The Archbold Fish Pantry is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency that is overseen by a 10-member board of directors. Day-to-day operations are the responsibility of the pantry coordinator.
Mission statement: It is the goal of the Archbold Fish Pantry to assist low-income Archbold families on a short-term basis, particularly those in a crisis situation, and share God’s love and grace with all.
Who does the Archbold Fish Pantry help?
Individuals or families living within the Archbold school district or Individuals or families with an Archbold mailing address or Individuals or families who regularly attend a church that supports the Archbold Fish Pantry
What type of help is given?
- The food pantry is available for individuals and families who meet the above guidelines. They may receive food from the pantry once each month.
- The emergency phone line is available for crisis situations, such as help with rent, electric, gas, prescriptions, etc. The pantry is limited as to how much we can help financially, and we are short-term assistance only. If long-term help is needed, we do our best to provide names and phone numbers of agencies that may be able to provide help.
Food pantry distribution days:
2nd Tuesday of the month from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
can you help?
You can also donate canned goods by calling 419-445-0366 to arrange a pick up or delivery time.
All unexpired items are willingly accepted, but high demand items are: Flour, sugar, canola oil, 1 lb bags of rice, refried beans, pancake mix, pancake syrup, shampoo, paper towels, toilet paper.
Financial contributions should be mailed to:
Archbold Fish Pantry
PO Box 5
Archbold, OH 43502
The pantry is always in need of volunteers to help bag groceries on pantry days, register guests, unload deliveries, and restock shelves. If you are interested in volunteering, please call 419-445-0366.
For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.
Matthew 25:35 (NIV)