Profiles: Food & Clothing

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Food for the Hungry

Food for the Hungry

In Knox County, the whole community pitches in to Food for the Hungry’s annual Food and Funds Drive to make sure neighbors’ needs are met.

Shoes 4 the Shoeless

Shoes 4 the Shoeless

Shoes 4 the Shoeless’ mission is simple: with 41 percent of Dayton’s children living below the poverty line, this nonprofit strives to fit children in need with adequate shoes. Shoes 4 the Shoeless “relentlessly pursues a goal that no child endures the unnecessary physical and emotional distress that accompanies wearing socks or shoes that are grossly inadequate.”  

The Foodbank Inc. Dayton

The Foodbank Inc. Dayton

The Foodbank Inc.  in Dayton has increased its food distribution by over 26 percent by incorporating new data-driven production and management processes. 

Cleveland Foodbank Garden

Cleveland Foodbank Garden

The Cleveland Foodbank’s community garden not only brings nutritional sustenance to their clients but also serves as an educational hub for the community. 

Freestore FoodBank

Freestore FoodBank

A remarkable 80% of graduates of the Freestore FoodBank’s “Cincinnati COOKS!” job training program secure jobs within three months. Ninety percent of those are still working one year later.

ProMedica

ProMedica

ProMedica’s Come to the Table program fights obesity in a way that sounds counter intuitive: by addressing hunger.

Childhood Food Solutions

Childhood Food Solutions

Founded by seven individuals in Cincinnati who were convicted by a desire to do something about hunger in their community, Childhood Food Solutions (CFS) provides food for hungry children on weekends, holidays and summer breaks.

One Bistro

One Bistro

At One Bistro, neighbors not only choose what to order—but also what to pay.

BOGG Ministries (Because of God’s Grace)

BOGG Ministries (Because of God’s Grace)

Food pantries need not be merely distribution centers. BOGG ministries takes its food on the road, along with a BBQ party, and delivers help, hope, and joy to vulnerable community members who don’t have transportation to reach other food pantries.