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Ask Your State Rep To Volunteer

Each day, hunger is experienced in every community across our state. Currently, 1 in 6 people, including 1 in 4 children, are hungry in northwest Ohio. The Ohio Association of Foodbanks and its 12 partner food banks, including the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, has made a request to Ohio Governor John Kasich to support […]

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Meet Epiphaney, Humberto & their children

“My husband Humberto and I have been married for nine years – but these past two have been the hardest we have known. We both started our careers serving in the army. I had to leave when we had our first child and a few years ago he was medically discharged. At the time we […]

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Join Our Growing Harvest Market Team

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 […]

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Fewer Ohioans Self-Sufficient Seven Years After Recession…

The number of Ohioans living in households with incomes low enough to make them eligible for help from foodbanks has increased by more than 356,000 people since the end of the Great Recession. Data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) show that from 2011-2015, about 34 percent of all individuals […]

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Feed New Traditions

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$10,000 Red-Nose Day Grant Received!

$10,000 Grant Received from Red-Nose Day To Feed Local Children The Food Bank, a member of Feeding America, received $10,000 for local child hunger programs in September! Inspired and supported by Comic Relief U.K. — the British charity behind Red Nose Day — NBC televised a three-hour benefit featuring hilarious stand-up comedy, clever parodies, sketch […]

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Feed a Family this Holiday Season

Tis the season for hats and warm mittens, hot chocolate by the fireplace, and delicious food shared with family and friends. As the holiday season is upon us, and Thanksgiving right around the corner, we begin to ponder what in our lives we are most thankful for. Some of our lists might include our family […]

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Harvest of Thanks Dinner, Dance & Auction to fight hunger in Northwest Ohio

The holiday time is a time to be thankful for all of the blessings you have been awarded in life. Your list may include: your family, your home, your career, etc. One thing that may not necessarily be at the top of your list is the food you eat every day. The breakfast you eat […]

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ATTENTION FOOD BANK SUPPORTERS!

Shop at any of your local Northwest Ohio T.J.Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores Fri., Nov. 4th thru Sun. Nov. 6th and join the fight against hunger in Northwest Ohio! All stores will collect $1, $5, or $10 donations at the register. 100% of funds raised will stay in our local community and will go toward […]

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Art in Food Festival

      Join the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank and the Toledo Museum of Art for Art in Food, a festival at the Toledo Museum of Art. Tour the table-for-two settings created by local designers, inspired by works of art in the gallery. In the evening, book your ticket for the chef lecture, gala, […]

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TRIVIA NIGHT – Fundraiser

Do you think your team knows it all? PROVE IT! The Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank is hosting TRIVIA NIGHT on Wednesday, November 2 at the Park Inn Toledo. Join us for an evening of laughter and fun as teams go head-to-head to win great prizes! Doors open at 7:00 p.m., and the competition begins at […]

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BIG LOTS Friends & Family Event Food Drive

Join us THIS WEEKEND, October 1 & 2, for the Big Lots Friends & Family event FOOD DRIVE! Bring your nonperishable items to any of the Big Lots locations below, and shop using this coupon! All donations stay in Northwest Ohio and will make a difference in the lives of many! Big Lots Donation Locations: […]

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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 […]

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The Great American Milk Drive

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 […]

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Feed the Eagles, Panthers & others in need…

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 […]

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The Different Faces of Hunger

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 […]

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Feed Our Future

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 […]

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Support the Food Bank by Shopping at Kroger!

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 […]

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Need for Food Continues to Grow

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 […]

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13abc – Hope For The Hungry Food Drive

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! […]

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ShareCorps-Toledo Food Bank Summer Associate

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 […]

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Annual Motown Dinner & Dance Cruise on The Detroit Princess Riverboat

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 […]

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Walmart’s Fight Hunger Spark Change

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 […]

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Hold a SOUPER BOWL food drive and help us TACKLE hunger.

  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. […]

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Zoup! is making National Soup Month matter

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, […]

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