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Holiday Giving

When we think of hunger, we tend to think of the hungry as a faceless ‘them’. It’s not here, it’s someone in another country, or the homeless person we see with a sign on the side of the road. We certainly don’t think of our neighbors, or even family, as being hungry. But, the simple […]

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Grateful

Grate – ful /ˈɡrātfəl/ Adjective Feeling or showing an appreciation of kindness; thankful With Thanksgiving just around the corner, this time of year prompts many to take a moment and reflect on what they are grateful for. The Harvest Market team here at the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank has many things to be thankful […]

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Join us for #GivingTuesday

Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Pledges to Raise $5000 to Help Families in Need Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November […]

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Autumn Delight at The Harvest Market

It’s that time of year again where the leaves are changing colors, the temperature is cooling down, and flannels are the most worn item in the closet. Everyone is trying to take advantage of the precious time we still have to be outside and enjoy the fleeting sunshine. From apple picking to pumpkin carving to […]

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2017 Feed a Family

Do you think you could eat on just $5 a day? It’s more difficult than you might imagine. Just think of the impact your gift can make on hunger in Northwest Ohio. As you know, for many people, surviving on $5 a day isn’t a temporary challenge — it’s a way of life. Just ask […]

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2017 Big Cheese at Walt Churchill’s Market

Save the Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017 Join our friends at Walt Churchill’s Market this Saturday for the slicing of the Big Cheese! The Toledo tradition lives on at our Perrysburg Market with a 2,000 lb. wheel of beautifully aged Cheddar. Join us for the ceremonial slicing and purchase your piece of holiday Wisconsin Cheese […]

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What’s Cooking at the Harvest Market?

The Harvest Market cooked up some fun with a special cooking demo and tasting during its market on September 20th. September is Hunger Action Month, a month devoted to taking action and raising awareness on the hunger issue. A wonderful SNAP-Education Program Assistant from the OSU Extension Office took action against hunger and volunteered her […]

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2017 Can Jam Food Drive

Friday, November 10 from 6am–6pm Q105 and The Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank are “Jamming the Truck” with The Q Can Jam for Northwest Ohio families in need this holiday season! Q105 will broadcast LIVE from Walt Churchill’s Market at 26625 North Dixie Highway in Perrysburg from 6am to 6pm on Friday November 10th! We […]

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2017 WIMX – Yark Food Drive

November 6 – December 3, 2017 Urban Radio, WIMX/WJZE along with their partners The Yark Automotive Group (Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge Ram Store) and Metro PCS are joining forces to aid Toledo’s hungry. You are invited to make your contribution at Yark Automotive Group Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge Ram Store (6019 Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43615) or at any of […]

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Hunger Action Month

Hunger Heroes Not all heroes wear capes-some wear orange in support of Hunger Action Month. Hunger. We all know that it is a problem. One that affects each and every community. Often times we feel overwhelmed by the complexity of the issue and are not certain what we can do or even where to start […]

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Hip Hip Hooray- It’s Harvest Market’s Special Day

Cue the confetti: The Harvest Market is celebrating its one year anniversary! On August 26th, 2016 the Harvest Market had its first market, EVER!  Now, 365 days later we couldn’t be happier with the growth of our Harvest Market. What started as an idea to help tackle the problem of local food insecurity has manifested […]

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Join Us at The Cash Explosion 30th Anniversary Celebration!

We’re excited to announce that the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank has been invited to join the Ohio Lottery’s Cash Explosion Show’s 30th Anniversary Celebration – to be filmed Saturday, August 19 at the Stranahan Theater – 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, OH 43614 | Directions Leading up to the celebration, the Cash Explosion Show is […]

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U.S. House 2018 Budget

U.S. House Budget Would Endanger Older Adults, People Living with Disabilities and Children Statement from Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks: “This week, the U.S. House Budget Committee approved its 2018 budget resolution, which strips billions of dollars from a program that helps working families, seniors and people living with disabilities […]

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Join Us on Harvest Market Days!

HARVEST MARKET – After a year of planning with community partners, the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank launched the Harvest Market in August of 2016. The Harvest Market currently serves six locations across the Food Bank’s four western counties, Defiance, Fulton, Henry, and Williams, with plans to add Sandusky and Ottawa counties in the fall […]

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#SolveSeniorHunger

Feeding America participates in Older Americans Month by raising awareness and showing support for seniors we serve, seniors in need and seniors who support us. More than 750,000 older adults are active volunteers across the Feeding America network. Make a Difference for Seniors Facing Hunger ~ Click Report To View ~ ~ Click Report To […]

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Join Ohio in the Fight to End Hunger

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National Nutrition Month – Help Us Give Meals

What is food insecurity? In Northwest Ohio, 1 in 6 people, including 1 in 4 children are food insecure. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as “a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life.” While hunger and food insecurity are closely related, they are distinct concepts. “Hunger” […]

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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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