Emergency Choice Food Pantry

The Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LSSNWO) operates an Emergency Choice Food Pantry to help the families of the area in times of need. For more information call 419-243-9178.

Documents needed to receive food include: 

  1. Photo ID
  2. Proof of address (Utility bill in your name)
  3. Social Security or Medicaid number

Toledo Emergency Choice Food Pantry

LSS Toledo Office - 2149 Collingwood Blvd. Toledo OH 43620

Findlay Emergency Choice Food Pantry

LSS Findlay Office - 1701 Tiffin Ave. Findlay OH 45840

The Findlay Food Pantry is funded, in part, by the West Ohio Food Bank and Findlay Area Donors.

Service & Programs Details

Toledo Food Pantry

Food pantry distribution hours have changed! We will no longer offer Wednesday dates. Instead, our Thursday hours have been extended.

You are still required to register and show an I.D. and proof of residency.

September Distribution

Tuesdays: Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Thursdays: Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28: 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

October Distribution

Tuesdays: Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Thursdays: Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26: 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Call 419-243-9178 Monday through Friday to register

Photo ID and proof of residence are required

Clients may come once per month

Findlay Food Pantry

Findlay Food Pantry will be open on Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

If you are in need of food, please call 2-1-1 to locate a pantry nearest to you.

LSS Personal Needs Pantries

    • Faith Lutheran Church - (South Toledo)
    • Advent Lutheran Center (Sylvania, W. Toledo)
    • First St. John Lutheran Church (E. Toledo, Oregon)
    • Grace Lutheran Church (W. Toledo)

By appointment ONLY!

Call 419-243-9178 to schedule an appointment. You can receive hygiene items up to 4 times a year.

Feed Your Neighbor Sites

Mustard Seed
Hours: Mon: 10am-2pm, Tues: 4-7pm, Wed: 10am-2pm

Zion Lutheran Church
Hours: 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month, 10am-12pm
Epiphany Lutheran Church
Hours: Thurs. 10am-12pm
Fairgreen Presbyterian Church
Hours: Fridays 10am-12pm
Faith Lutheran Church
Hours: 1st and 3rd Friday of the month ,10am-12pm
Wesley United Methodist Church
Hours: Last three Saturdays of the month, 8:30-10:30am