Local food pantries are scrambling to keep up with demand and need donations of non-perishable food and money Most of the pantries are looking for:
Other places looking for a helping hand include local schools and community/religious groups who are tapping into different segments of the population to supplement government programs – keeping school-age kids from going hungry on the weekends and helping families with immediate health and financial needs. Local businesses contribute goods and supplies (like plastic grocery bags) but cannot keep up with the demand.
Many of the people living around you may be in need and by supporting the community-based services- you keep your neighbors and neighborhoods strong – because you never know when you might need a helping hand.
Resources: Reach Out Lakota, Fairfield Food Pantry, Shared Harvest Foodbank, Freestore Foodbank, Butler County, Clermont County, Hamilton County, Warren County Also check with local churches, synagogues, temples and mosques-many operate community programs to help area residents.
Check with your charitable place of choice for guidelines on dropping off food and donations.
Stay healthy and be safe