Food Relief for Village of Yellow Springs and Miami Township

For those who need food

Yellow Springs Community Food Pantry

The Pantry is open on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 2-4pm. Call 937.510.6030 for assistance.

Operation Bread Runner

Freshly baked loaves of bread delivered weekly to those in need. Contact Aurelia Blake: 937.829.7696 or Norah Byrnes 937.408.4171.

Little Free Pantry

Located behind the Presbyterian Church and across the street from Mills Lawn front entrance on Walnut Street. Please continue to use and donate to this free little resource in our Village.

Dayton Street Pantry

Located on Dayton Street in Bill Duncan Park. Please continue to use and donate to this free little resource in our Village.

Yellow Springs Senior Center

Call 937.767.7349 if you are a senior in need of a weekly grocery delivery from Tom’s Market.

Tom’s Market

Call 937.767.7349 if you are in need of a weekly grocery delivery during this critical period. Volunteers are ready to assist with delivery.

Florence Randolph, Outreach Coordinator, YSPD

Florence is our Village resource ready to help direct people to food relief resources available in the Village of Yellow Springs and Greene County. Call 937.767.3716 or email FRandolph@vil.yellowsprings.oh.us.

For those who can donate

Yellow Springs Community Food Pantry

202 S. Winter Street/Methodist Church side entrance. For donations of food and money, guidelines and suggested foor donation list, click here.

YS PORCH

YS PORCH provides a monthly food pick up on porches in support of the YSCFP Contact yellowsprings@porchcommunities.org in advance for their first Monday of the month porch pick up.

Little Free Pantry

Located behind the Presbyterian Church and across the street from Mills Lawn front entrance on Walnut Street. Please continue to use and donate to this free little resource in our Village. See list of suggested items below.

Dayton Street Pantry

Located on Dayton Street in Bill Duncan Park. Please continue to use and donate to this free little resource in our Village. See list of suggested items below.

Suggested Items

Cereal, oatmeal, breakfast items
Canned tuna, salmon, chicken
Canned fruit, fruit cups
Granola bars, cereal bars
Soups, ramen
Peanut butter with jelly
Pasta, Rice Roni, Stove Top,
Side dishes like scalloped potatoes
Boxed skillet meals
Juice and shelf-stable milks
Shampoo, soap, toothpaste
Feminine hygiene products
Detergent, dish soap, paper products

 

YS Food Pantry Guidelines for Donations

The YS Community Food Pantry is expected to be a critical part of the overall community support plan during the COVID-19 crisis. Your past generosity is much appreciated and now we need your help more than ever. Please continue to help us serve the community with either cash donations or non-perishable food donations. Here’s how:

FOOD

Food donations can be dropped off at the Methodist Church (Winter St. entrance) on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 – 11:30 am. Leave the food packs at the top of the steps against the wall with the stained glass windows. Do not leave cash.

  • You don’t need to wait, just ring the doorbell near the door on the left side and a volunteer will come out to collect the food. Please don’t hang around on the porch – drop and go.
  • Please do not drop off food with expired “use by” dates or damaged packaging. There may be other uses for these items but they will not get used by the food pantry.
  • Hours of operation for the food pantry – both drop off days/times and distribution days/times – are being reviewed and revised. We’ll update specifics as soon as they are available.
  • We’re suggesting that the Neighborhood Block Contacts (NBC) groups consider collecting food in their neighborhoods and either having one person make the delivery to the food pantry. If that is not possible, call 937.767.2655, leave a message, and a volunteer driver will come to you for the pickup.

 

Here are the items that would be most helpful at this time. The list will be updated periodically.

  • canned meat (chicken or turkey)
  • canned fish (tuna or salmon)
  • peanut butter
  • hearty soup
  • spaghetti (pasta)
  • canned pasta sauce
  • meals in a box (hamburger helper, rice a roni, macaroni and cheese, pasta sides)
  • rice
  • canned beef stew
  • baked beans

MONEY

Checks made out to the YS Community Food Pantry can be mailed to: 202 S. Winter St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Online donations can be made through the YSCF’s YS Food Insecurity Fund at yscf.org/yscf-covid-19-community-support-funds/

Cash can be delivered in person to the Methodist Church, but please do not mail cash or leave cash at food pantry door.

Thanks for your continued community support!

The Yellow Springs Community Food Pantry is a 501(c)3