Food Pantry & Community Meals

2021 PROGRAM UPDATES                    

Food Pantry


Open to ALL Lucas County residents

Pre-Packed food box-bag

Must bring valid I.D.

*program will begin at 9:00 AM when the Ohio National Guard is distributing

Community Meals and Bingo

Canceled for the remainder of 2020

Personal Care Distribution

1st Thursday of the month 10:00 AM -1:00 PM

Supplies are Limited

Must bring valid I.D.

Senior Commodities Program

1St Monday of the month (unless otherwise noted)

Must be 60+ and income-eligible

Curbside pick-up at SAFS

Must bring valid I.D.

Health and Wellness

F. U. N. Family Program – Families United in Nutrition, is offered once a semester. It is an 8-week program offering the whole family a nutrition class offered each week on healthy eating, shopping on a budget, knowledge of the My Plate nutritional value of food groups in diets, couponing, and how to prepare healthy snacks. Each week you attend you are given FREE groceries, provided in part by the Meijer Simply Give Program. This program will be in collaboration with the O. S. U. Extension Program.


F. I. N. E. Folks Program – This program is specific to our senior citizens who will engage in Fitness, Independence, Nutrition, Exercise. This health and wellness program also will develop friendships and educate seniors on services and resources available to them. This program will be in collaboration with Kingston of Sylvania.  

Senior Government Commodities

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) serves about 595,000 low‐income people each month and is the only USDA nutrition program that provides monthly food assistance specially targeted at low‐income seniors. The program is designed to meet the unique nutritional needs of participants, supplementing diets with a monthly package of healthy, nutritious USDA commodities. With one in 12 households with seniors at risk of hunger nationwide, CSFP prevents vulnerable seniors from having to choose between food and other basic needs. Senior Commodities- is distributed on the first Monday of the month unless a holiday, then the second Monday from 10:00 am to 12:oo pm.


January 4
February 1
March 1
April 5
May 3
June 7

July 5
August 2
September 13
October 4
November 1 
December 6

Personal Care Distribution


First Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Please bring ID.


Sponsored by Sylvania United Church of Christ in partnership with Sylvania Area Famiy Services, Inc..