Brown Bag Food Project of Northwest Ohio

14.8% of Wood County Residents Struggle with Food Insecurity

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The Brown Bag Food Project is a local non-profit that seeks to address issues of food insecurity in Wood County, Ohio.

Our organization provides individuals with a supply of food to help meet their immediate food needs along with a resource guide to help connect people to additional community resources for long term support.

The idea for the Brown Bag Food Project began in 2013 when our executive director, Amy Holland, noticed a lack of immediate resources available to people struggling with food insecurity. Many found themselves in need of food due to unforeseen circumstances like the loss of a job, unexpected medical expenses, costly car repairs, or a delay in social services. To help, Amy began putting together and distributing bags of food to people in need. After operating informally for over two years, the Brown Bag Food Project attained non-profit status in 2015. Today, the Brown Bag Food Project has helped hundreds of individuals and families in Wood County dealing with food insecurity.

We are located at 115 W. Merry St, Suite B, Bowling Green, Ohio, and we are normally open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. However, if you need to speak with a representative for any reason, contact us here. If needed, we can arrange someone to help you any day of the week.

Upcoming Events

Check out all of our Fall Events. Thank you to everyone who participates.

Cararmel Apples

Fall Gourmet Caramel Apple Fundraiser

We are taking orders for our yearly fall gourmet caramel apple fundraiser.

Orders begin October 15 and the last day to order is October 26. Pick-up on October 29.

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  • 1-419-960-5345 • brownbagfoodproject@gmail.com
  • ©2018 Brown Bag Food Project. Brown Bag Food Project is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS.
  • 115 W. Merry St, Suite B, Bowling Green, Ohio