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Director: (614) 488-0681 ext. 106
Manager: (614) 488-0681 ext. 203
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Tuesdays 9am to 12pm
Thursdays 9am to 12pm
First Community South
1320 Cambridge Blvd. Columbus, OH 43212

September 1, 2023

By September 1, 2023Weekly Update

Weekly Update

Heart to Heart is closed

next week for client services!

Weekly Numbers

Households served via Drive-Thru

  • 58 on Tuesday, August 29
  • 58 on Thursday, August 31

Households served via Pop-Up Pantry

  • 41 on Wednesday, August 30

2022 Statistics

Better late than never! Our 2022 annual report is now available on our website. Click image to view and download.

Volunteers Needed

Click the button below to view open shifts and sign up to volunteer online!

Wednesday, September 6

  • 10 am – 2 pm Pantry Workday (4)

Thursday, September 7

  • 10 am – 2 pm Pantry Workday (5)

Back to School

It’s that time of year again! Students are headed back to school and that means they can’t volunteer during the day. We are grateful for their service this summer and sorry to see them go. Can you help in their absence? We are looking for volunteers starting next week. Check out the link above to see where you might be able to help.

Donations Needed!

Heart to Heart is looking for these donations this week:

  • Jelly
  • Spaghetti
  • Skillet Dinners / Side Dishes
  • Soup

All non-perishable donations are to be delivered directly to First Community South. Please leave them on the red cart marked for this purpose, which is in the alley across from the dumpsters, beneath the overhang, near the kitchen doors. This is the only area Heart to Heart can accept donations outside the building. Donations left elsewhere may not be received.

More information at

Volunteer of the Month


Volunteer Training Opportunities

Mid-Ohio Food Collective Trainings

The Mid-Ohio Food Collective offers regular training opportunities for food pantry staff and volunteers. For volunteers, the most useful trainings are FreshTrak and Food Safety. These trainings, specifically, will help you learn more about pantry operations and make you an even more effective volunteer! They also occasionally offer training on advocacy, and other topics that may be of interest to you.

For most trainings, volunteers will need to register with an agency name and number: Heart to Heart Agency #1042

Sign up at Agency360

MOFC FreshTrak Basic Training

This online via zoom workshop will provide the fundamentals to get started with FreshTrak at your agency. Participants with learn how to administer the intake process using FreshTrak and will be guided on best practices for developing an efficient process in registering your clients. For agencies already using FreshTrak, this workshop will be helpful as a refresher of the basics.

  • Sep 6, 10-11:30am

MOFC Food Safety Training

Level 1 Person In Charge

We are excited to announce that MOFC/Agency Services is launching a brand new Person in Charge (Level 1) Food Safety Training developed by Feeding America and ServSafe.

This training is targeted to those who partner with foodbanks and is much more relevant to the work you are doing in your communities.

The new FA Food Safety will be offered, online, at no-cost to your agency AND even more exciting is the fact that once taken and successfully passed, the certification never expires for the person who takes the training!

The following dates and times will be available to choose from:

  • Mon, Sep 11, 10am
  • Wed, Sep 13, 6pm
  • Thu, Sep 28, 2pm
  • Tue, Oct 10, 2pm
  • Mon, Nov 6, 10am
  • Tue, Dec 5, 2pm

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