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Greater Dayton Area Food Banks:

To find a pantry near you, call United Way’s Helpline at (937)225-3000.

 Catholic Social Services:
(937) 223-7217
922 West Riverview Avenue, Dayton, OH 45402

·       Open Monday through Friday 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

o   CLOSED on the first Friday of every month, and on major holidays.

o   Zip Codes Served : 45402, 45405, 45406, 45417 and 45428

o   Receive services once every 30 days

·       Eligibility:

o   Household income below 200% of Poverty Level

o   Must bring ID for all household members (Photo for adult, insurance card for children) AND proof of address

The Food Bank Inc:
(937) 461-0265
56 Armor Place, Dayton, OH 45417

·       Drive Through Pantry Open Monday and Fridays 1pm-3pm

·       Assists clients without transportation

o   Must make an appointment by calling 937-0461-0265 x31

o   Present photo ID and Social Security Cards for all family members (or 211 card)

 Good Neighbor House
(937) 224-3003
627 East First Street, Dayton, OH 45402

·       Monday-Thursday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

·       Eligibility:

o   Assists under-served individuals and families, clients must meet certain eligibility requirements to qualify for our services.

§  If eligible, clients are able to receive groceries every 30 days.

o   Also provides: Medical, Dental, Eye, and Clothing/Household services

o   Call 937-224-3003 for more information about pantry/nutrition services

The Hearth Community
(937) 903-9791
3415 Linden Ave Dayton, OH 45410, USA

·       Tuesdays 2pm-7pm (closed 1st Tuesday of each month)

o   No Zip Code Restrictions

·       Must have: Driver’s license

o   Recommended: bags/baskets to carry food home

St Vincent De Paul:
(937) 425-0592
945 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd, Dayton, OH 45417

·       Hours of Operation: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month 9:00am – 11:00am

·       No Zip Code restriction

·       Must Have: Driver’s License/Photo ID for adults

o   For children: birth certificate, social security card, or insurance card

The Wayman Food Pantry:
(937) 268-6729
3317 Hoover Ave. Dayton, Ohio  45402

·       Open: Thursday from 10-1pm (except holidays)

·       Also provides clothes to families in need

Wesley Center Food Pantry:
3730 Delphos Avenue Dayton, Ohio 45417

·       Open Monday through Friday, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.


With God’s Grace Mobile Pantry:
622 Springfield Street, Dayton, OH

·       Open Wednesdays 10:30-1:30 and 4pm-8pm

o   Walk in appointments from 6:30-8:30

o   Text name to (937) 397-4124 to schedule appointments

·       Must Have: ID, basket to carry food in, and ability to walk to open field parking

o   Park in empty field lot at 612 Springfield St (no parking on Jersey Street or in front of building)

Free Meals to the Public:


Gospel Mission
(937) 223-4513
64 Burns Ave, Dayton OH

Mon/Wed/Fri/Sat Open at 11:30 meals served at 12pm

Tues/Thurs Open at 5pm meals served at 5:30

Sun Open at 2:30pm meals at 2:30

No services/meals on 3rd Saturday of the Month


St Paul Lutheran Church
239 Wayne Ave Dayton, OH
Mon/Wed 12:30

St Paul United Methodist Church
101 Huffman Ave, Dayton, OH
Tues 12pm and Sat 9am


Shiloh Mission
(937) 268-6711
101 Fairbanks Ave, Dayton OH
Wed 12pm

Bethesda Temple
(937) 275-2665
3701 Salem Ave, Dayton, OH
Tues/Thurs 12pm

Zion Hill Baptist Church
(937) 263-6104
1900 W Third St, Dayton, OH
Mon-Fri 3pm-5pm

Hope Center
(937) 223-9618
111 S Broadway, Dayton, OH
Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 12-1:30pm


House of Bread
(937) 274-8583
9 Orth Ave, Dayton, OH
Tues-Thursday 11am-12pm (no major holidays)

Edgewood Church
(937) 223-8077
341 Edgewood Ave, Dayton, OH
Mon-Fri 12:15-1pm

New Covenant Mission
(937) 277-6840
4800 North Dixie Drive Dayton, OH
Mon-Friday 10-4pm