Myths About Food Pantries


Myth

  • Most food pantries have spoiled and inedible food.
  • Clients do not seek employment nor; do they have a desire to employment.
  • Clients abuse the system by going to as many food pantries that they possibly can.

Fact

  • In our experiences with food pantries in Central Ohio most food pantries have food that are quality.
  • Most of our clients that visits food pantries are currently working either full time or part time.
  • Most of our clientele only come to see us when they really need the food.

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The Ohio Benefit Bank

The Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB) is a free on-line service that seeks to connect individuals with programs and services that can help stabilize households.

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