Food and Funds Drives

Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley is a 501(c)3 charitable organization dependent on the donations of food and funds to meet the needs of our friends, families and neighbors.

Are you interested in holding a food and/or funds drive to help feed hungry families?

CLICK HERE to download a drive registration form.

Submit forms to by email to Julia Varner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax at (330) 792-9665.

All drives and events should be approved by the Food Bank. If you have any questions, please call Julia Varner at 330.792.5522 ext. 102. Collection boxes and barrels are available for pick up at the Food Bank and should be returned there along with the food and funds collected. The Food Bank is located at 2805 Salt Springs Road in Youngstown, Ohio, open Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The following are some of the most needed food items:

Most needed year-round:
Peanut butter
Canned vegetables
Canned fruit
Tuna fish
Dry pasta
Canned soup
Macaroni and cheese

Most needed holiday items:
Boxed stuffing
Instant mashed potatoes
Gravy mix
Canned yams
Canned vegetables


IF YOU are in need of food dial 2-1-1 or text "Help Network" to 898211


The Food Bank's mission is to solicit, store, and distribute food to hunger-relief organizations in Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull counties; and to provide education and advocacy. We believe that no one should go hungry, and we are dedicated to building a community that makes food accessible to all people.

So no one goes hungry.

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