Summer Food Shortages Are a Real Problem!

Imagine how difficult it would be to tell a mother of three that you can only give them enough food for one or one and a half days because the food supply has dried up.

When school is out and families are busy, food donations drop to their lowest level. For the Aurora Food Pantry — a part of the Volunteers of America Greater Ohio — summers are the worst time of the year.

How Can You Help

It’s easy to participate in the Fill a Bag, Feed a Family program. On April 22nd over a hundred volunteers will drop off an empty food bag on the doorstep of every residence in our community. On April 29th, volunteers will return to pick up the bags of food and take them to a local warehouse where the food will be inspected, sorted and stored.

We need you to volunteer to help deliver or retrieve the bags, or help sort and store the food. This program can only work when people like you donate just 2 hours on either the bag delivery day or food pick-up day.

Ready to Volunteer for This Life Changing Event?


Other Ways Your Can Help

Would you like to volunteer as a group? Contact Liz Sutter at and she will show you how easy it is to help.

Would you prefer to make a cash donation to help purchase food for the pantry? (NOTE: 100% of all food and cash donated to this program goes to the Aurora Pantry)


Fill a Bag, Feed a Family, is a program of Food2Share Inc.


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Volunteers Collecting Food Donations In Warehouse

Above: Volunteers sorting non-perishable food.  i Bags of food on a porch, waiting to be collected.