Within Licking County, Ohio, 1 out of 4 of our neighbors’ encounter food insecurity and the Food Pantry Network of Licking County is working to make food accessible to everyone in our community and to end hunger. Our organization serves qualifying households at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines in need of emergency food assistance. In 2019, we served more than 1,000,000 meals within our community, over 4.8 million pounds. In 2020, we continue to see an increase of pounds distributed and with the continued rise in unemployment and growing uncertainty of financial stability, FPN of Licking County is dedicated to ensuring food distribution meets the needs of our families. FPN of Licking County has 20 pantry locations, we also operate 8 locations providing fresh free nutritional produce that our clients may otherwise not have access to, in a Farmer’s Market style distribution.
Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to the Food Pantry Network of Licking County. For every $1 you donate, FPN is able to serve purchase about 12.5 lbs of food.