Serving Morrow County Residents with Food and Compassion
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 2018, a total of 4,578 families (or 12,968 individuals) were served. A total of 173,790 meals were provided to those individuals.
Offering a mix a mix of non-perishable products, frozen meats, dairy products, fresh produce and an assortment of bread, the Cardington Community Food Pantry 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 Foodbank to keep the pantry shelves stalked!
Located at Cardington First United Methodist Church,
300 S. Marion 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.
- If Morrow County is under a level 2 or 3 weather emergency,
the Pantry will be closed.
Produce Market days will be held at the Cardington Legion Hall (307 Park St, Cardington) on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. We serve families from all Central Ohio at the Produce Markets. To qualify, families must be at or under the 200% Poverty Guidelines. A written proxy note is required to pick up produce for another family. The note must have the signature of the person requesting the pick up, his/her address and phone number so that we can verify the request. The note must have the number and ages of the family members: Seniors___ Adults___Children___. See sample proxy letter that you can download and print to use.