“I really don’t have much money to buy groceries, and when I can’t buy them, I go to the pantry and it really helps. I really appreciate it, and I’m sure many others do too.” ~ Barb

H.O.P.E. Food Pantry

H.O.P.E. Food Pantry serves individuals and families in Richland County.  It is stocked through the generosity of local community members, organizations, parishes and food drives.  Many volunteers help in the pantry as the hands and heart of Christ for those in need.

A client-choice format allows clients to choose food according to their individual needs and preferences.

H.O.P.E. Pantry is located at 523 Park Avenue East in Mansfield.  Please call for hours:  419-524-0733.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Households are eligible to receive food every 30 days
  • Current photo ID for adults in the household
  • Social Security Cards for all household members
  • Proof of permanent address/residency in Richland County for person(s) receiving food

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Our Mission

Catholic Charities makes real the love that God has for each individual person regardless of their faith or background by serving the poor, speaking for and assisting the neglected and forgotten, respecting and promoting life from beginning to end and nurturing and supporting individuals and families.