We can use any kind of food items, plastics bags, boxes, paper towels, cooking oil, and hand soap, just to name a few. Generally anything that a family would use for everyday living. We greatly appreciate all the food donations from the community. There are specific items which are distributed every week to the clients, which the pantry has to purchase weekly. If these items were regularly donated by community members, it would help relieve the pantry’s budget: 4 lbs. sugar, 18 oz cereal, 14-15 oz canned vegetables (string beans, corn, peas) 7.5 oz or family size macaroni and cheese, 15 oz canned fruit (mixed pears, peaches, etc.) 25 oz spaghetti sauce, Reg. size creamy peanut butter, Reg. size jelly, any flavor, 15 oz pork and beans, Canned soups (chicken noodle, tomato, vegetable, cream of mushroom) Soda (saltine crackers), Reg. size canned tuna, 16 0z elbow macaroni, 16 oz or 32 oz spaghetti noodles and Beef or chicken ramen noodles.
The Bellevue Fish and Loaves Food Pantry existence is dependent on the generosity of the Bellevue Community. We are a 100% volunteer organization and 100% of your donation will be used to feed residents in the Bellevue School District. We are an IRS approved 501(c)(3) and donations are fully tax deductible. Monetary donations allow us to restock and respond to emergency situations in a more timely manner. We hunt for the lowest possible prices when we restock. There are three ways you can donate. Drop Off, Online or by Mail. What ever type of donation you choose, Fish and Loaves appreciates your kindness.
CASH DROP OFF
Stop in and see the pantry, we would be glad to show you around. We are open every Wednesday. Our day starts at 9:00 A.M. and we start serving at 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. We are located at 203 Maple Street, next door to the Society of Arts Center.
You may donate by Credit Cards or PayPal.
Make your check payable to “Bellevue Fish and Loaves ” and mail to:
Bellevue Fish and Loaves
P. O. Box 121
Bellevue, Ohio 44811
Want to make a difference in the lives of others? Volunteer at the Bellevue Fish and Loaves. For over 30 years, dedicated volunteers have been giving food and hope to countless families and individuals who experience hunger. We come together in the spirit of love for our neighbors and to build a better community. Most importantly we love what we are doing. Most volunteer opportunities do not require a regular commitment and are 2 hours in length. To get all the details, our volunteer coordinator is Beckey Tidwell, 419-483-5553. Call Today.
Second Harvest is our biggest supporter providing grant funds and 40% to 50% of our food stock.
Second Harvest is a temporary relief program that distributes surplus commodities from the United States Department of Agriculture. (USDA). They are located in Lorain, Ohio and serve, Crawford, Erie, Lorain and Huron counties. Second Harvest is affiliated with the Feeding America program. ( Second Harvest )
Feeding America is the Nations leading domestic hunger-relief charity. There mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks. ( Feeding America )
The Ohio Association of FoodBanks mission is to assist Ohio’s 12 Feeding America food banks. You can get all kinds of information on hunger in Ohio by going to there website. (Ohio Association of Foodbanks)