Being food insecure is challenging enough, but imagine being a parent who needs to dilute your infant’s formula to ensure your child can eat throughout the week. This act of love is necessary for too many families in our region. Through Freestore Foodbank’s Keeping Infants Nourished and Developing (KIND) [...]
Major McNeil III Meet Major McNeil III, one of our 11 graduates in Freestore Foodbank’s LIFT the TriState Class #12. Though he’s had a few detours along the way, Major is now going places, starting to build a career powered by our Logistics, Inventory Management, Facilities Management [...]
At the Freestore Foodbank we are often fortunate to see hope become tangibly realized. We get to be at the connection point where the generosity of donors, the sweat, effort and time of volunteers, meets the child that may not have enough food at home to thrive. We get to see the shy smile of a child receiving a gift of food. We get to see a child hug a teacher...
One of every seven residents in the Cincinnati tristate area lives in poverty, meaning that more than 80,000 families in our community lack access to basic necessities, such as adequate food, shelter, transportation and clothing. This lack of basic necessities perpetuates a cycle...
The Power Pack program continues to work with schools to provide weekend food assistance to children who are low-income. Since the beginning of FY21, this program has provided 98 school sites with a total of 84,204 packs, an equivalent of 319,953 pounds of food. The economic consequences of the [...]
We hope you’ll join us virtually to celebrate our work together. We’re so grateful for your generous support to bring food, connection and hope to our tristate neighbors. Your support has already made such a difference, but we know there is so much more to do.
MORE BEST OF QUACKY VIDEOS DONATE MONTHLY Quacky the Duck is Freestore Foodbank's loveable mascot, and always up to something fun when out out helping the community! Yes, there’s a day for everything... and January 13 is Rubber Duckie Day! Even though today is all about [...]
LIFT the Tristate Graduate Many people know that Freestore Foodbank partners with 500+ partner agencies like food pantries, shelters and soup kitchens. We also have two job training programs to help people address the main reason for hunger -- poverty. These workforce development programs help unemployed and [...]
DONATE NOW X2 Double Your Dollars Day! Double Your Dollars Day on Giving Tuesday! November 30, 2021 — 24 hours dedicated to ending hunger in the tristate. For one day, your donation will DOUBLE! $25 will help provide 150 meals for the community. Can we count on you? [...]
Freestore Foodbank to introduce new weekly drive-up food distribution to help families through winter months of pandemic.
Since March, at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Freestore Foodbank has coordinated and produced emergency food distributions in neighborhoods throughout Greater Cincinnati. Beginning Wednesday, December 9 Freestore Foodbank will offer drive-up food distribution with a varying menu from week to week at our Freestore Foodbank Mayerson Distribution [...]