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I Need Food

Food and meals are available to those in need.

You may be eligible for food assistance through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. To see if you qualify, contact the Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services online or by phone at 614.233.2000, or by visiting the Ohio Benefit Bank.

Mid-Ohio Food Bank Produce Give Away Locations
Sort by zip code or agency. There is also an interactive map.

Several food pantries operate around Franklin County, serving those who need groceries. To find out about pantries in your area, contact one of the following:

  • HandsOn Central Ohio FOODLINK
    614.341.2282 or call 2-1-1
  • J.O.I.N.
    614.241.2530

Free meals are available from many area organizations at their soup kitchens. Call for locations and hours of operation.

  • Broad St. UMC
    614.221.4571
  • Community Kitchen
    614.252.6428
  • Faith Mission
    614.224.6617
  • First English Lutheran Church
    614.252.3191
  • Holy Family Soup Kitchen
    614.461.9444
  • Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
    614.221.3446
  • New Life UMC
    614.294.0134
  • The Open Shelter
    614.222.2885
  • Rehoboth Temple
    614.252.8219
  • St. Johns Evangelical
    614.224.8634
  • St. Lawrence
    614.228.0799
  • St. Sophia's Orthodox
    614.299.8760
  • Wings of Hope
    614.561.9993
  • Vineyard Church
    614.259.5441