Publications & Reports

Mar 26, 2020

COVID-19 and Food Security

Rising to the challenge: Preventing hunger in Ohio before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic

Dec 13, 2019

Hunger Index 2018

Oct 31, 2019

Summer Initiatives 2019

An overview of programs and partnerships that the Ohio Association of Foodbanks engaged in to prevent childhood hunger during summer 2019.

Jan 30, 2019

Overview of "SNAP Gap" Due to Federal Government Shutdown

Due to the partial federal government shutdown, February 2019 SNAP benefits were issued early on January 16. This has created a "SNAP gap" that is likely to cause significant financial strain for Ohio SNAP participants, because they will experience, at minimum, 45 days between the issuance of February and March SNAP benefits.

Jan 14, 2019

February SNAP benefits to be released January 16 by ODJFS

Due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, USDA and the State of Ohio had to release SNAP (food stamp) benefits within one month of the start of the government shutdown, which is why February benefits are being released early. Consumers can call 1-866-886-3537 with questions. Please click to view and share a flyer with more information.