Back On Track

SIGN UP Clothing is a life necessity, but it’s not something everyone can easily afford, limiting their ability to find and maintain employment, as well as regain a sense of self after a crisis. As part of our efforts to build stability and further self-reliance, we offer the [...]

Representative Payee Program

Freestore Foodbank Representative Payee Program is here to assist you to achieve greater stability by helping you to define key areas in your life that create barriers to obtaining and maintaining employment. We Focus on Five Specific Areas: Preparation of a monthly budget and distribution. Overseeing and reviewing customers financial [...]

Birth Certificates & IDs

To support employment, housing, enrollment in education and more, Freestore Foodbank’s Customer Connection Center located at 112 E. Liberty Street in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati offers vouchers for birth certificates and IDs. When families are faced with homelessness or a sudden crisis, often this basic documentation is lost, leaving families unable [...]


Freestore Foodbank Mayerson Distribution Center volunteer opportunities: Beginning On May 17th we will have 3 afternoon volunteer shifts available. Beginning on June 1st morning volunteer opportunities are available two mornings per week along with our 3 afternoon shifts per week, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Volunteer shifts [...]

Liberty Street Market

Through our Customer Connection Center’s Liberty Street Market located at 112 E. Liberty Street in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Freestore Foodbank offers a choice pantry, much like a regular grocery store, to those in need. This means that families struggling to find vital nutrition can select the items that fit the needs of their family, giving them one less thing to worry about as they work to make ends meet.

Transportation Assistance

SIGN UP For those needing assistance with medical or work related transportation, we offer assistance. At our Customer Connection Center located at 112 E. Liberty Street in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, we can provide bus passes to help families attend doctor’s appointments, search for employment or travel to a new [...]

Benefits Enrollment

Changes coming to SNAP benefits beginning in October 2021. SNAP households will receive an increased monthly benefit beginning in October 2021. Why the change? USDA recently increased SNAP benefit levels. Benefits are also updated each year based on the current cost of living.

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