Dayton’s The Foodbank uses demand data to determine mobile pantry locations

To better serve rural areas, The Foodbank has added two more locations to its list of mobile pantry stops (Englewood and Central State’s Wilberforce location). 

“The way that we map our mobile pantries — we actually work with the University of Dayton, and they create a service gap map for us,” she said. “So they are taking data from our clients who come and visit us and sort of seeing where they’re coming from, and we decided to make it easier for them and just go straight out into the communities where they need us the most.”

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