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Do Justice. Love Kindness. Walk Humbly.
Director: (614) 488-0681 ext. 102
Administrator: (614) 488-0681 ext. 106
Volunteer Coordinator: (614) 488-0681 ext. 203
hearttoheart@FCchurch.com
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Tuesdays 9am to 12pm
Thursdays 9am to 12pm
First Community South
1944 W. First Avenue Columbus, OH 43212

Weekly Update

Service Statistics

Households served via Drive-Thru

  • 52 on Tuesday, October 19
  • 42 on Thursday, October 21

Households served via Pop-Up

  • 36 on Wednesday, October 20

Changes Coming

Read last week’s blog post about planned changes for the upcoming colder weather. Spoiler alert: we will be saying farewell to our beloved outdoor home, the big white tent. Please stay tuned for final plans!

Volunteer

Volunteers are needed next week for the following shifts:

Monday, October 18
11:30am – 1:00pm Preshop (2)
3:30pm – 5:00pm Truck Unloading (4)

Tuesday, October 19
8:30am – 10:30am Drive-Thru (6)
10:00am – 12:30pm Drive-Thru (5)

Wednesday, October 20
1:00 – 2:00pm MOFB Shop Thru (1)

Thursday, October 21
8:30am – 10:30am Drive-Thru (2)
10:00am – 12:30pm Drive-Thru (5)

Friday, October 22
10:00am – 11:00am Cold Stocking Shift (3)

Click the lightbulb to sign up!

News

Heart to Heart Sunday

Join Heart to Heart for worship at First Community Church on Sunday, November 7. Worship times as follows:

In worship, we will hear from Heart to Heart volunteers, supporters, and employees about the work of the food pantry. A special offering will also be taken to support our ministry. Because of the generosity of our anonymous donor, all of the monetary donations received will be matched up to $20,000. See below for details.

We also need volunteers for that Sunday’s food drive (see right). If you want to help receive, transport, and unload food donations, please visit our sign-up genius.

Volunteer Training Opportunities

Pantry Trak/Fresh Trak

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

Training will be held virtually via ZOOM. Once you have registered you will be sent the link for the Zoom approximately 48 hours prior to the training session. Please make sure you register with your name, email address and phone number as well as your Agency Name and ID Number. (Heart to Heart Agency 1042).

Click below to register:

Food Safety

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify food safety risks
  • Take appropriate action when someone has symptoms of foodborne illness or is diagnosed with a reportable disease
  • Follow good personal hygiene and hand care practices
  • Identify cross-contamination risks and methods for prevention
  • Implement effective cleaning and sanitizing procedures
  • Identify appropriate pest prevention measures and signs of pest infestations
  • Maintain facilities and equipment in compliance with regulations

Training will be held via ZOOM MEETING. Once you have registered you will be sent the link for the Zoom approximately 48 hours prior to the training session. Please make sure you register with your name, email address and phone number as well as your Agency Name and ID Number. (Heart to Heart Agency 1042)

Click below to register:

And what does the Lord
require of you
But to do justice,
To love mercy,
And to walk humbly
with your God?
Micah 6:8 NKJ

Our mission at Heart to Heart is to respond to God’s commandment to love one another.
Our vision of Heart to Heart is to model God’s love by:
Cultivating a loving community
Honoring individual gifts
Feeding bodies and souls
…and seeing everyone as a child of God

In accordance with Federal law and U.S.D.A. policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability.