The Sandusky County Share and Care Center is a clothing thrift shop located at 206 Lynn Street in Fremont, Ohio.  Open to the public, Share and Care accepts donations of used clothing and household items.  The center also provides emergency prescription, rent, food and utility assistance and new blankets and shoes to those with demonstrated need.  Share and Care is a United Way agency and its staff distributes Salvation Army assistance in our area.  The center is staffed by volunteers from 16 Sandusky County area churches.  In addition to the rotating staff from the churches, there is a dedicated core of volunteers who report to work each week serving the needs of their fellow Sandusky County residents.  

If you are in need of assistance or would like to volunteer at the Sandusky County Share and Care Center call the office at (419) 334-2832.  


"Acknowledging that our deepest call is to serve God by following Christ's example, the members of Sandusky County Share and Care Center endeavor to provide low-cost or free clothing, shoes, prescription medication, and other charitable services to those in need in Sandusky County. We do so in a spirit consonant with Matthew 25:37-40."

​HOURS (return to top)
Tuesday   10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
First Saturday of every month 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. ( fresh soup served all day)

SERVICES and STATISTICS (return to top)
During 2011, the Center gave:

  • Free assistance to 10,977 individuals
  • (Plus 10 days of free bags for all)
  • Free clothing to 3,535 children
  • Free clothing to 3,435 adults
  • Free new pairs of shoes to 101 children
  • Free new blankets to 25 families
  • Food Pantry vouchers for 1,939 people 
  • Other assistance to 147 individuals
  • Prescriptions to 150 individuals
  • Rent and utility assistance to 847 individuals
  • Total S & C funds distributed— $36,610

Additionally, the Center helped:  The Salvation Army distribute $16,783  that assisted 613 individuals 36 gas cards and 23 food cards.  (Some individuals included in these totals may be duplicative.)

Sandusky County Share and Care Center
201 Lynn Street 
Fremont, Ohio 43420
(419) 334-2832

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Sandusky County
Sandusky County Share and Care Center
206 Lynn Street
Fremont, Ohio 43420