Category: Updates

Current Pantry Needs

Pantry donations slow drastically each summer. Help stock our shelves with these much-needed items!

Donations can be dropped off at Kenwood Baptist Church during our open hours (Tuesday and Thursday 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Canned Food:
Peas
Pineapple
Collard greens
Mandarin oranges
Beef ravioli
Bean with bacon soup
Clam chowder
Beef soups

Other Nonperishable Food:
Pasta side dishes (Pasta Roni, Knorr mixes, etc)
Rice mixes
Snack and dessert items

Home and Personal Care:
Toilet paper
Paper towels
Tissues (Kleenex)
Sanitary pads
Tampons
Shampoo
Liquid dish soap
Laundry detergent

May Impact

NEEDS volunteers have been diligently serving in the pantry and responding to requests for financial assistance. Here are the latest numbers!

During the month of May, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 109 families – for a total of 384 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to 13 families, distributing $5095.00 to cover rent and utilities.

Current Pantry Needs

Donations to the pantry usually slow down during the summer. If you would like to help stock the shelves with our most-needed items, please check out the list below.

Donations can be dropped off during NEEDS’ open hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Canned Food:
Greens
Mandarin oranges
Pineapple
Salmon
Yams / sweet potatoes

Other Non-Perishable Food:
Pasta sauce
Dinner mixes (such as Hamburger Helper)
Boxed cereal
Packaged desserts (pudding cups, cake mixes, etc)

Home and Personal Care:
Shampoo
Shaving cream
Tampons
Toilet paper
Laundry detergent

March Impact

As prices rise, requests for food and emergency assistance go up too. In fact, the past month saw the pantry serving 150% of our usual number of clients! Here are this month’s totals:

During the month of March, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 123 families – for a total of 435 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to 10 families, distributing $3676.78 to cover rent and utilities.

Current Pantry Needs

If you would like to help stock the NEEDS pantry with food and toiletries, please check out the list of most-needed items below.

Donations can be dropped off during NEEDS’ open hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Canned Food:
Baked beans
Refried beans
Pineapple
Salmon

Other Non-Perishable Food:
Pasta sauce
Pasta side dishes (such as Knorr and Pasta-Roni mixes)
Boxed cereal

Home and Personal Care:
Paper towels
Laundry detergent

Reminder: The Piggest Raffle Ever!

Interested in supporting NEEDS…and winning cash? The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon’s Piggest Raffle Ever is the perfect opportunity!

Now through April 30, you can purchase raffle tickets for $5 each – with 100% of your donation going directly to NEEDS! On May 1, the Flying Pig will draw a winner of $5000 cash. The winner’s charity will also receive $5000! While everyone is welcome to celebrate Flying Pig race weekend, you do not need to be present in order to win.

Entering the raffle is easy! Just visit http://piggestraffleever.com/ and select NEEDS from the drop-down list of charities. Then choose your number of tickets and click “Adopt.”

If you are a runner, you can also support NEEDS when you register for a Flying Pig race event. For more information about registration discounts and other perks, visit our Facebook page.

NEEDS is so excited to participate in the Piggest Raffle Ever. Thank you for your support!

Current Pantry Needs

If you would like to help stock the NEEDS pantry with food and toiletries, please check out the list of most-needed items below.

Donations can be dropped off during NEEDS’ open hours (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-1:00). Thank you!

Canned Food:
Pineapple
Mixed vegetables
Diced tomatoes
Chili
Salmon

Other Non-Perishable Food:
Instant oatmeal assortment packs
Snack items

Home and Personal Care:
Body wash (we run out of this very quickly!)
Shaving cream
Laundry detergent

February Impact

Here are the totals for the past month:

During the month of February, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 96 families – for a total of 333 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to eight families, distributing $3500 to cover rent and utilities.

New Deadline: The Piggest Raffle Ever!

Interested in supporting NEEDS…and winning cash? The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon’s Piggest Raffle Ever is the perfect opportunity!

Now through April 30, you can purchase raffle tickets for $5 each – with 100% of your donation going directly to NEEDS! On May 1, the Flying Pig will draw a winner of $5000 cash. The winner’s charity will also receive $5000! While everyone is welcome to celebrate Flying Pig race weekend, you do not need to be present in order to win.

Entering the raffle is easy! Just visit http://piggestraffleever.com/ and select NEEDS from the drop-down list of charities. Then choose your number of tickets and click “Adopt.”

NEEDS is so excited to participate in the Piggest Raffle Ever. Thank you for your support!

January Impact

The first month of 2022 saw the NEEDS pantry remaining busy, while financial assistance requests decreased. Here are the totals for January:

During the month of January, the NEEDS pantry provided food to 105 families – for a total of 383 people!

NEEDS also provided emergency financial assistance to seven families, distributing $2666.67 to cover rent and utilities.

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