Fairfield Food Pantry
Reducing Hunger while Serving Our Community

Fairfield Food Pantry

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Special Thanks to the Fairfield Community Foundation

Linda Yarger, President of Fairfield Community Foundation (FCC), holding a check of a grant from the FAIRFIELD Community Foundation to the Fairfield Food Pantry. Our heartfelt thanks to the Fairfield Community Foundation for being one of our benefactors and helping us in our fight to End Hunger in Fairfield!

We would also like to express our gratitude to the Sam's Club store on Kemper Rd, Springdale, and the Walmart store on Princeton Rd, Fairfield Twp, for their grants to our food pantry. Thank you for partnering with us in our fight to End Hunger in Fairfield.

Kerry Saylor
Dayton Tornado Victims have our Support!

Members of the Fairfield Food Pantry heads north to Dayton to deliver some much needed assistance to Dayton tornado victims. Dan Grabowski and Bill Woeste delivered a $1000 donation to the Dayton Food Pantry to help replenish much needed items to support local citizens - primarily recent tornado victims.

Lee (Adler) Trusdale commented “we thank the entire Board for the donation….it is much needed in the wake of the recent disaster.”

The persons shown are left to right: Dan Grabowski, Lee (Adler) Trusdale, Bill Woeste, and Carl Wriston.

Kerry Saylor
New Program Launched at Kroger

The Kroger Company, one of the best known grocery stores across America has launched a new program called Zero Hunger | Zero Waste. This is “Kroger’s bold new plan to end hunger in our communities and to eliminate waste across our company by 2025” and the Fairfield Food Pantry is proud to become a part of this program.

Our Pantry has been selected to become one of the many recipients of Kroger’s new and bold program. While the program is just being launched, this will certainly provide immediate benefit to our local community.

Pantry representatives will pick up items from the Deli, Bakery, Produce, and Meat departments every Monday, Tuesdays and Thursday at 8am. These items will be made available to our patrons immediately upon arrival back to the Pantry. Be sure to check out this great program!

You can read more here: https://www.krogerstories.com/zerohungerzerowaste/

Kerry Saylor
Pantry Needs Your Help!

During time of need, personal hygiene is important. We are currently very low on these types of supplies and need your help! Specifically, we need:

  • Personal care items

    • Toothpaste

    • Toothbrush

    • Deodorant

    • Shampoo

    • and more!

  • Laundry Detergent and Dishwashing soap

Update 7/8/2019: The Pantry is in need of breakfast cereals! We have been unable to acquire cereal from our local supplier recently and can use your help to replenish out shelves.

Kerry Saylor
Volunteer for the Western Southern Tennis Open Championships and Help the Pantry!

We truly appreciate all you do for the Pantry, and here is one more way you can help bring in additional funds for the Pantry in a way that is quite different! And…you can help the Pantry raise hundreds of dollars. You can volunteer with your spouses, kids, friends, other family, and church members and make it a memorable and fun day while doing good!

The Western Southern Tennis Open Championships are held in August in Mason, across from Kings Island, and they are looking for volunteers. The Pantry will receive a direct donation from Levy, the company that handles all the hospitality during the event. The dates are Thursday, August 15, Friday, August 16 and Sunday, August 18. Registration closes on Friday, May 31 st , so you will need to contact Pantry Board Member, Becca Desai a 513-560-0581 or bfdesai@aol.com with questions and to lock in your spot.

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

CULINARY: Volunteers are needed on August 15 or 16, to work a whole shift, which is 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Levy will make a donation of $90 to the pantry for the 7 hour shift, and $13/hour for anything over 7 hours.

Responsibilities: Help chefs in the kitchen with tasks assigned by the chefs. No cooking, but cutting, cleaning, chopping, washing dishes, getting items from the fridges and freezer, arranging the food on trays, etc.

TENT ATTENDANT: Volunteers are needed on August 18 from 8:30am to 5:30pm. Levy will make a donation of $120 for 12 hours or less, depending on when they let volunteers leave.

Responsibilities: Wait on guests, serve them coffee, food, set the tables, clean tables, etc.

Note: Volunteers must wear black pants and black shoes and hair must be tied back.

We hope you will sign up and get your friends and family to sign up for the different kind of volunteer opportunity Just contact Becca Desai at 513-560-0581 or bfdesai@aol.com

An Amazing Addition to the Pantry!

This was a great day at the Pantry. After months of working to get the best freezer at the best price, the new walk-in freezer was installed. Now the Fairfield Food Pantry can take advantage of good prices on meat and other frozen foods at great prices to better serve our community. Thanks to all who made this happen.

2019 Pantry 5K was Huge Success!

We would like to thank all of the runners, walkers, and especially our sponsors who supported our 2019 5K.

We had great weather and a record attendance!
Hope to see you all next year!

Pictures are now online! Find them HERE.

Click to see 2019 Race results

Click to see 2019 Race results

Kerry Saylor5K, News, Events
Food Pantry - On The Move!

Following an accident that severely damaged the home of the Fairfield Food Pantry, we are excited to announce that we have found a new home. This new facility, located at 78 Donald Drive, is less than 1/2 mile from the Magie Avenue facility, provides enough space to triple the amount of supplies we can maintain on-site, provides better parking for its’ clients, and provides room for future expansion. This is definitely a win-win for all involved! We are grateful the driver of the Toyota Camry did not have any serious injuries.


Our New Home!