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September is Hunger Action Month nationwide! This month we will stand together and raise awareness for hunger in our Northwest Ohio community. Did you know? 1 in 6 people (overall) and 1 in 4 children are at risk of hunger in Northwest Ohio. 100 million pounds of food has been distributed by the Food Bank since our creation […]
For the third September in a row, Kroger is hosting The Great American Milk Drive! This national drive unites food banks, grocery stores, and consumers, all working toward one common goal: providing much-needed gallons of milk with its vital nutrients to the families who need it most. Currently, 1 in 6 people face hunger in […]
The boys of fall are back as football season is nearing, and two teams are starting off the season with a little charitable giving! The Maumee Panther’s v. Clay Eagle’s Jamboree Scrimmage is scheduled to be played on Friday, August 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Maumee High School. In lieu of charging admission, the Maumee […]
Consider the hundreds of faces you have seen throughout your lifetime and the hundreds more you will most likely see in the future. Were you able to recognize the faces of the individuals and families who were struggling, or have struggled with hunger? Your answer to this question is probably “no”, because as the 2014 […]
Imagine trying to fall asleep at the end of a long day, but the sound of your rumbling stomach keeps you awake as it yearns to be fed. Sadly, many Northwest Ohioians do not have to imagine this, as this is their reality. The summer months are busy months for our member agencies, as children […]
Have you enrolled for the new year of Kroger Community Rewards? Kroger is making it even easier to support the Food Bank. Simply enroll in the Kroger Community Rewards Program, and every time you use your Kroger Plus Card, a portion of sales goes directly toward fighting hunger in Northwest Ohio! Participants must re-enroll each […]
Imagine a week when hardships leave you unable to provide enough food to feed your young family of four. Imagine being forced to make the tough decision between paying your electricity bill and purchasing food, or paying the mortgage bill and feeding your family. Maybe you don’t have to imagine this; maybe this has been […]
The Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank is honored to be the beneficiary for 13abc’s Hope for the Hungry Food Drive again this year. Join us with our partners 13abc, and Dave White Chevrolet in the fight against hunger in Northwest Ohio by donating your non-perishable items now through June 26, 2016. Cash donations are accepted! […]
The Toledo NW Ohio Food Bank is seeking a candidate to facilitates summer meals program for children in low-income families. This candidate will help us strengthen our community outreach through hunger awareness and provide a safe and secure environment for children to come and eat and socialize. This summer program will start on 6/6/2016 and […]
Adventurous Travels Presents Annual Motown Dinner & Dance Cruise on The Detroit Princess Riverboat Saturday, July 16, 2016 Boarding at 6:00pm | Cruising from 7:00-9:30pm Includes LIVE Motown Entertainment, All-You-Can-Eat Dinner Buffet and Vendors On-board. Buy Tickets Online @ eventbrite Buy Paper Tickets – Locations: Jack’s Men’s Wear 3414 Dorr St., #1, Toledo, Ohio 43607 Toledo […]
We are thrilled to announce Walmart’s 2016 Fight Hunger ¬ Spark Change Campaign. The campaign will run from March 28 – April 25, 2016 in all Walmart Supercenters, Small Stores and Neighborhood Markets. Last year, this program raised more than $10.7 million–most of which directly benefited the network! We hope you will join us in […]
The Big Game comes once a year, but tackling hunger is an everyday issue at the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank. That’s why we’re asking you to help us tackle hunger by hosting a Souper Bowl food drive from January 18 – February 7 – the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl game. […]
Zoup!, a national soup and sandwich chain, and Feeding America want to make National Soup Month (January) matter. To help do your part, stop by your local store, located in Toledo and Maumee, to make a $3 donation. The donation will be split 50/50 between Feeding America and the Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank. Plus, […]
Join us for a night of Mardi Gras themed fun (and yes, masks are encouraged,) for our annual Hearts of Fire – Feed the Desire Valentine’s Dinner and Dance on Saturday, February 13, at 6:00 p.m. at the Park Inn by Radisson. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your loved one, tickets are […]
Now through the end of the year, donate just $1 to the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank through Feeding America’s Give A Meal campaign and Bank of America will match your donation with $2 more. That means, your one dollar donation, now becomes $3 and helps us provide 12 meals! Bank of America will […]
From April 6 to May 3, 2015 Walmart is teaming up with Feeding America member food banks to fight hunger and spark change across the country. You can support the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank in this campaign in 3 easy ways: In-store Purchases Purchase your favorite specially marked products and participating manufacturers will donate […]
Help increase the amount of fresh fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins Ohio Food Banks can make readily available to our low-income families. Go to http://ow.ly/HIA7t to sign the petition TODAY and show your support that increased funding for hunger relief programs is a priority in the upcoming executive budget! According to Feeding America’s 2014 Hunger In […]
The big game comes once a year, but tackling hunger is an everyday battle for almost 600,000 people in Northwest Ohio who are dealing with food insecurity. While some people are choosing what team to root for, 56 percent of these food insecure households are deciding between paying rent or paying for food. Help them by helping […]
Everyone deserves a hot, nutritious holiday meal. However, the reality is that over 571,000 people in Northwest Ohio do not have the resources to have a turkey on their tables. A donation to Operation Turkey will help to provide turkeys to hungry families. Last year, as a result of your amazingly generous donations, we […]
Take Action to Fight Hunger Paper Plate Campaign starts today! Ohio’s network of 12 Feeding America foodbanks provides hunger relief in all 88 Ohio counties through more than 3,300 hunger relief organizations, including food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and supplemental feeding programs.
Next week is the LAST WEEK to participate in The Great American Milk Drive! Shop at your nearest Kroger store and tell your cashier you would like to donate to The Great American Milk Drive, or donate online at milklife.com/give. All donations stay local and go toward providing milk to hungry families in our community! ... See MoreSee Less
THANK YOU to the supporters of and staff at Jeep Plant Toledo OH for hosting a food drive and donating 1,775 meals (2,131 pounds of food) to the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank. This will go a long way in the fight against hunger in Northwest Ohio! ... See MoreSee Less
Our Marketing & Events Coordinator Kayla had a great time getting to know students and community members at Bowling Green State University on Tuesday! Thank you to all who expressed interest in the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Banks mission. We hope you will join us in the fight against hunger! ... See MoreSee Less
HUNGER ACTION MONTH!
September is Hunger Action Month nationwide! This month we will stand together and raise awareness for hunger in our Northwest Ohio community.
Did you know?
1 in 6 people (overall) and 1 in 4 children are at risk of hunger in Northwest Ohio.
100 million pounds of food has been distributed by the Food Bank since our creation in 1984
We currently serve approximately 250 non-profit agencies in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Williams, and Wood Counties.
Whether it’s by raising awareness, donating, or volunteering, you can find the best way for you to make a difference during Hunger Action Month. Together, we can solve hunger in Northwest Ohio ... See MoreSee Less
Join us, singer/songwriter Tedd Swartz, and other amazing artists on Wednesday, September, 21 AND Monday, October 19 at the Monclova Community Center (8115 Monclova Rd.) for FREE Folk/Americana/Positive music! Doors open at 6 p.m., and music is from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bring your own beverages and snacks, and even reserve a table in advance. Donations will be collected to benefit the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank! For further information, visit: teddswartz.com ... See MoreSee Less
Looking to start a career in the nonprofit sector? The Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank's new Harvest Market program has a great opportunity for you! We’re looking for a passionate new member to join our team who wants to make a difference while gaining valuable work experience. As an AmeriCorps VISTA member, you’ll receive a modest living stipend, an education award at the end of your year of service, and a lifetime of memories and networking opportunities. Apply today! bit.ly/TNWOFB_HarvestMarket ... See MoreSee Less