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Everyday The Salvation Army helps alleviate hunger by providing nutritious meals to neighbors in need.

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The Salvation Army’s approach to feeding the hungry is formed based on the local needs of the community we serve.

  • Those in need across Licking County, Ohio can get nutritious, hot meals, or groceries from the Newark, Ohio Salvation Army Service and Worship Center.
  • We feed thousands daily, including the most vulnerable of our communities.
  • Salvation Army food pantries provide groceries for families and individuals in need. Food is free.
  • The Emergency Food Pantry is open Monday and Wednesday  from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Call the office for requirements at (740) 345-8120.
  • Food-o-rama (Food Reclamation Program): Open every Thursday at 12:30 pm. First come, first served. No documentation required.
  • Daily meals served in our Soup Kitchen:
    Breakfast 7:30 am – 9:00 am Monday – Saturday
    Lunch 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Monday – Saturday
    Dinner 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm 7 days per week

Those in need receive more than 56 million meals each year through:

Food Stamp Application Help

We help anyone interested in the Federal Food Support Program get a jump start with a pre-screening. Once we determine eligibility, we offer help filing the application.

Hot Meal Programs and Food Pantries

No one should ever go a day without a meal or feel ashamed about asking for help. That’s why we provide hot meals and free groceries year-round to anyone who needs them. For home-bound seniors, some areas even offer grocery delivery services. The Emergency Food Pantry is open Monday and Wednesday from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Call the office for requirements at (740) 345-8120.

Other Ways We Meet Needs