Emergency assistance typically involves providing rent assistance or filling empty food pantries (described below), but has included providing furniture to flood and fire victims or providing fans to seniors on very hot summer days.
In conjunction with Santa Maria Community Services and St Lawrence School, 1200 filled backpacks will be distributed on Saturday, August 2nd. Volunteers are needed.
Contact the Partners by faxing the form provided to the FreestoreFoodbank, then follow-up with Lisa Snorton and to Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, then follow-up with Justin Beale. CAIN may be reached at 513/591.2246, they serve the residents of 45223 zip code. The recording will tell you the hours the office is open. Jewish Family Service may be reached at 513/469.1188 and there is a recording that will tell you the hours they are open.
Each of our partners have food pantries and offer other services that a prospective recipient may need in stabilizing their situation.
Non-perishable food goods are collected through participating apartment communities then taken to a food pantry in the same area for distribution. Over 7000 pounds of food has been collected each year for this distribution.
This distribution is now including CAIN (NE Cinti), Corpus Christi Food Pantry (off Hamilton Ave) and LIFE (E Cinti) as the increased need has been demonstrated. Reports from the pantries indicate the need is all through the year. This need has driven our Canned Food Drive to be an all year event with collection including funds to purchase food in bulk and distribute throughout the year rather than all at one time. At this time 29 cases of food are delivered to 24 pantries throughout the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky area. The budget for this program is $15,000.
REMEMBER: Hunger knows no season, never takes a vacation nor is satisfied by good thoughts.
Scholarships are also awarded to candidates for the NALP (National Apartment Leasing Professional), CAM (Certified Apartment Manager) and CAMT (Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician) who apply. The budget for this program is over $3000. Follow the GCNKAA link to view the designation series of your choice.