Second Harvest has been designated as the regional coordinator for The Ohio Benefit Bank since 2006. When possible, Second Harvest hosts an AmeriCorps*VISTA at our facility who is the Community Organizer for the program recruiting new sites and counselors.
The Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB) is a web-based computer program to connect low and moderate-income Ohioans with access to work supports such as tax credits and public benefits. OBB is a public-private partnership between the Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, the Ohio Association of Foodbanks and more than 900 faith-based, nonprofit, governmental and private-sector partners.
To find out more contact the Regional Coordinator: Alesha Widman at (614) 221-4336, extension 253.