Latest Updates on Services and WOFB Food Distributions during Covid-19 Pandemic
–The West Ohio Food Bank lobby is operating under LIMITED ACCESS, 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 November, it is Tuesday November 17 from 9am-11am; Second Chance pick-up is normally the 4th Thursday of each month, but for November, due to Thanksgiving, it will be Thursday November 19th from 2pm-3pm..YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE 2 BOXES TO COVER THE MONTH OF DECEMBER..
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:
November 23, 2020 – West Ohio Food Bank Food Distribution – 1380 E. Kibby St., Lima, OH 45802 – 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (DO NOT LINE UP BEFORE 10:30 a.m. and DO NOT WAIT IN NEIGHBORING PARKING LOTS FOR OUR GATES TO OPEN, IF YOU ARE SPOTTED DOING THIS, YOU WILL NOT BE SERVED AT OUR DISTRIBUTION)
November 18, 2020 – Paulding County Food Distribution – at Paulding County Fairgrounds, 501 Fairground Dr., Paulding, OH 45879 –
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
November 19, 2020 – SMC Resource Center @ Forest Park – 315 S. Collins, Lima, OH 45804 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
November 19, 2020 –Seneca County Monthly Food Distribution– 300 Melmore St., Tiffin, OH 44883 – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
November 20, 2020 – Auglaize County Food Distribution – at Auglaize Co Engineer garage (DRIVE-THRU), 1014 S Blackhoof St, Wapakoneta, OH 45895 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (LINE UP ACROSS THE STREET IN THE PATH LABS/DOCTORS OFFICE LOT)
-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
–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