Improving patient health by prescribing healthy foods

“We have a high-value, low-cost health care solution. It’s called food.”
– Matt Habash, Mid-Ohio Foodbank CEO

 

A partnership between the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and a handful of care providers is looking to reduce chronic health conditions by arming patients with prescriptions that give them more frequent access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Read more in the Columbus Dispatch about the Mid-Ohio Farmacy program.

Wells Fargo will match your gift to provide holiday meals

The holiday season is here, and Wells Fargo is teaming up with Feeding America to match every dollar donated to Mid-Ohio Foodbank. With their support, we all can help provide holiday meals for more families in central and eastern Ohio. Donate below or text MEALS to 91990 and your gift will be matched up to $25,000!

Foodbank wisely advocates food as health policy

Mid-Ohio Foodbank CEO Matt Habash sat down with the Columbus Dispatch editorial group to explain the connection between food and health. Click here to read how Mid-Ohio Foodbank is leading the way to create healthier, hunger-free communities.

Ending Hunger

Need Help?

If you need emergency food, help is nearby. We distribute food to about 650 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, after-school programs and senior housing sites in central and Eastern Ohio. Understanding that Food is Health, we tirelessly work to provide multiple points for our hungry neighbors to access the foods they need to live, work and play.

Hunger Journey

An online tool that depicts what hunger looks like in each county across the Foodbank’s footprint and the collaborative process used to bring everyone together.

MOF In The News

In order to grow and provide more fresh produce to our hungry neighbors, Mid-Ohio Foodbank is pleased to open the 2019 Urban Agriculture Grant.  

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