“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

HOPE Food Pantry

HOPE Food Pantry serves individuals and families in Richland County. The Pantry 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 guest-choice format allows guests to choose food according to their individual needs and preferences. HOPE 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 state ID
  • Proof of residency in Richland County
  • Proof of household size

Learn how HOPE Food Pantry Changes Lives

It’s not just food to eat. It’s really important that I try to manage my diet. Catholic Charities helped me because I don’t have to go out and buy the cheapest food possible, which may not be good for my health. ~Gary The recent economy in Mansfield has been...

In a line full of people, Gary was not shy about sharing his story. “Anything I can do to help, since you guys helped me,” he said with a friendly tone and a...

Barb Johnston relies on close to a dozen medications and oxygen assistance to help her get through the day. She battles high cholesterol, high blood pressure and kidney disease. While her doctor told her to eat low sodium and low fat foods, she is now taking her efforts to stay healthy a step...

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Our Mission

Catholic Charities makes real the love God has for each individual regardless of 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.

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