Our Values

HEART’s Core Values
Dignity: accepting neighbors as they are
Respect: behold the face of God in the person
Hospitality: friendly, warm, and generous reception
Empowerment: nourishing neighbors with life-building resources.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion

HEART strives to be inclusive of food insecure neighbors, staff, volunteers, board members, champions, and area partners regardless of race, age, family makeup, gender identity or expression, immigration status, abilities, how one worships or who one loves – everyone should have a path to flourish.

Non-Discrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

HEART is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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501(c)3 Nonprofit

The IRS has determined that HEART Food Pantry Inc. is a tax exempt organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, effective October 3, 2013. Contributions to HEART are tax deductible under section 170 of the Code.

2020 HEART Food Pantry IRS Form 990

2019 HEART Food Pantry IRS Form 990

H.E.A.R.T. – Helping Eastside And Reynoldsburg Thrive

​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. – Matthew 25