Improving patient health by prescribing healthy foods

“We have a high-value, low-cost health care solution. It’s called food,”
– Matt Habash, President and CEO of Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Mid-Ohio Foodbank has partnered with healthcare providers to look into to reducing chronic health conditions by providing patients with prescriptions that give them more frequent access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Read more in the Columbus Dispatch about the Mid-Ohio Farmacy Program.

NEW Hours for Our On-Site Pantry Starting Jan. 1, 2020

If you need emergency food, Mid-Ohio Foodbank can help. Our on-site Kroger Community Food Pantry operates as a choice food pantry and is open to the community without zip code restrictions for five days a week. The pantry follows the same State of Ohio guidelines that the Foodbank’s other partner agencies use and offers a mix of non-perishable products, frozen meats, dairy products, fresh produce and an assortment of breads. In order to serve our customers as efficiently as possible, we have updated the on-site pantry hours, effective January 1, 2020.

The Kroger Community Food Pantry UPDATED HOURS are:
Monday – CLOSED
Tuesday – 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Wednesday – 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. AND 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
Thursday – 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Friday – 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Saturday – 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Sunday – CLOSED

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to closing time. For more information about our pantry, call 614-317-9487 or visit the Kroger Community Food Pantry page.

Foodbank wisely advocates food as health policy

Mid-Ohio Foodbank CEO Matt Habash sat down with the Columbus Dispatch editorial group to explain the connection between food and health. Click here to read how Mid-Ohio Foodbank is leading the way to create healthier, hunger-free communities.

Hunger Journey

An online tool that depicts what hunger looks like in each county across the Foodbank’s footprint and the collaborative process used to bring everyone together.

MOF In The News

In order to grow and provide more fresh produce to our hungry neighbors, Mid-Ohio Foodbank is pleased to open the 2019 Urban Agriculture Grant.  

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