Nutrition Starts in Elementary School

Home to a diverse population of students, Arnett Elementary in Erlanger, KY opened a school pantry in September last year. They have also been hosting Pop Up Pantries at the school – offering fresh, nutritious produce to families and introducing them to the idea of healthy eating.

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A Second Chance

Cortheas Gatewood graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Computer Engineering. A series of unfortunate events sent him to prison for a short while. When he was released, he found that he was unemployable because of his past history. LIFT the TriState served as a transformative experience for this young man, helping him find a job and lead an independent life once again.

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Glenn and Marianne Culbertson

Glenn and Marianne Culbertson’s relationship with the Freestore Foodbank began over 20 years ago through volunteering at holiday food distributions with their young daughters. Many years later they continue to support us through GE’s matching gift program.

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A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

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Sandra and her three young children fell victim to lead poisoning from the wall paint in their apartment. Horrifying as it may sound, it was easier for their landlord to evict the family than to renovate the apartment. Homeless and desperate Sandra came to the Freestore Foodbank looking for assistance. She received much more than she’d ever hoped for!

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THE CLEARINGHOUSE PANTRY: A COMMUNITY OF GIVERS

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Tucked away in the picturesque town of Aurora, Indiana the Clearinghouse Pantry is a magical place making good things happen in the lives of ordinary folks. Their wonderful work, carried out by three staff members and an army of dedicated volunteers, makes a tremendous difference in the community.

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GRANTS ENCOURAGE SECOND CHANCES

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Freestore Foodbank gratefully acknowledges recent grants from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, HDR Foundation, Harold C. Schott Foundation, General Mills Foundation Hometown Grantmaking Program, and American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation to support Cincinnati COOKS! this year.

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Volunteer Opportunities at our newly remodeled Liberty Street Market

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Liberty Street Market is the largest neighborhood food pantry among all Freestore Foodbank member agencies. We are in need of volunteers to stock shelves, assist customers during their shopping experience, staff the checkout counter and perform simple maintenance activities to keep the Market clean and customer friendly. Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals and groups up to 15. Sign up to volunteer today >>

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