Feeding America Logo

Find your Local Pantry

Get Involved button

Make a Donation


Latest Updates on Services and WOFB Food Distributions during Covid-19 Pandemic

The West Ohio Food Bank lobby is CLOSED, but staff are still reporting to work during our normal business hours M-Th 8am-5pm, Fri 8am-2:30pm..Please call 419-222-7946..Pantries and agencies coming for pick-ups, please call the office number to let us know you are here..

Emergency Food Pantry visits at the West Oh Food Bank on Wed 3-5pm and Fri 12-2pm ARE NOW CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

CSFP (Senior Box) pickups are now only being distributed on their assigned days, 3rd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of each month; First Chance pick-up is the 3rd Tuesday of each month, in September, it is Tuesday September 15 from 9am-11am; Second Chance pick-up is the 4th Thursday of each month, in September, it would be Thursday September 24th from 2pm-3pm

In order to reduce the possible spread of COVID-19, no walk-in pick-ups will be allowed; Sorry for any inconvenience

Additional Food Distributions:

Sept. 21, 2020 – Food Distribution at West Ohio Food Bank – 1380 E. Kibby St, Lima, OH 45802 – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (DO NOT LINE UP BEFORE 10:30 a.m.)

Sept. 22, 2020 – Additional Food Distribution for Mercer County – at The Galleria Lot, 909 E. Wayne St., Celina, OH, 45822 – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sept. 23, 2020 – Paulding County Food Distribution – at Paulding County Fairgrounds, 501 Fairground Dr, Paulding, OH 45879 – 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sept. 24, 2020 – Seneca County Food Distribution – at First Lutheran Church, 300 Melmore St., Tiffin, OH, 44883 – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

-Veterans Food Pantry (Lima/Allen Co.): Starting July 7, 2020, the Veterans Food Pantry will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1pm-3:45pm

New Life Church International:  Temporarily closed

Salvation Army Tiffin: Food Distribution Hours are now 9am-Noon and 1pm-3pm on Tuesdays and Fridays; Office Hours are now closed on Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri 9am-Noon and 1pm-3pm, Wed 9am-Noon

Free Meals to Youth in Need!
Children’s Hunger Alliance
is providing 750 meals for many youth in need as the COVID 19 pandemic continues. Tuesdays and Fridays
TIME: 10:30 AM-1:30 PM
LOCATION: SAFY Youth Drop-in Center, 658 W. Market St., Lima, 45801 Curbside Pick-up

Parents/guardians can pick up meals for youth 17 years and younger living their household

Please enter from Market Street and pull up to side entrance

Curbside Pick-up: Please stay in your car and call us when you arrive

Upon arrival, questions or concerns please contact us at (419) 695-3050 or

(419) 222-1527

If you regularly receive food or services from one of our pantries, PLEASE CALL THE PANTRY AHEAD OF TIME to check and see if they are still open or have changed any of their times and/or services!

-If we get information regarding any other pantry closures or change of hours, we will share that



Homebound eligibility requirements for those asking for delivery of goods:


-Essential Worker letter that agencies/pantries can use for their staff: click on the link to print a copy


New Income Eligibility Guidelines (thru pandemic period):


ODJFS TEFAP application form (thru pandemic period): 


Foodbank_Guidance_COVID-19-WOFB Completed

COVID-Food Pantry Guidelines


Coronavirus Flyer – CDC prepares communities

Entering Building Sign

West Ohio Food Bank Updated Distribution Line at 419-222-7946 extension 255, or click below to hear the recording:

West Ohio Food Bank Agency Conf Call 8.14.20 (4 total cuts)_

West Ohio Food Bank Agency Conf Call 8.7.20 (7 total cuts)_

West Ohio Food Bank Agency Conf Call 7.17.20 (4 total cuts)_

West Ohio Food Bank Agency Conf Call 7.10.20 (8 total cuts)_

West Ohio Food Bank Agency Conf Call 6.19.20 (8 total cuts)

West Ohio Food Bank Agency Conf Call 6.12.20 (7 total cuts)

West Ohio Food Bank Agency Conf Call 6.5.20 (4 total cuts)

West Ohio Food Bank Agency Conf Call 5.20.20 (7 total cuts)