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If at any time you would like assistance with applying for benefits or accessing the Food for Thought Pantry, please contact Student Resources Peer Mentors at (859) 815-7258.

Freestore Foodbank
Freestore Foodbank allows customers to choose items from the selection available, much like a regular grocery store. 

(833) 389-3663

Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Indiana Family and Social ServicesStudents can apply for benefits(SNAP/Food Stamps) online or by phone.

(800) 403-0864

Ohio Department for Job and Family Services
Students can apply for benefits (SNAP/Food Stamps) online or with a certified Ohio Benefits Bank Counselor. 

(844) 640-6446

Cabinet for Health and Family Services-DCBS
Students can apply for benefits (SNAP/Food Stamps) online or by phone.

(855) 306-8959

Call and speak with a representative to find resources based on your zip code.

(513) 721-7900
(Greater Cincinnati) (OH/KY/IN)

Brighton Center

Walk-in Mon-Thurs 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Care Mission

Alexandria, KY

Cornerstone-Hot Meals

(859) 344-6300

918 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011

(Dinner: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday; Thursdays 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. & Breakfast: Last two Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays of every month 8:00am-9:00am)

Faith Christian Center

(859) 491-2850

Erlanger, KY

First Assembly of God

(859) 474-3100

First Baptist Church - Walton

(859) 441-6184
Tues.  and Thurs. 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

First Christian Church

Hot meals:

Breakfast - Tues.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m.

Dinner - Sat.-Sun. 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Food for Thought Pantry
Find more info here.

Pantry open to all current Gateway Students

Garrard Street Church

(859) 431-1613

Grant County Helping Hands
(859) 823-0286

Grant County Neighborhood Center

(859) 581-8974 ext. 124

Farmer's Market- call for updated events

Hebron Baptist Church – Abundant Life Ministries
(859) 689-7282

Abundant Life Ministries provides food services to those living in Boone County, Kentucky. The pantry is open from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. For questions please call the Church office.

Helping Hearts, NKY
7199 Turfway Road Florence, KY 41042 | No phone number

Helping Hearts, NKY is a non-profit organization run via Facebook. It was created as place for Northern Kentucky residents financially struggling to request assistance for their family’s immediate NEEDS to include food, hygiene items, cleaning products, household items, clothing, and baby items.

Please search Facebook for the closed group, Helping Hearts, NKY. It is run by Kristi Mason Pickens.

Holy Spirit Parish (Newport)

(859) 261-0818
Mon.-Tues. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sat. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Hope Ministries 
(859) 371-1887 
Food assistance, utility assistance. 

Hopeful Church - Walk up pantry
6430 Hopeful Church Rd., Florence, KY 41042

Hosea House
(859) 261-5857
Soup kitchen located in Newport

Kenton County Community Action
(859) 581-6607
Food Assistance, utility assistance.

Lakeside Christian Church 
(859) 341-1160 

Drop in for a prepackaged bag of non-perishable items.

Lion's Club Campbell County 
(859) 781-4298 
Help for families needing food, and other basic necessities. 

Lion's Club Boone County 
(859) 525-2263 
Help for families needing eyeglasses, food, and other basic necessities. 

Lion's Club Kenton County 
(859) 572-2049 
Help for families needing food, and other basic necessities. 

Madison Avenue Christian-Hot Meals

(859) 261-0226

1530 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011

Mary Rose Mission
(859) 292-0300
Soup kitchen located in Florence, open seven days a week.

Mustard Seed-Hot Meals
16 Depot Street

Walton. KY. 41094

Serves daily 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

NKCAC Campbell County

(859) 431-7177

437 West 9th St., Newport KY

NKCAC Carrol County

(502) 732-5253

1302 Highland Ave., Carrolton, KY

NKCAC Gallatin County

(859) 824-4660

432 Main St., Warsaw, KY

NKCAC Kenton County

(859) 291-8607

1561 Madison Ave., Covington, KY

NKCAC Owen County

(502) 484-2116

109 South Madison, Owenton, KY

Northern Kentucky Baptist Church
(859) 341-6553
Food pantry located in Florence

Pantry Of Hope at First Baptist Church

(859) 441-7274

2315 Alexandria Pike
Highland Heights, KY. 41076
All are welcome
Must have valid picture ID
Every Saturday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Parish Kitchen 
(859) 581-7745 
Provides hot meals 7 days a week. 

Pendleton County Neighborhood Center
(859) 654-4054

R.O.C.K.S, Ripples Of Caring, Kindness, Support
A group created for lending one another a helping hand, showing support and sharing positivity. Drop a kind thought, show support and care for one another. No judgment, no rudeness. If you need something, ask. If you have something to share, share. Just be kind. Similar to Helping Hearts, R.O.C.K.S is run entirely on Facebook and in a similar manner.

Please search Facebook for the closed group, R.O.C.K.S, Ripples of Caring, Kindness, Support. It is run by Lena Hill and Tina Pentakis Baer.

Rose Garden Center for Hope and Healing
(859) 491-7673
Diapers, formula, food, baby clothing, medical clinic/dental care, bus passes

Salvation Army (NKY Area) 
(859) 491-5180 

St. John’s United Church of God
(859) 431-1818
Food pantry located in Newport

St. Paul’s Church of Newport
(859) 581-7640
Food pantry located in Newport. Must be a resident of 41071 or 41073 zip codes.

St. Vincent DePaul
(859) 341-3219
Rent, utility assistance, food

United Christian Volunteers
(859) 727-4417
Food pantry located in Erlanger

United Ministries
(859) 727-0300
Food pantry located in Erlanger

Vineyard Church
(859) 689-0777
Food pantry located in Florence

Welcome House Food Pantry
(859) 431-8717

Food pantry open to Kenton County low-income residents, by appointment only.

A. Morton Food Pantry

(513) 681-9665
Pantry open 3rd & 4th Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Anderson Ferry Church of Christ 
(513) 451-3555 
Serving zip codes 45001, 45002, 45030, 45033, 45041, 45204, 45204, 45211, 45233, 45238, 45247, 45248

Caring Place
(513) 841-1499

Christ's Community in College Hill

(513) 541-0303
Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Church Active in Northside (CAIN)
(513) 591-2246

Church of The Advent/Open Door Ministry
(513) 961-2100
Wednesdays 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Church of Saviour
(513) 241-1870

City Gospel Mission 
(513) 241-2555 

Clifton Seventh Day Advent Church

(513) 221-1221
Monday and Thursday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Corpus Christi Church
(513) 825-0618
Tuesday 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Call to see what areas are served.

Corithian Baptist Church
(513) 221-7351
Produce pop-up on the 4th Thursday of every month from 3 p.m. until resources are gone.

Freestore Food Bank 
(513) 482-4500 

Hamilton County CAA 
(513) 569-1840 

Healing Center

(513) 346-4080

Immanuel United Church of Christ

(513) 921-1167

Soup kitchen every Wednesday 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Food pantry open every 3rd Wednesday.

Inter Parish Ministry

Drive through pantry only. Newton location- Monday-Tuesday 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Amelia location- Thursday-Friday 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Interfaith-St. George
(513) 751-8771
Food Assistance. Documentation required: Proof of residence. Mondays, Tuesdays, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. last Fridays of the month 1-2 last Saturdays 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Jewish Family Service
(513) 469-1188 (main), (513) 766-3370 (appts.)
Food assistance. Serves 45219 and 45220 only. Kosher and non-kosher foods, personal care and household items. Must call for an appointment. No walk-ins accepted.

Madisonville Education and Assistance Center
(513) 271-5501
Drive thru pantry 1st Tuesday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3rd Tuesday 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Mercy Neighborhood Ministries
(513) 751-2500
Food Assistance . Serves seniors 65 or older living in 45206 & 45207. Picture ID and proof of residence. Mondays and Thursdays 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Mother of Christ Church
Food Assistance. Serves Winton Hills area only. Documentation required: Picture ID, Proof of residence. Saturdays 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
(513) 321-3900

Mt. Healthy Alliance Community
(513) 551-8036
Food Assistance. Documentation Required: Picture ID, social security cards for each family member, utility bills, bank statements, rental agreement Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Tuesdays 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

My Neighbors Place
3150 York St., Cincinnati, OH
(513) 661-2505

Our Daily Bread

(513) 621-6364​
Soup Kitchen
9:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Over the Rhine Kitchen
Food Assistance. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sunday 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Over The Rhine Kitchen-Walnut Hills
(513) 961-1983
Food Assistance. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Phil's Kitchen
(513) 591-2246
Offers a meal on Monday evenings from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Open to everyone.

St. Andrews Pantry

(513) 531-4337
Food Assistance. Documentation required. Picture ID, proof of residence.. Pantry hours - Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

St. Boniface Pantry, St. Vincent DePaul
(513) 541-1563
Food Assistance. Serves Northside residence and parishioners. Saturday 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Closed 1st Saturday of the month

St. George Interfaith
(513) 751-8771
Food Assistance. Serves 45217, 45219 and 45220 zip codes only. Documentation is required. Picture ID, proof of residence. Mondays and Tuesdays, 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

St. Leo the Great
(513) 921-1044
Food Assistance. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

St. Theresa Little Flower Church
(513) 541-5560
Food Assistance. Mt. Airy residence only. Proof of residency and picture ID required. Tuesdays 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

St. Vincent DePaul Society
(513) 421-0602
Food Assistance. Picture ID, proof of income and residence and referral. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, every Saturday, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

St. William Church-St. Vincent DePaul Society

(513) 921-0247
Food Assistance. Proof of residence required. Wednesdays 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Salvation Army (Cincinnati Area) 
(513) 762-5660 

Sem Pantry
(513) 231-1412
Food Assistance. Documentation required: Proof of residence, picture ID. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesdays 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.

Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Community Services
(513) 221-3882
Food Assistance. Documentation required. Proof of residence, social security cards for everyone in the household. 2nd, 3rd and 4th Mondays and Wednesdays of the month 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

SON Ministries
(513) 385-1793
Food Assistance. Documentation required: picture ID, proof of residence Mondays and Wednesdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Wednesday evenings 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Tri-County Soul Ministries
(513) 772-2277
Food Assistance. Serves Forest Park, Springdale and Greenhills. Picture ID proof of residence and Social Security cards. Eligible once a month. Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Fridays and last Saturday of the month 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Union Baptist Church Food Pantry
(513) 381-3858
Food Assistance. Second, third and fourth Thursdays of the month from 12 p.m.-2 p.m.

United Christian Church
Food Assistance. Food Pantry
Every 3rd Tuesday
Student does not need to bring proof of anything.

Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center 
(513) 821-3233 
Food Assistance

Washington United Church of Christ
(513) 541-7757
Food assistance. Documentation required: picture ID, proof of residence. Serves 45214, 45225 only but anyone can come get food of the shelf. Tuesdays 12 p.m.-3 p.m., once a month on Thursdays 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (except the 3rd Thursday) 

West College Hill Neighborhood Services
(513) 542-7379
Food assistance. 1st and 3rd week of the month Mondays and Fridays 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Tuesday evenings 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

West End Emergency Center
(513) 381-5882
Food Assistance. Hours Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Proof of residence, Picture ID

Westfed Food Pantry
(513) 661-5166
Food Assistance. Serves 45211 and 45238 only. Documentation required: Picture ID, proof of residency. Last 2 Thursdays of the month 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Westwood United Methodist Church
(513) 661-3139
Food Assistance. Proof of residence required. Wednesdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

York Street United Methodist Church
(513) 721-8095
Food Assistance. Picture ID required. 

Wednesday 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

Zion United Church of Christ
(513) 580-4824

1st and 2nd Tuesdays of the month

Serving Norwood, bring proof of ID and residency

(812) 926-1198 
Food Pantry

First Baptist Church of Greendale 
(812) 537-1642 
Food Pantry

North Dearborn Pantry 
2517 N. Dearborn RD., West Harrison IN 
(812) 637-2841