Many in Morrow County do not have enough food to live active, healthy lives. Founded in August 2010, the Cardington Community Food Pantry helps feed many families and individuals with food assistance. In 2022, over 5,500 families were served (totals 233,016 meals and that's a 30% increase from 2021!).
Offering a mix a mix of non-perishable products, frozen meats, dairy products, and fresh produce, the Cardington Community Food Pantry relies on local churches, organizations, and individuals contributing funding, time, and food donations to serve those who need assistance. With monetary donations, the pantry is able to purchase food from Mid-Ohio Food Collective to keep the pantry shelves filled.
Located at 128 Flint St., the food pantry is open every Wednesday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The pantry serves Morrow County residents and residents of the Cardington School District in Marion County. Clients may visit the food pantry once per month. Please note that the pantry will be closed on these dates in 2023: Aug 30, Nov 22. Nov 29
Produce Markets, open to all qualifying families from Central Ohio, will be held at 128 Flint St., on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. To qualify, families must be at or under the 200% Poverty Guidelines. Produce market dates: August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14, and December 12.
Please make a reservation prior to your pantry or produce market visit so we can ensure to have enough food for all!
Improvements Continue to New Location
Located at 128 Flint St. in Cardington, renovations and improvements to the building continue. We have some new doors installed as well as new siding!
During our construction, we continue to remain open on Wednesdays from 9 am to noon (with exception of 5th Wednesday in a month) and the 2nd Tuesday for produce markets.
We appreciate the community’s financial support that has been provided to date and ask for your continued financial, spiritual, and volunteer support to help keep this vital service of providing food to those in need!