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Donations of food from grocers, food distributors, farmers, and community members provide a much-needed supplement to the food we receive from government agencies. You can help by donating nonperishable foods and fresh produce.
Check with your financial advisor to learn more about the tax benefits associated with donating food. Every day, we become more aware of the staggering need for emergency food in our community. Inwe distributed over 32 million pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to families in need.
We accept nonperishable foods, fresh produce, and prepared but unserved foods that meet these requirements. We do not accept milk-based soups, fresh shellfish, home-prepared foods, or foods that have been placed in a buffet serving area. Click on any of the video links below for more information about the foods we can and cannot accept:. The donated product has included frozen breakfast and lunch sandwiches. Eskridge, was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for their commitment to Mid-Ohio Foodbank and for making a difference in the lives of hungry neighbors.
The demand for food assistance in central and eastern Ohio continues at record levels. Make the most of your efforts. Offer potential donors the opportunity to contribute cash instead of shelf-stable food items. If you are looking for something different item add to your drive, try asking for these other essential items:.
A staff member will help you unload your donation, weigh it, and provide a poundage receipt. Gardeners should make arrangements to deliver their produce directly to their neighborhood walk-in pantry. You may also bring your donations to Mid-Ohio Foodbank Call Participate in Plant a Row for the Hungry, a program deed to encourage gardeners to plan an extra row of produce each year to donate.
To donate surplus crops, please Dave Daniel or call Your excess produce may be packed in cases, bins, or bushel crates. You are not required to give detailed information about the produce you provide, as long as it is donated in good faith. Mid-Ohio Foodbank distributed nearly 60 million pounds of food last year, enabling food pantries, soup kitchens and emergency shelters across 20 counties to provide food for more thanmeals each day.
Let us pick it up. Our trucks can accommodate all sizes of donations. Please call ORG to arrange for pickup. Our docks can accommodate semis and large straight trucks. ORG to arrange for drop-off. More than 14 billion pounds of fresh produce are left in the fields each year. Yet, 1 in 4 of our children are hungry. Produce is one of the best products for Mid-Ohio Foodbank to distribute, not only because it is wholesome and nutritious, but also because it is the most readily available. We work with farmers to secure and distribute fresh produce to more thanfamilies at food pantries and produce markets across central Ohio.
If unlabeled, complete ingredient information must be provided Fresh produce must be boxed or bagged—not loose Temperature-sensitive foods must be frozen or held at or below 40 degrees We do not accept milk-based soups, fresh shellfish, home-prepared foods, or foods that have been placed in a buffet serving area. Columbus Ohio want a free meal Surplus Crops.
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