Locations

The Over-The-Rhine Kitchen
1620 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH  45202
513-961-1983  ext. 2

The Over-The-Rhine Kitchen, which was founded in 1976, is the oldest operation of its kind in Cincinnati.  20160802_100259 - CopyIt began when Fr. Tom Bokenkotter, seeing that 80% of the residents in the Over-The-Rhine neighborhood were living below the poverty level, recruited a group of volunteers.

With just $700 in the bank, they started serving warm meals in a building on Main Street. In 2003, the operation was moved to its current location on Vine Street, where a hot meal is served five days each week.

The Walnut Hills Kitchen
2631 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH  45206
513-961-1983  ext. 2

The Walnut Hills Kitchen, which was founded in 1984 by Father Tom Bokenkotter, is located in the basement of the the Tom Geiger Guest House. know_us_why_WHK2Residents of the the Tom Geiger Guest House and its affiliate, the Gertrude House, benefit from services of the Walnut Hills Kitchen.

At the Walnut Hills Kitchen, we serve a hot meal six times each week; everyday except Monday and Friday and twice on Saturday.

The Walnut Hills Pantry
2631 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH  45206
513-961-1983 ext, 2

The Walnut Hills Pantry, which opened in 1984, is adjacent to the Walnut Hills Kitchen in the basement of the the Tom Geiger Guest House.          Pantry 2011 002 (640x474) #3

At the Pantry, we distribute groceries and toiletries every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. to individuals and families in the area, as well as to residents of the Tom Geiger Guest House and Gertrude Houses.

Items that may be included in the bags of groceries are peanut butter, juice, pasta, dried beans, vegetables, tuna, cereal, canned beef stew, toilet tissue, frozen meat, eggs, etc.