April 17, 2014
Food costs on the rise; Food insecurity rates in Ohio remain high

The newest Map the Meal Gap report shows that nearly half of food insecure households in Ohio have incomes that are too high for them to qualify for SNAP benefits (also known as food stamps or food assistance). For those households, Ohio's foodbank network is the only safety net available. "It's time that our public policies invest in nutritious food and livable wages for all Ohioans," said Hamler-Fugitt. "We can't afford the consequences if we don't act now."

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April 14, 2014
WATCH: Ohio farmers donate pork to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Watch Anne Goodman, president and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, and Duane Stateler, president of the Ohio Pork Council, celebrate an Easter pork donation! This donation marks 1 million meals donated by Ohio pork farmers since they began to partner with Ohio's foodbanks. 

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April 3, 2014
Help Wanted: Poverty Fighters in Ohio

A poverty-fighting organization is looking for some new recruits who can provide a helping hand for Ohioans in need. In exchange for a modest stipend, AmeriCorps members volunteer at schools, shelters, and other community service programs throughout the state.

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