HOW TO HELP

 

All of our traditionally scheduled food and fundraisers were canceled due to the pandemic yet many have asked, "How can I help?" We so appreciate this support! 

Here are some of the ways you can help: 

 

  • DONATE ONLINE 

Here are two easy ways to donate online:

1. Please click on the gold DONATE box (above) to be directly connected to our donation site (for donations of $20 or more.) If desired, your donation can be designated "in memory of" or "in honor of" or "behalf of." Special thanks to the Columbus Foundation for this direct donation link.

2. OR to donate via Venmo, PayPal, (in amounts under and over $20) please click 

  • 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 in the pantry hall way or we can email your receipt upon request 

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  • DONATE MOST NEEDED NOW ITEMS

Most Needed Non-Perishable Food Items

Urgent Need: Cans of condensed soup

 Cans of ready-to-eat chunky-soup, chili, ravioli, spaghetti, etc.

Ketchup, Mustard, Salad Dressings

Most Needed Personal Care Items

These are not covered by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Urgent NeedLaundry Detergent

Diapers size 4/5 and larger

Shampoo, Toilet Paper, Feminine Pads,Toothbrushes, 

Deodorant, Razors

For Children: Age 12 and under

Birthday Bags filled with cake mix, icing, etc.

gift items like crafts, markers, toys, etc.

Financial Donations

Other Needs:

Small (hotel sized) personal care items

Cat Food

THANK YOU!

Please drop off weekdays  7:30am and 6pm

81 W. Bridge St. Dublin OH 43017

Questions? please email 

jim@dublinfoodpantry.org

For safety:  All donations should be unopened and undamaged.

*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. 

We are grateful beyond measure for every donor, supporter, volunteer and partner. Thank you for helping DFP provide access to nutritious food and basic essentials.

  •  39% served in 2020 were children under age 18.

  •  16% served were seniors.

As we restock and continue to serve more, 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 dinky@dublinfoodpantry.org

Our teams are working hard to provide nutritious food and basic personal care items. With your support, we are #fillingheartsandcarts

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.

A 2019-20 Report lists 16.1% of students as "economically disadvantaged"

And according to the 2017 American Community Survey, Dublin City Schools, and the Ohio Dept. of Education:

  • 4,679 households live on less than $35,000 annually.

  • More than 1,100 households have no vehicle available.

We are always updating this information and will post updates as they become available.