Hunger Action Month is an annual nationwide campaign each September where we come together to raise awareness about hunger and to inspire action. Every action – big or small – is one step closer to an America where no one is hungry. Your voice, your actions and your commitment are critical in the movement to end hunger.
This year’s Rubber Duck Regatta is just around the corner on Sunday, September 3, so we let the ducks take over this very special edition of Connection. In this edition, you’ll read about the history of this incredible event, get up close and personal with our official spokesduck Quacky, [...]
Freestore Foodbank understands that many families struggle with putting food on the table, especially during difficult times. That's why we are here to help. We offer a range of services, including SNAP application assistance, to ensure that everyone in our community has access to the food they need.
Freestore Foodbank’s new Community Resource and Distribution Center is located at 3401 Rosenthal Way, Cincinnati, OH 45204 on the Frank and Conny Gerson Campus. While much of our work has already moved to this location, we appreciate your patience as we get settled. The new building, 3.5 miles from [...]
We’re working hard to keep our shelves stocked for tristate neighbors. We need your help! Every $10 provides up to 30 meals. No family should ever face hunger in our 20-county service area. Join our 2023 Stock the Shelves Campaign. Thank you!
I recently read that there were about 39.6 million Americans age 65 and up in 2009. That number grew to 54.1 million by 2019 — almost a 37% increase in just one decade. That’s just the beginning of the story. The 65-and-over population is projected to reach 80.8 million [...]
We have been informed by the United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments are ending after nearly 3 years. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, signed into law last week, ended the authority for SNAP emergency allotments. The last [...]
The past year brought record high inflation and rising prices on just about everything around us, which hit families and seniors facing hunger especially hard. But once again, YOU stepped forward to help your neighbors, and we couldn’t be more grateful. Thanks to your compassion and kindness, we were [...]
What’s a virtual food drive? Our most efficient, impactful food drive to get your friends, coworkers and family engaged to help fight hunger. Instead of going to the grocery store and buying canned food, especially during this uncertain time.
Soaring prices in the grocery store and at the gas pump are creating additional hardships. And while no one should go hungry at any time of year, it seems to hurt more during the holidays.