Agencies:
AFL-CIO Labor Food Pantry Belmont United Methodist Church Bethesda Temple Food Pantry Blessed Hope COGIC BOGG Ministries – Greene County BOGG Ministries – Montgomery County Boys & Girls Club of Dayton Catholic Social Services Christ Cathedral – On Purpose Girls Mentoring Circles Kettering Community Action Mission Program (CAMP) Community Pentecostal Worship Center Dakota Center Daybreak, Inc. Dayton Christian Center Dayton Episcopal Food Pantry East Dayton Christian Church East Dayton Food Pantry at South Park UMC East End Community Center Kid’s Cafe Eastview Baptist Mission Edgewood Baptist Center Emmanuel Lutheran Church Emmanuel SVDP Conference Empowerment Temple Englewood Christian Assembly Evangel Church of God Fairview United Methodist Family Violence Prevention Center Farmersville First Baptist Church Feeding Friends at Harmony Creek First Dawn Food Pantry First Heavy Metal Church of Christ FISH – Fairborn FISH – Preble (Camden) FISH – Southeast FISH – Wayne Township FISH – Xenia Foodbank Mobile Farmers Market – Greene Co. Foodbank Mobile Farmers Market – Montgomery Co. Foodbank Mobile Farmers Market – Preble Co. Good Neighbor House Good Samaritan Outreach Ministries Goodwill Easter Seals Greater Allen AME Church Greater Galilee Baptist Church Greenmont Oak Park Food Pantry Harris Memorial Church HIT Foundation Holt Street Miracle Center Hope Foundation – Greene Co. Hope Foundation – Montgomery Co. House of Bread Immaculate Conception Church Jamestown UMC Liberty Worship Center Living Hope Church Maranatha Christian Fellowship Memorial UCC Miami Valley Housing Opportunities Miamisburg Helping Hands Mount Carmel Baptist Church Mount Enon Baptist Church Mount Olive Baptist Church New Hope Lutheran Church Njoy! Njoy! Northeast Churches Northwest Dayton Agape Northwest Dayton SVDP Point Fort Food Pantry Preble County Food Pantry Project Blessing Real Life Church Riverside Nazarene Church Romans 12:13 Inc. Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Shepherd’s Hands (Brookville) Shiloh Baptist Church St. John’s UCC St. Mary’s SVDP St. Paul United Methodist Church St. Peter RC Church St. Vincent de Paul Community Food Pantry St. Vincent de Paul DePaul Center St. Vincent de Paul Gateway Shelters St. Vincent de Paul Safe Haven St. Vincent de Paul Supportive Housing Sunlight Village / West Dayton Pantry Trinity Lutheran Church Pantry Trinity Outreach Ministries Trinity UCC – Sonset Café United AME Church United Community Brethren Victory Project, Inc. Vineyard Church of the Harvest Volunteers of America Wayman Chapel AME Church Pantry Wesley Community Center, Inc. / Dayton Cooks! West Carrollton Food Pantry Widows Home of Dayton Wright State University Friendship Food Pantry

The Foodbank, Inc.,

Leading the charge to relieve hunger for our Miami Valley Neighbors

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For nearly four decades, The Foodbank has served as the primary source of food for the hunger relief network in the Miami Valley. The Foodbank – the only one of its kind in the area – nourishes the hunger relief efforts of the community through the acquisition and distribution of food to agencies that feed hungry people throughout Montgomery, Greene and Preble counties. The Foodbank provides the infrastructure for more than 100 member programs that serve as the charitable hunger relief network in the area.

The Foodbank strives to provide healthy, nutritious meals to all individuals we serve. Although The Foodbank’s mission is simple, making it happen is a great undertaking that grows larger every day. Countless individual volunteers help us organize food drives, help sort and distribute food to the needy and help us raise much needed funds.

No other organization in the Miami Valley does what we do.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When I donate, where does my money go?

The Foodbank is committed to relieving hunger through the acquisition and distribution of food to hungry people in the Miami Valley. Donations to The Foodbank are used to support this mission by helping with the cost of food, transportation, and keeping The Foodbank running.

How can I donate to the Foodbank?

There are many ways to donate to The Foodbank. To donate online, click here. Or you can send a donation to The Foodbank, 56 Armor Place, Dayton, OH 45417. If you would like to find out more about monthly giving or planned giving, contact Development Manager, Lee Lauren Truesdale (937)461-0265 x13 or at lalder@thefoodbankdayton.org.

How else can I help?

If you are interested in getting more involved to help solve hunger in the Miami Valley, consider volunteering or hosting a food drive! You can find other ways to help by looking at our Hungry to Help toolkit.

Where can I drop off food donations?

You can bring them to The Foodbank’s warehouse Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. No appointment is needed to drop off a donation and you will receive a donation form.

I need help with food. Where can I go to receive food assistance?

To find a pantry near you, call United Way’s Helpline at (937)225-3000. If you would like to see if you qualify for SNAP (formerly food stamps) or WIC, visit the Ohio Benefits Bank.

OUR GOALS AND EXPERTISE

The Foodbank brings food, comfort and hope to hungry families in the Dayton area.

For nearly four decades, The Foodbank has been the primary food supplier to the hunger relief network in Montgomery, Greene and Preble counties. Food and related supplies are acquired and distributed to a network of food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, Kids Café sites and school backpack programs that feed the hungry throughout the community. 96 nonprofit agencies are members of The Foodbank and provide services through more than 100 feeding programs in the Miami Valley.

The Foodbank works closely with Feeding America, the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, and the 12 food banks across Ohio to help solve hunger in our community.

The Foodbank Mission – Committed to relieving hunger through the acquisition and distribution of food to hungry people in the Miami Valley

The Foodbank Vision – To ensure that food relief is available in our service area to all hungry people

Accountability We will honor the public’s trust by maintaining the highest standards of ethics and stewardship.

Accessibility We will ensure all stakeholders equitable access to The Foodbank and its resources.

Advocacy We will be the voice in the community about hunger and speak out for those who do not have a voice. We will maintain and communicate information to others about hunger.

Availability We will ensure that quality and nutritious food and related supplies are available throughout our service area.

Collaboration We will actively seek to form and broaden collaborations committed to furthering our mission to relieve hunger.

Service We will serve others in a courteous, sensitive and compassionate manner.

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