Joe Lordi

Executive Director


Youngstown Community Food Center Inc.

and Gleaners Food Bank

Youngstown Community Food Center and Gleaners Food Bank located near downtown Youngstown feeds families each Tuesday morning, 52 weeks a year. We are a non-profit, no fee organization which has been in existence since 1986 supplying food and non-food items to the less fortunate at no cost to them. We distribute goods weekly to individual families and currently on a monthly bases supply 110+ church food pantries, Women’s Crisis Shelters, Veterans Centers, schools, minority organizations, elderly housing complexes, those on a fixed income; in short the less fortunate families here in our several county sphere of operation, again, at no cost to them. We are currently providing for over 7,590 families a month with food and non-food items and that number continues to grow. We provide all of our goods with out any fees or cost!

Because of the increase in the amount of people we are helping, particularly through our areas churches, crisis centers, and outreach groups (throughout the Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Stark, Portage, Mercer, and Lawrence counties) we really need your help.


Please check out our site and gain a better understanding of Youngstown Community Food Center

Joseph Lordi