Join Food For Thought

Food For Thought feeds Toledo thanks to incredible generosity of the entire community. In addition to the financial support that fuels all of our efforts, our volunteers assist in every facet of our work. We invite you to join us today.

How You Can Help

Your contribution to Food For Thought enables us to fulfill our mission of alleviating food insecurity throughout greater Toledo. 

A gift of $10 provides 5 full bags of groceries for a family.

A gift of $30 provides shelf-stable items for one pantry.

A gift of $50 covers PB&J lunch supplies for one week.

A gift of $100 enables us to offer fresh produce at a mobile pantry.

A gift of $250 supports a mobile pantry for one month.

You are also welcome to mail gifts to Food For Thought at

316 Adams Street #2, Toledo, OH 43604


Click the links below to find out what types of food items we need for our programs!

Helpful Healthy Food Donations

Friday Night Supplies

Food For Thought Affiliate Programs

Amazon Smile

You can support Food for Thought with your Amazon purchases if you choose us as your organization and shop through Amazon Smile.  Link Food For Thought to your existing Amazon account to get started.  Want to know more? Check out Amazon Smile here and click the Get Started link to sign up.

Kroger Community Rewards

Earn a bit of money for Food for Thought through the annual Kroger Community Rewards program when you use your Kroger Plus Card. Sign up for a free account here and designate Food For Thought as your community organization.  Remember to sign up again each year in May to continue in the program.

Get great deals shopping online and donate the money you save to Food For Thought through Giving Assistant. Shop thousands of stores through one page, find special coupons and cash back deals offered only through Giving Assistant, and select Food For Thought as the benefactor for some or all of your savings. Sign up for a free account here and get shopping thoughtfully.


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Food for Thought Statistics

15,600 lunches made in 2018!

1100 Food For Thought volunteers gave over 4350 service hours in 2018. Thank you!

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Food for Thought Statistics

You Can Help Food For Thought Today

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”  — Gandhi

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