Food Banks in 45420 Zip Code
How To Help a Food Bank

There are many forms of aid available to those in need. Food stamps are issued by the government. They are used in grocery stores to help children and adults buy nutritious food. Shelters offer housing and food to the homeless. These organizations may also help individuals detox or find jobs. Orphanages are considered by some to be food banks, too. Orphanages take in children without parents. They feed and clothe the children until suitable homes are found. Helping a shelter or food pantry is a rewarding experience. Following are ways you can spread relief to those in need.

  • Donate money. You could mail a check or take it straight to the charity. Keep in mind that most donations are tax deductible. People on food stamps may not have money for other things like clothes or shoes, so this would be a good cause to donate money to.
  • Donate items. Food banks function almost completely on donated goods. Some shelters or food pantries will partner with local organizations to collect goods. If there is not a collection box nearby, take your extra food straight to the shelter or soup kitchen.
  • Donate time. Volunteering is a rewarding experience. It gets you personally involved in aiding others. You cannot just walk into a homeless shelter or food pantry and get to work, though. You need to supply personal information to the organization so they know who you are.
  • Organize a fundraiser. Many people donate to food drives, but you could become actively involved by organizing your own. First, contact the shelter or soup kitchen you want to help. They can supply you with a list of items they especially need. You need to pass this information on to others and work to gather as many supplies as possible.

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    140 Stonemill Rd
    Dayton, OH 45409
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    359 Maryland Ave
    Dayton, OH 45404
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    2560 N Main St
    Dayton, OH 45405
    937-278-5125
    1930 Fairport Ave
    Dayton, OH 45406
    937-454-6901
    6550 Poe Ave
    Dayton, OH 45414
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    Miamisburg, OH 45342
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    541 Ledbetter Rd
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    Enon, OH 45323
    937-845-1008
    226 S Pike St
    New Carlisle, OH 45344
    937-839-1615
    20 E South St
    West Alexandria, OH 45381
    937-335-7939
    419 E Main St
    Troy, OH 45373
    513-423-0433
    834 Yankee Rd
    Middletown, OH 45044
    937-382-8365
    789 N Nelson Ave
    Wilmington, OH 45177
    513-868-3276
    800 S Front St
    Hamilton, OH 45011
    513-863-2200
    3401 Hamilton Mason Rd
    Hamilton, OH 45011
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    400 W Withrow St
    Oxford, OH 45056
    937-498-0598
    330 E Court St
    Sidney, OH 45365
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    5333 Kernan Rd
    Lynchburg, OH 45142
    937-579-5210
    Lynchburg, OH 45142
    513-871-3136
    4100 Taylor Ave
    Cincinnati, OH 45209
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