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.
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 [...]
Tuesday, December 1st - Wednesday, December 23rd. The holidays are a special time for families to gather, enjoy a meal and make lasting memories, but for our neighbors who are struggling to feed their families, the season adds additional stress and challenges. We at Freestore Foodbank believe that every family deserves to share a holiday meal together.