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This ministry is devoted to feeding the hungry in our community. Dedicated volunteers use a box in the vestibule to collect parishioner donations of food and personal items for the needy in our community. Volunteers transport these items monthly to the Helping Hands Food Pantry in Reynoldsburg. Volunteers contact the pantry director to identify what items are needed most. The information is then posted in the church bulletin, on the lobby bulletin board, and from this webpage.  For more information or to become involved as a volunteer in helping provide food to our neighbors, please use our form below to contact us.

Bill and Jean Richards


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Updates and Upcoming Collection

Helping Hands Food Pantry thanks the St. Pius X community for its overwhelming response in December and throughout 2017. Our need continues into the new year,  especially during the cold winter. Thank you for continuing to support our local food pantry! May God bless you and Happy New Year!

Helping Hands Food Pantry has requested the following items to help the needy in our area during January. 

  • Bags of food & personal items collected in December 2017 — 125
  • Total bags of food & personal items collected in 2017 — 660
  • January 2018 Collection Date  —January 27/28
  • For January Collection

    ♥ Chili
    ♥ Homestyle Bakes
    ♥ Large canned pasta
  • Please note that shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and other personal items are always needed

 Volunteer & Service Opportunities

  • Volunteers Needed? Yes
  • Volunteer Age  This ministry is appropriate for men and women, adults 18 and over, teens without parental/guardian supervision, school-age 9-12 with parental or adult supervision and families/groups working together. This is a service opportunity for middle/high schoolers.
  • Designation This ministry is ongoing throughout the year.
  • Ministry Location  St. Pius X Church, 1051 Waggoner Rd, Reynoldsburg, OH
  • Frequency  We collect and deliver food or personal items on a monthly basis.
  • Time(s)  We work on the fourth weekend of each month.
  • Additional Information Volunteers are needed to help carry donations from the church lobby to the car. Collections are usually done the fourth weekend after the 5:00 PM Mass on Saturday and before the 12:00 Noon Mass on Sunday. Time involved is generally 15 minutes each collection day.