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Local Food Pantries Receive $50,000 from Fairfield County Foundation


LANCASTER, Ohio – The Fairfield County Foundation is pleased to announce that we were able to provide grants totaling $50,000 to 15 local food pantries in advance of the holiday season.

“The Fairfield County Foundation is proud to support the critical work of our local food pantries. They are a vital resource for individuals and families across our community, providing essential support and connection during what can be a difficult time for many,” said Amy Eyman, Chief Executive Officer of the Fairfield County Foundation. “Thanks to the generosity and support of our community, we were once again able to make this donation using proceeds from our annual 250 Plates Community Meal, which had 320 attendees this year.“ 

Donations were distributed to the following food pantries:

  • Baltimore Food Pantry
  • Bremen Food Pantry
  • Canal Winchester Human Services
  • Connexion West (Victory Center Food Pantry)
  • First United Methodist/Community Kitchen
  • Foundation Dinners
  • Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency Food Pantry
  • Lancaster Vineyard Food Pantry
  • Lutheran Social Services Food Pantry
  • Maywood Mission
  • Pickerington Food Pantry
  • Rushville Community Food Pantry
  • Salvation Army
  • Shalom UMC Pantry Mission/Bloom Carroll
  • St. Vincent de Paul of Lancaster

About the Fairfield County Foundation:
The Fairfield County Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit that along with its supporters, helps to sustain and enhance the quality of life and economic viability in our community. Its scholarship program helps to sustain opportunities for local youth to achieve their academic goals. The Foundation was formed in 1989 and grants today continue to support the arts, children’s programs, health and wellness projects, community development, academics, and more. For more information about the Foundation, please call 740-654-8451 or visit www.fairfieldcountyfoundation.org.