Month: July 2024

Current Pantry Needs


The NEEDS pantry serves hundreds of people each month. You can help by donating some of our most-needed items!

This month’s top needs are boxed cereal (we are about to run out!)packaged side dishes, such as stuffing, pasta and rice mixes, and potato dishes; and canned green beans.

Other much-needed items are listed below.

Nonperishable Food:
Canned collard greens
Canned pineapple
Canned corn
Canned salmon
Canned mixed vegetables
Instant oatmeal packets

Personal Care:
Deodorant (men’s and women’s)
Toothpaste

Donations can be dropped off at Kenwood Baptist Church during our open hours (Tuesday and Thursday 9:00-1:00). You can also donate via our Amazon Wish List, and your donation will be shipped directly to the pantry!

Join NEEDS at MPH Brewing on July 18!


Support NEEDS by enjoying an evening of food and drinks at MPH Brewing! MPH will donate a portion of all proceeds to NEEDS.

When: Thursday, July 18 from 4:00-10:00
Where: 7880 Remington Rd, Cincinnati OH 45242

Click HERE for more details about MPH. See you there on July 18!

June Impact


Summer is a challenging season for families who rely on school assistance to feed their children. More than 20 new families visited NEEDS for aid in June, and requests for both food and emergency financial assistance remained high.

Here are the latest totals:

During the month of May, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 175 families – for a total of 605 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to 16 families, distributing $5534.00 to cover housing and utilities.

Click HERE to learn more about how you can help our neighbors in need!