Nutrition Education Classes
Ohio State University will be offering their "Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program" at BACM on Thursdays beginning December 6. This course is designed to help families make healthier choices.
Bags of Love
During the months of January & February the community donates bags of toiletries. The bags are given to Food Pantry clients beginning in March.
To request an appointment with Catholic Charities:
To request a BACM appointment:
Catholic Charities Emergency Assistance Program
Catholic Charities will have a representative on-site at BACM every Tuesday, offering limited assistance with utilities and rent and providing one-on-one financial counseling during the appointments.
1-day bus passes and MyBudgetCoach case management will also be available on a case-by-case basis.
Produce Voucher Program
Pantry clients are eligible to receive two $5.00 voucher once a month over the summer to use towards the purchase of fresh produce, breads, honey, jelly, etc. at the Anna Dean Farmers Market at the Barberton Historical Society's Piggery on
Robinson Ave. The amount increasedin 2018 thanks to our World Hunger Grant.
Food Backpack Program
BACM helps supplement the nutritional needs of the children enrolled at the Barberton Head Start by providing three meals and a snack twice a month during the school year (October-May). This program is funded through grants from the Community of Christ.
Staff can assist clients with applying for public assistance such as SNAP, WIC, or HEAP.
Choice Food Pantry
Residents of the 44203 zip code who qualify (based on income) can shop our pantry once per calendar month and receive a three-day supply of food for each member of their household. Clients must show a photo ID and proof of residency at each visit.