Fiscal Year 2021

IMPACT REPORT

(July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021)

FOOD

Food is the single most important foundational element linking all people. Using food to create positive solutions for stability, our programs work to eliminate hunger in the community.

1 in 7 neighbors

in our tristate area is at risk of hunger

More than 90,000 children

in our tristate may not know where they will find their next meal.

$1 COULD HELP PROVIDE 3 MEALS

PROVIDED 41.7 MILLION MEALS

TO OUR COMMUNITY WHICH INCLUDES:

10 MILLION POUNDS

of produce

5 MILLION POUNDS

of retail food rescue

Power Pack

191,687 Packs
104 Sites
706,446 Pounds of food

Healthy Harvest Mobile Market

14,991 Customers
$128,326 Sales
72% Customers use a benefit

SCHOOL / COLLEGE PANTRY

16,810 Households served
801,000 Pounds of food
65,400 Individuals
56 Sites

KIDS CAFE

8,114 Meals
9 Sites

KIND PROGRAM

1,375 Cans of formula
12 Sites

CLINIC PANTRY

11,456 Individuals served
4,699 Households served
9 Sites

PRODUCE POP UPS

In Partnership with Anthem®

756 Pop Ups
104 Agencies

LIBERTY STREET MARKET

12,055 Distinct households
23,169 Distinct clients
2,177,980 Pounds of
food provided

SUMMER MEALS

14,299 Meals served
21 Sites

WHERE DOES OUR FOOD COME FROM?

52.1%

GOVERNMENT FUNDED

12.4%

DONATED

22.3%

PURCHASED BY FREESTORE

13.2%

RETAIL FOOD RESCUE

CONNECTION

We connect people to programs and services that provide support on a pathway to stability. By providing resources and connection to community partners, we help people avert crisis and reduce barriers to self-sufficiency.

264,000 MONTHLY INDIVIDUALS SERVED

574 COMMUNITY PARTNERS

in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana

BENEFITS ENROLLMENT

1,673 Medicaid enrollments
SOAR: 21 Applications and 17 approvals

BACK ON TRACK

2,086 Clothing distributions
865 Households served

BIRTH CERTIFICATES & IDS

613 Birth certificate vouchers
673 ID vouchers
91 Police checks

TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE

3,100 Bus tokens provided

REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE

695 Clients supported

SNAP

8,857 SNAP applications
submitted, representing
8,021,076 meals

RENT AND UTILITIES

$1.73 Million given in rent
and utility assistance
2,174 Households

HOPE

To achieve a brighter future, we provide hands-on job training and support that allows individuals to gain skills and confidence.

76% OF LIFT GRADUATES

receive jobs in 90 days

CINCINNATI COOKS!

64 Graduates
34 Passed ServSafe exam
8 Second Course graduates

LIFT THE TRISTATE

32 Graduates
22 Received CLA Certificate
(Certified Logistics Associate)

SHELTER DIVERSION

130 Households supported
425 Individuals served

STABILIZATION PROGRAM

101 Successfully completed program
27% Improvement in stability score

EVENTS

Sign up to Volunteer or call 513-482-7550

Virtual Hunger Walk

$108,240 Raised
72 Teams

Volunteers

11,667 Volunteers
Annually provided 47,840 Hours

Virtual Rubber Duck Regatta

200,000 Ducks sold
$1,384,427 Net Revenue

Virtual Fall Classic

$92,998 Net Revenue
24 Local restaurants
supported

COVID-19 Increase: 138,000 emergency boxes, representing a 55% increase from our prior year’s historic distribution.

The Ohio National Guard provided 47,217 hours of service to our community assisting Freestore Foodbank with emergency food distribution.

LOCATIONS

Our Mission: To improve lives by eliminating hunger in partnership with our community.

JEFF & DARLENE ANDERSON FAMILY BUILDING

1141 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 482-4500

CUSTOMER CONNECTION CENTER & LIBERTY STREET MARKET

112 East Liberty Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 241-1064

MAYERSON DISTRIBUTION CENTER

1250 Tennessee Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
(513) 482-4500

NORTHERN KENTUCKY DISTRIBUTION CENTER

100 Beacon Drive
Wilder, KY 41076
(859) 572-8122