Thank you. You will receive a written confirmation of your donation in the mail within ten days.
For every $1 given, the Food Bank distributes $15 worth of food, which is equivalent to 6 meals, to hungry people through church pantries, homeless shelters and soup kitchens, shelters for battered women and after school programs in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Your financial support provides fresh produce to seniors and helps working poor families put food on their tables. DONATE NOW...
Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley is a 501(c)3 charitable organization and depends on donations of food and funds to meet the needs of our friends and neighbors.
To collect food and/or funds to help feed hungry Mahoning Valley families:
- All food drives and events should be approved by the Food Bank. If you have any questions, please call 330.792.5522 ext. 17.
- Collection boxes and barrels are available at the Food Bank. Collection materials may be picked up from and then returned to the Food Bank.
- Food and funds collected may be delivered to the Food Bank located at 2805 Salt Springs Road in Youngstown at the conclusion of the drive, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Bagful or truckload, food donations provide meals to local families. The Food Bank accepts all non-perishable food items.
A list of our most needed food items are as follows:
- Peanut butter
- Canned vegetables
- Canned fruit
- Tuna fish
- Dry pasta
- Canned soup
- Macaroni and cheese
For the holidays, this list may also include the following items:
- Boxed stuffing
- Frozen turkeys
- Instant mashed potatoes
- Gravy mix
- Canned yams
The Food Bank is a volunteer-dependent organization where your skills and talent are needed and will be put to good use. Volunteers are needed to sort and re-box food in the warehouse, help in the office, answer phones, or work on special projects like Taste of the Valley and Harvest for Hunger.
You may volunteer Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to 7:00 or Saturday mornings from 9:00 to noon.