Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization with a nationwide network of 200 food banks, including Freestore Foodbank, and 60,000 partner food pantries and meal programs, has organized the annual call to action. This year’s campaign presents the impossible choices that millions of people in America are often forced to make between food and other basic needs.
Now offering the opportunity to earn up to $100 while completing our training programs! Available to students for Cincinnati COOKS! and LIFT The TriState.
Learn more about how we continued our mission to improve lives by eliminating hunger in partnership with our community. Using food to create positive solutions for stability. Connecting people to programs and services. Providing hope with hands-on job training. Together we can solve hunger.
On behalf of Charity Navigator, I wish to congratulate Freestore Foodbank on attaining the coveted 4-star rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.
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.
We are proud to celebrate a milestone with the groundbreaking of the Freestore Foodbank Community Resource and Distribution Center made possible by P&G and the Farmer Family Foundation Workforce Training Center.
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...