–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; Next opportunity for senior box pickup at the West Ohio Food Bank is Thurs, Mar 26th from 2-3pm; 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:
–West Ohio Food Bank Distributions in April: Thu, Apr 16 OR Tue, Apr 28, 9am-3pm; we are taking spots for the Apr 16th event first, registration for the Apr 28th event will open at a later date; Call St. Mark’s Church at 419-222-3601 or call 419-222-7946 for an appointment; DO NOT LEAVE A MESSAGE, YOU MUST TALK TO SOMEONE IN ORDER TO REGISTER
–Wed, Apr 8, 4-6pm: Educational Services Center, Ottawa, OH (Putnam Co)
–Thu, Apr 9, 9-11am: Lima St. Mark’s Church at INDEPENDENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PARKING LOT, ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE CHURCH...(outside, it will be a drive-thru, stay in car!…Please Don’t Arrive Before 9am)
–Thu, Apr 9, 1-3pm: Cornerstone Baptist Church, CR 140, Findlay, OH (Hancock Co)
–Liberty Freedom Center Pantry, Upper Sandusky, OH (Wyandot Co): Open Mon Apr 6, 1-5pm; Tue Apr 21 normal drive-thru distribution 1-3pm
–Lutheran Social Services (Hancock Co) is currently CLOSED for three weeks.
–New Life Church International: Temporarily closed
–Trinity Friends Church Food Pantry: Starting April 7th, we will be operating on new hours moving forward. Our new hours will be Tuesdays from 1-5 pm.
–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
–If you regularly receive food or services from one of our pantries, PLEASE CALL AHEAD 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
FOR OUR AGENCIES AND PANTRIES:
–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):
West Ohio Food Bank Agency Conf Call 3.26.20 (4 total cuts)