Food banking Program

Founded in 1983, Shared Harvest Foodbank's core program is to collect, warehouse, transport and distribute contributions of wholesome surplus food and other grocery style products to 90+ food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and similar nonprofits in Butler, Warren, Preble, Darke and Miami counties. Shared Harvest also administers USDA’s Emergency Food Assistance Program for four sister Foodbank’s serving an additional 26 Ohio counties.


Direct Service Programs

Commodity Supplemental Food Program

A federally-funded nutrition program that provides a monthly box of 35 pounds of nutritious supplemental food for persons over age 60 who reside in Butler, Warren, Preble, Darke and Miami counties and whose income is at or below 130% of the federal poverty line.

Francine + Mae (good til 202308).jpg

 For more information about CSFP


Robert Zohfeld

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach 

Our SNAP Outreach team helps individuals and families apply for SNAP benefits through in the counties we serve. Please call 800-352-3663 or 513-874-0114 Monday through Friday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM to apply for SNAP benefits over the phone. You can also directly contact a SNAP Outreach worker by phone or email with questions or for assistance applying for benefits: 

SNAP logo.png

To apply for SNAP benefits over the phone, please call:


Monday through Friday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

BackPack Program

Provides nutritious and easy to prepare food for the weekends when other resources may not be available, to elementary and Head Start students who exhibit signs of chronic hunger, as identified by their teachers, counselors or other school staff, such as rushing school lines, poor attendance and classroom participation, hoarding food and unkempt appearance.

2019 backpack report cover.JPG

Drive Thru Pantry Program

One of our newest and popular programs. Provides fresh and shelf stable items once a week in Butler County and once a month in some of our outerlying counties. Recipients are able to drive up, check in, and have their car loaded without needing to get out of the vehicle.


To learn more or to register for our Butler County Friday drive thru pantry, please call:


Monday through Friday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM