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We Help Local and Regional Hunger Centers Throughout Northeast Ohio

We thank God for His Grace, and YOU the members and friends of St. Paul, for your financial and food donations in support of local hunger centers and food programs throughout the Greater Cleveland area. Every item and dollar donated goes straight to the following hunger centers and food programs:

Church of the Ascension

13216 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107

Free community meal 2nd Thursday & 4th Monday at 5 pm, monthly. Website:

Calvary Lutheran Food Program

13101 Euclid Ave, East Cleveland, OH 44112, phone: 216-451-1151

Provides food Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30 to 6:00 pm. Helps roughly 750-800 individuals. Contact: Rev. Mulda Borsay (216-526-9316). Member, Hunger Network.

Christ Lutheran Church Food Pantry

4501 Clinton Ave, Lorain, OH 44055, phone: 440-277-6123

Serves approximately 150 families. Website:

Christians in Action

25615 Bagley Rd, Olmsted Falls, OH 44138, phone: 440-954-4140

Christians In Action (CIA) food pantry is located in the Olmsted Falls City Hall basement and is open every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Helps approximately 80 families. Contact: Bill Ruffing at the above number. Website: or

Collinwood Community Center

17403 Nottingham Rd, Cleveland, OH 44119, phone: 216-531-1156

Assists approximately 1100 families each month. Contact: Pastor Marcis. Member, Hunger Network.

Dan Erwine

Phone: 440-522-9208

Dan helps people in the North Ridgeville area meet needs with cans of vegetables, soup, chili, paper products like paper towels, toilet paper, facial tissue, paper plates, etc.

Faith Lutheran Church Avon

2265 Garden Dr., Avon, OH 44011, Phone: (440) 934-4710

Helps Zion Lutheran Church in Lorain with soap, toilet paper, and pantry items. Contact: Jennifer Tucker. Website:

Hunger Network

4415 Euclid Ave., Suite 110, Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 216-619-8155 ext. 18 (Hannah)

Hunger Network fuels the fight against local hunger for nearly 40,000 people every month. Hunger Network does so through its 70+ hunger centers (50+ pantries and 20+ hot meal programs) located throughout Greater Cleveland as well as through partnerships with over 100 other local nonprofit organizations through the Hunger Network Food Rescue program. Website:

Immanuel Hunger & Crisis Center

2928 Scranton Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 216-781-9511

Serves between 72 and 96 families. Contact: Wally, 440-221-2032

Lakewood Community Service Center

14230 Madison Ave., Lakewood, OH 44107, Phone: 216-226-6466

Helps 800 to 1100 households with only home delivery. Contact: Trish Rooney, Executive Director. Member, Hunger Network. Website:

Lorain Lutheran/Presbyterian Cooperative Ministry

1019 West 5th St., Lorain, OH 44052, Phone: 440-240-4402

Two High Rise Pantries, 11 to 12 hot meals monthly with 5 food choice pantries, 6000 persons helped and 2500 meals provided monthly. Director: Michele Gillum. Website:

New Covenant/St. James Hunger Ministry

1424 Hayden Ave., East Cleveland, OH 44112, Phone: 216-541-1665 or 216-659-8446

1500-2000 individuals helped monthly. Director: Carol. Member of Hunger Network.

North Ridgeville Community Care

34015 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville, OH 44039, Phone: 440-353-9716

Provides food Monday & Tuesday 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, Thursday 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Director Heather A. Kaesgen. Helps 833 individuals monthly, Website:

Our Family Home Center Food Program

15457 Euclid Avenue, East Cleveland, OH 44112, Phone: 216-375-9400 

OFHC provides food and clothing for the body & mind while turning frowns into smiles. Feeds 296 children + 270 adults, monthly. Founder & Executive Director: Cliff Williams

Our Savior Food Pantry

2154 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield Hts, OH 44124, Phone: 440-442-4455

Mobile Pantry at Gates Mills Villa, 6755 Mayfield Road on the second Friday monthly from Greater Cleveland Food Bank between 8:00 am and 9:00 am; they distribute the produce immediately after food is unloaded. Food Pantry at Our Savior is open the third Saturday from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. Helps approximately 160 families. Website:

Parma Hunger Center

5280 Broadview Rd., Parma, OH 44131, Phone: 216-351-6376

Parma Hunger Center now serves Parma residents only. Parma Residents must now register ahead to come to the Hunger Center. Register at 216-316-5772. Open Tuesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and Fridays 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Contact: Chuck. Member of Hunger Network. Website:

Redeemer Hunger & Crisis Center

2970 W 30th St., Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 216-781-9511

Feeds 525 plus families monthly. Member of Hunger Network. Contact: Diane Zellmer 216-219-3325 (cell). website:

Royal Redeemer Food Pantry

11680 Royalton Rd, North Royalton, OH 44133, Phone: 440-237-7958 ext. 140 (Elizabeth Bruick)

Helps 80 to 100 families monthly. Also provides a dynamic Thanksgiving meal with carry-out and delivery to shut-ins. Website:

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church Marlene Stumpf Food Pantry

8888 Prospect Road; Strongsville, OH 44149, Phone: 440-234-5806

The Food Pantry is open the Second Saturday of each month from 10:30am to 12:00pm. We will be distributing cereal, peanut butter, jelly, mac and cheese, Ramen Noodles, spaghetti and sauce, fruit and many other foods. Due to the pandemic, we ask that on the day of distribution, you pull into parking lot on the south end of the church and your food will be given to you directly. If you are in need of food before the pantry is open, please call the church at 440-234-5806 and leave a message on the food pantry extension # 6 with the name and phone number and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

St. Philip Our Daily Bread Food Program

11315 Regalia Ave., Cleveland, OH 44104, Phone: 216-991-0655

Helps 50-65 families. Director: Patricia Hill

Trials For Hope – Lakewood Under-Bridge Ministry

15700 Detroit Avenue,  Lakewood, OH 44107, Phone: 216-226-8644

Food, clothing, and trial-sized toiletries for people who fall through the cracks or are in need. Contact: Jonathan 216-296-3374

Trinity Hunger Ministry

2031 W 30th St., Cleveland, OH 44113, Phone: 216-281-1700

Food Pantry is open 3rd and 4th Saturday from 9:00 to 12:00 pm in the Office Building Basement, Clothing and products are available the second to last Saturday of each month in the Community Center Main Hall from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Supports 450 families, 625 to 825 individuals, and 200 people per community meal. Member Hunger Network. Director: Robin McPhillips. Website:

Westlake Assistance Program

28975 Hilliard Boulevard, Westlake, OH 44145, Phone: 440-899-3544

50 to 60 families helped monthly. Contacts: Lydia Gadd & Donna Feorene. Website:

Zion Food Pantry

508 Mentor Ave., Painesville, OH 44077, Phone: 440-357-5174

573 households helped, 1842 people served. Items needed include pancake syrup, pancake mix, deodorant, bar soap, cleaning supplies, snacks, shampoo, conditioner, female diapers, grocery bags.

Drive-Up Food Pantry 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm the last two Tuesdays of each month. Contact Sue at 440-867-8184 for Food Pantry questions.

Jesus stated in Matthew 25:35-36 (NIV):

35 “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,” 36 “I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.”