Ways to Give
Every $1 Donated Turns into $11 Worth of Groceries for Our Hungry Neighbors
Food Pantry Network of Licking County |1035 Brice StreetNewarkOH43055 | (740) 344-7401

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Pledge a Monthly Donation

Commit to ending hunger in Licking County by enrolling in our monthly donation program. Monthly gifts ensure ongoing support for the Food Pantry Network of Licking County as we focus on getting food to our neighbors in need. The monthly donation is automatic until you cancel or modify your donation. To manage your monthly donation, please log in to the User Center.

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The value of your donation will be stretched to make a difference in our community.

  • $10 a month provides 20 meals.
  • $25 a month provides 50 meals.
  • $50 a month provides 100 meals.
 

Make a One-Time Donation

The Food Pantry Network of Licking County collects one-time donations online and through the mail.

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Mail your donation to:

Food Pantry Network of Licking County
1035 Brice Street
Newark, Ohio 43055

Leave A Legacy

Donate to the Endowment Fund

In 2018, the FPN of Licking County established an endowment fund managed by the Licking County Foundation. The Endowment Fund provides investment income that allows us to procure and distribute food to low-income families for future generations.

If you would like to support our future efforts, please designate your gift to the Endowment Fund on the gift form below.

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Supporters of the Endowment Fund will be recognized at the following Award levels:

Fellowship Award

Individuals, families, companies, and organizations who donate $1,000 to $9,999 will receive recognition as a Food Pantry Network Fellowship Award Member. Fellowship Award members will be invited to the Food Pantry Network’s annual meeting each year and be recognized for their support.

Society Award

The Society Award recognizes those who give $10,000 to $24,999 to the Endowment Fund. Society Award members will be invited to an annual endowment dinner along with Leadership Award members to be updated on how their support is impacting our community.

Leadership Award

The Leadership Award recognizes those who give $25,000+ to the Food Pantry Network’s Endowment Fund. Leadership Award members will be invited to an annual endowment dinner along with Society Award members to be updated on how their support is changing our community.

Community Shopping Programs

Kroger Community Rewards

The Food Pantry Network of Licking County is a beneficiary of the Kroger Community Rewards program. Each purchase you make at Kroger can benefit Food Pantry Network of Licking County. If you’d like to help end food insecurity every time you shop at Kroger, sign up for Kroger Community Rewards.

To register your Shopper’s Card for the Community Rewards Program, visit Kroger’s Community Rewards webpage. Shoppers must have a digital account with Kroger to link their Shopper’s Card to an organization. The Food Pantry Network of Licking County’s NPO number is EV893.

AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile allows shoppers to support the Food Pantry Network of Licking County at no added cost. Every time you make a purchase on AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate a small percentage to us. To participate in this program, register your account at smile.amazon.com and select the Food Pantry Network of Licking County as your beneficiary, then begin shopping using the AmazonSmile website.

AmazonSmile is available on the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app for some phones. Click on Settings in the Amazon Shopping app and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on the feature.

Donate Food

At the Food Pantry Network of Licking County, we encourage monetary donations because of our increased purchasing power. However, we accept non-perishable food donations and are grateful to our supporters who work to end hunger. Many of our community supporters host annual food drives and fundraisers to help support our mission of ensuring that no one in Licking County goes hungry. If you’d like to donate food, you can drop it off at your local pantry during pantry hours or at our main office.

Suggested donations include canned soups, after-school snacks, juice boxes, and personal care products.

Food Drop Off Location and Hours:

Food Pantry Network of Licking County
1035 Brice Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Organize a Drive

Are you looking for a way to be part of our mission? Consider holding a food and fundraising drive to benefit the Food Pantry Network of Licking County. Organizations, schools, businesses, and individuals host special events throughout the year and ask others to donate a canned food item for the benefit of the FPN of Licking County.

What do you need to get started?

  • Set a date and time for your collection
  • Promote your event using flyers, email, social media, etc.
  • Collect the items or monetary donations. Drop off your donated items at FPN of Licking County when the food drive is complete.
 

We are happy to provide collection boxes and posters to help you with your drive. We accept donations year-round. Please call (740) 344-7401 or fill out a contact form below if you need help with supplies to get started.

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