HOW TO HELP
you can make a REAL difference
Two easy ways to donate online:
1. Please click on the DONATE box (on the top of every page) to be directly connected to our donation site. It is an easy and safe way to donate directly to us. You will receive an email receipt. If desired, your donation can be designated as: "in memory of" or "in honor of" or "behalf of." Special thanks to the Columbus Foundation for this direct donation link. Questions? please call our pantry at 614-889-6590.
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DONATE AT THE PANTRY
By mail or in person, our address is:
Dublin Food Pantry
81 W. Bridge St. Dublin, OH 43017
Donation Drop-Off * Hours:
7:30AM - 6PM Monday - Friday
*Most needed items are posted below and on the HOME page. Please bring items inside - we are on the lower level of Dublin Community Church. Enter under the orange awning and proceed to the hallway to the right of the steps. If you would like, please weigh your donation on scale in donation area + enter information in logbook. Receipts are next to the logbook.
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Pantry's Most Needed Now:
Non-Perishable Food Items
Cans of condensed soup
Cans of beans and veggies
Regular sized Pancake Mix
Rice or Pasta Side Dishes
Personal Care Items
Toothpaste + Individual Toothbrushes
Deodorant, Razors/Shaving Items
We have a supplier for shampoo but could use conditioner
Small (hotel sized) items are welcomed
Empty, clean dozen-egg cartons
Birthday Gift Bags:filled with cake mix, icing can,
coloring book(s), crayons and other items
We no longer need plastic bags.
Questions? please email
For safety: All donations should be unopened.
*We can safely accept dry pasta and canned items that are one year past printed expiration date if the can or box is not damaged.
About our service area...
Dublin City Schools is 10th largest districts in Ohio. It covers 47 square miles and spans 3 counties and 8 zip codes. And according to the 2017 American Community Survey, Dublin City Schools, and the Ohio Dept. of Education:
15% of Dublin students are considered “economically disadvantaged.” In 8 Dublin school buildings, this figure exceeds 20%,
6.3% of all families with children live below the poverty level.
4,679 households live on less than $35,000 annually.
More than 1,100 households have no vehicle available.
The pandemic impact has created new need for some and more need amongst our most vulnerable - seniors, children, families already impacted by medical or unexpected setbacks.
We are grateful beyond measure for all donations during this difficult time for so many. Your financial donations are especially important! We can use funds to purchase exactly what is needed when it is needed. We are a partner agency of Mid-Ohio Foodbank and can purchase items at discounted price with your kind donations. If you would like to discus a donation personally with Dublin Food Pantry's Executive Director Denise "Dinky" Youngsteadt-Parrish, please email to arrange a time at
Thank you, with your help, we are #fillingheartsandcarts
Dublin Food Pantry (DFP) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. 2021 is our 45th year and, thankfully, loyal volunteers and people like you are helping us meet the growing emergency needs of our community.
During the Pandemic, financial donations are crucial and appreciated! Supplies are harder to source in needed quantities and your monetary donations allow us to purchase most needed items through our discounted, non-profit resources.
Food and personal care items are also needed and appreciated - especially donations from our most needed list below. Or please contact us directly so that we can answer any donation questions.
Your donation will make an immediate impact.
An unprecedented number of families are being served at this time. Many never imagined that they would need a pantry. Our volunteers hear their stories and their thanks - so we know that your donations make an immediate positive and personal difference.
Here are some of the ways that you can help: