Publications & Reports

Nov 7, 2023

Faces on Capitol Square: Lisa Hamler-Fugitt Reflects on Foodbanks Career, Says Ohio Must Address ‘Aging Problem’

Capitol Square is devoid of one of its most visible lobbyists -- for a while, at least.

The decision to step down from her role leading the Ohio Association of Foodbanks (OAF) was “bittersweet,” Lisa Hamler-Fugitt told Hannah News during a wide-ranging interview. (See The Hannah Report, 7/12/23.)

Story originally published in The Hannah Report on November 6, 2023. Copyright 2023 Hannah News Service, Inc.

Aug 16, 2023

Letter to Congressional Black Caucus Leadership and Ohio Members RE: Farm Bill

The Ohio Association of Foodbanks joined with about a dozen Black led food, nutrition, health, social service, and environmental organizations serving the state of Ohio to submit a letter to key members of the Congressional Black Caucus about shared Farm Bill priorities.

May 31, 2023

2023 Statewide Study of Hunger in Ohio

Ohio foodbanks conducted a survey of emergency food distribution visitors from April 14 to May 7, 2023. The survey was anonymous and included 2,087 validated responses from residents of 32.6% of all Ohio zip codes. These findings are representative of the experiences and challenges facing foodbank clients statewide.

Mar 17, 2023

2022 State-Funded Food Programs Economic Impact Analysis

Independent Economic Impact of FY 2022 Ohio Food Program, Agricultural Clearance Program, Summer Food, and CARES Act Programs

Prepared for the Ohio Association of Foodbanks by Dr. Howard Fleeter | March 17, 2023