Food pantry in Miamisburg
The Miamisburg Helping Hands is set up like a business. The are 16 board members, a President, a Vice President, Food Distribution Manager and receptionist. There are 12 churches thought-out Miamisburg that staff Helping Hands. Each church is assigned a month or months to be responsible for staffing the pantry.
The biggest responsibility is to have food to distribute to clients. They get their food from the The Foodbank of Dayton, donations, and from time to time we purchase food from stores, Kroger and ALDI’S are the two big ones. At Kroger they buy milk and eggs. Whenever possible, farmers from the Miamisburg area pitch in and make donations as well.
They serve an average of 325 families per month. Helping Hands is open Monday from 6 to 8 PM, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2 to 4 PM. The pantry is also open on the last Saturday of the month from 10 to 12 PM.
We should feed God’s People.
St. James is responsible for Mon., Wed. & Fri. hours during the months of March and August.