LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY PANTRIES IN TOLEDO AREA
This list is assembled with the best knowledge available to us in regard to the pantries listed. If you have corrections or additions, please let us know, so that we can amend the list, especially in regard to LGBTQ+ friendliness, times and dates.
Those communities with public statements of welcome are noted.
Church Women United Thrift Shop
631 S. Crissey Rd.
(419) 865-2300 call for hours
Boxes of food are combined with clothing, personal hygiene items, and bags of produce
Lutheran Social Services
Bancroft & Collingwood
Last 2 weeks of every month 10am–12pm and 1–2pm
Market place @ St. Paul United Methodist Church
1201 Madison Ave.
Toledo, OH 43604
Open every Friday 9:45am–12:45pm
Offers food, clothing and household items
Olivet Lutheran Church
5840 Monroe St.
Food pantry 9am–2pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Wednesday offers bread 1–2:30
Community Meal on Wednesday @ 5:15
Church offers meals, emergency food boxes and other aid to those in need
Redeemer Lutheran Church
1702 Upton Ave.
Toledo, OH 43607
2nd and 4th Thursdays every month from 12 -2pm January through October
2nd and 3rd Thursdays from 12 -2pm in November and December due to the holiday.
Emergency boxes call (419) 377-8214 and ask for Cindy.
No geographical restrictions. Bring I.D., physical address, and birthdates for household members for registration in pantry track through Northwest Ohio Food Bank. Distribution based on household members.
St. Joan of Arc Church
5856 Heatherdowns Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43614-4570
No pic ID needed
St. Lucas Lutheran Church
745 Walbridge Ave.
Toledo, OH 43609 (419) 724-5280
LGBT Statement of Welcome. Food Pantry open Thursdays 12:00–12:45pm weekly with minor variance due to holidays/church events. No geographical restriction. Lunch also served M–Th Noon–12:45 Lavonda Rodgers, Administrator Cindy’s Corner Café
St. Martin de Porres
1119 Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43606
St. Martin de Porres give food to anyone who lives within the district…no questions asked…but they do need to bring proof of address and people living in the household. The pantry is normally open the last three Thursdays of the month from 1:00pm–2:00pm (holidays sometimes cause a variance in schedules so call around Thanksgiving and Christmas and Easter to get the right dates.)
The Claver House kitchen serves a hot breakfast…and so much more…Monday–Friday from 7:30am–9:30am. There are no geographic requirements for The Claver House.
Sister Virginia Welsh