRA Charitable Rollover is a tax-wise way to support the Freestore Foodbank.

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FUEL NKU – Fighting Campus Hunger

When Jessica Taylor opened FUEL NKU, a food pantry on the campus of Northern Kentucky University, she knew she would eventually need more space. In the fall of 2018 she met with a team of experts from Kroger.

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Need assistance? Contact our Benefit Call Center

We can help you apply for several government assistance programs, including SNAP (formerly known as food stamps), Medicaid and cash assistance. Our Benefit Call Center team, supporting Ohio and Kentucky residents, is available from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling (513) 381-SNAP (7627). Calls are confidential.


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.
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