• Welcome to New Path

  • What We Do

    The Programs and Services Provided by The New Path, Inc.

    Our services are generally limited to Miami County, Ohio and portions of Montgomery County, Ohio, including Harrison Township and Trotwood. Fore more information, please call our office at 937.669.1213.



    We are currently looking for a Piqua/Bistro Pantry Manager!

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    Anna's Closet

    1405 South County Road 25A, Troy, OH

    Ph. 937.875.2909

    Open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    A retail store specializing in gently used clothing for the entire family along with fair trade decor.

    The Gleaning Place

    31 N. Miami St., West Milton, OH

    Ph. 937.522.5477

    Open Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    The Gleaning Place specializes in gently used home products. They have everything from furniture, kitchen products, linens, knick knacks and so much more. All priced reasonably to provide anyone who needs these common household goods. The Gleaning Place can offer the warmth to transform an apartment or house into a home.

    Tipp City Choice Food Pantry

    7695 S. County Rd 25A, Tipp City, OH

    Ph. 937.669.1213 ~ Fax 937.669.2393

    Open: Monday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

    We can serve all Miami County Residents, who provide a Photo ID and proof of residency (dated within the last 30 days).


    The Point Choice Food Pantry

    506 E Main St. Trotwood, OH

    Ph. 937.715.9262

    Open: Tuesday through Thursday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and Third Thursday of Each Month 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

    We can serve residents in the following zip codes 45406, 45416 and 45426 who provide a Photo ID and proof of residency (dated within the last 30 days)


    The Piqua Food Pantry at The Bistro

    1874 Commerce Dr., Piqua, OH

    Ph. 937.416.2080

    Open: Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Through a unique partnership with Council on Rural Services, The New Path, Inc. has opened a new food pantry in Piqua. We can serve all residents of Miami county who provide a Photo ID and proof of residents (dates within the last 30 days).

    GIVE Medical Ministry

    1000 Mote Dr Covington, OH

    Ph. 937.473.5195

    Open: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    The purpose of GIVE Medical Ministry is to provide assistance at no charge to people with medical needs, particularly those having limited financial resources, so as to improve their physical health and independence, as well as their emotional and spiritual well-being.

    J.J.'s Furniture

    7695 S County Rd 25A Tipp City, OH

    Ph. 937.669.1213

    Provides home furnishings and household items to families leaving the shelter for a home of their own, victims of domestic violence as well as fire and flood victims. A referral from a partner agency is needed. Donations of gently used furniture can be picked up by calling for an appointment.


    Feel free to call the New Path Offices at 937.669.1213 to make a donation today! We may be able to come pick it up at no cost to you!


    CAR Program

    A Learn Earn Serve Program

    Provides vehicles to households without any transportation. Participants work a 6-week program with classes on Saturday mornings from 10am-12pm, while serving their neighbors through New Path earning hours for a vehicle of their choice. We offer this program once a year for Miami County residents and once a year for our the residents of our service areas in Montgomery County (Harrison Township and Trotwood).


    Interested in participating? Please fill out this application: CAR Program Application PLEASE NOTE: The CAR Program will be accepting applications from January 1, 2020. through March 31, 2020. Applicants will be made aware of their status in April 2020.

    Pathways to Success: Healthcare Edition

    Classes held at Fort McKinley Church

    3721 W. Siebenthaler Ave. Dayton, OH

    Through this new and innovative program, New Path is partnering with the Miami Valley Career Technical Center to provide students with a two-week program that .fast-tracks students into certificate programs that can be a great entrance into employment!

    Montgomery County Ex-Offender Re-Entry

    Collaborating to Improve Lives

    Through a unique partnership with various non-profits, government agencies and the private sector, we provide financial assistance and household goods to those leaving the criminal justice system for a new life in society.

  • Make a Donation

    Your generous donations help make our work possible!

    Make a $100 Donation for our Car Ministry
    Your $100.00 donation helps purchase parts for a vehicle that will be provided to one of our program participants. Our participants serve and volunteer with us and attend classes on financial management and car maintenance.
    Coming soon
    Make a $50 Donation to GIVE Medical Ministry
    Your $50.00 donation can help provide medical mobility equipment to our friends in need through our GIVE Ministry in Covington.
    Coming soon
    Make a $20 Donation to JJ's Furniture Ministry
    Your $20.00 donation allows us to help pick up and deliver furniture to those that are rebuilding their lives in new homes.
    Coming soon
    Make a $10 for a Pathways to Success Tutor
    For your $10.00 donation, you can provide one hour of tutor time for our Pathways to Success Program!
    Coming soon
  • Staff Members

    We're on a mission to connect neighbors to basic needs and offer programing to inspire them on their journey.

    William Lutz

    Executive Director

    Bill holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Affairs and a Master of Public Administration Degree from Wright State University in Dayton. Bill also has his Certificate in Non-Profit Executive Leadership from the Lilly School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. Before assuming leadership of New Path, Bill served in the City of Piqua’s Community and Economic Development Department, where he led citizen engagement activities and secured state and federal dollars for numerous projects. Bill also serves as the President of Troy City Council.

    Bill lives in Troy with his wife Ashley and two children, Jackson and Charlotte.

    Linda Kremer


    Linda has been a part of the New Path team as our accountant since 2007. Linda has her B.S. in Accounting from Miami University and is a C.P.A. She brings many talents to New Path as she keeps track of donations, pays the bills, orders supplies, as well as administers payroll. Linda enjoys scrap booking, crocheting, reading and exercise. Linda enjoys using her strengths to further the mission of New Path. She and her husband (also an accountant) have a full schedule with their three teens and a college student. Linda also serves as a volunteer servant at Anna's Closet.

    Sherry Loschi

    Director of Compassion Ministries

    Sherry began as a volunteer servant in the food pantry in 1998. Since 2000 Sherry Loschi has served as the outreach coordinator for New Path. Sherry’s deep passion for those in need of a hand up comes from her own past experiences of poverty. Sherry lives in Englewood with her husband Paul, they enjoy their blended family of 5 adult children and 5 grandchildren.

    Nicole Land

    Director of Community Ministries

    Nicole holds a Master’s Degree in Community and Social Development from Case Western Reserve University along with being a 2008 graduate of the Graduate Academy for Community Leadership from Edison State Community College. Nicole currently has her License of Social Work (LSW) and is working towards her License of Independent Social Work (LISW). Areas of interest include community development, re-entry, single mothers, social/economic justice and child welfare.

    Tom Downs

    GIVE Medical Ministry Manager

    Tom has the gift of compassion as he uses his retired years to serve others by being the GIVE Manager, a part-time paid position. Tom’s background is in Engineering, and he uses his skills by repairing wheelchairs and organizing hundreds of pieces of medical equipment, from soft goods to wheel chairs and hospital beds. Tom finds helping others to help themselves to be more independent is very rewarding.

    Jim Dunkel

    J.J.'s Furniture Manager

    Jim has a passion to provide for those in desperate need, and as the part-time manager for JJ’s Furniture he is able to do just that. Jim served as a volunteer servant for four years at JJ’s Furniture and brings some special talents as a carpenter. He has served on four mission trips to New Orleans in restorative missions. Jim has also managed his own remodeling business for the last 25 years and is now remodeling lives.

    Evelyn Alder

    Gleaning Place Manager 

    Evelyn has been a volunteer servant with New Path since 2002 and has been with The Gleaning Place since 2011. Evelyn is quite an encourager and touches the lives of other unpaid servants with a genuine love. Evelyn was recently recognized by the Dayton Dragons as a Community All-Star.

    Traci Cannatelli

    Tipp City Food Pantry Manager and Donor Relations Coordinator

    Traci Canatelli began at New Path in January 2018 and serves as our Mission Specialist. Traci has been a long time volunteer, working in critical roles in fundraising. Traci is a single mom; she and her daughter live in Troy have been residents of the area since 2008.

  • Be A Part of The Team

    Volunteer and Serve Your Neighbors With Us!

  • Board Members

    We are guided by a great team of servant leaders.

    Dr. Jacob Mathias, Board Chairperson

    Dr. Matthias joined the New Path Board of Directors in February 2016. He is a veterinarian with a practice in Tipp City, Ohio. Jacob joined our board in February 2016.

    Bruce Boyd, Board Vice-Chairperson

    Bruce is the retired President/CEO of Amos Media Company, a publisher of enthusiast magazines with a major focus on coin and stamp collecting news and information. Bruce joined our Board in January 2017.


    Mr. Boyd is active in the Sidney community having served on many nonprofit community organizations. He is the 2004 recipient of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Zenith Award for outstanding commitment to a lifetime of community service.


    Bruce is actively involved at all levels of the United Methodist Church and currently serves as vice-chair of the West Ohio Council on Development and chair of the Miami Valley District Leadership Team.

    Beth Handwerker, Board Treasurer

    Beth is passionate about financial literacy. She currently leads the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University classes at Ginghamsburg church. She lives in New Carlisle with her husband and two children. Beth joined our Board as Treasurer in February 2019.

    Nathan Combs, Board Member

    Nathan is the Executive Director of Church Operations of Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City. In his role, he acts as liasion between New Path and Ginghamsburg Church. Nathan lives in Tipp City with his wife Heather and their children.

    Margie DeHays, Board Member

    Margie joined the New Path Board of Directors in January 2016. She is a small business owner in Tipp City and works as a health care professional.

    Megan Gariety, Board Member

    Megan is an entrepreneur and has a heart for serving others. She lives in Covington with her family. Megan joined the board in April 2019.

    Sonia Holycross, Board Member

    Sonia is a nationally recognized speaker and trainer in issues facing families in poverty and currently serves as a caseworker with the non-profit, Partners in Hope. Sonia is also a graduate of the Paul G. Duke Academy of Community Leadership at Edison State Community College. Sonia joined the New Path Board of Directors in January 2020.

    Tiffany Thompson, Board Member

    Tiffany left a corporate career to fulfill God’s calling on her life to become a nurse. She currently serves as Director of Nursing at Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek and takes her calling to nursing and service to others to heart. She has been married to Tom for nearly 30 years. Together, they have three grown children, Romain (Christina) , Madeson (Neal) and Brooks (Brooke), and are doting grandparents to 6 precious grandchildren. Tiffany joined our Board of Directors in 2019.

    Susan Westfall, Board Member

    Susan is a nurse at the West Central Ohoi Juvenile Detention Center in Troy and along with her husband, Wade, has a passion for historic property preservation and development. Susan is a proud parent and grandparent. Susan and her husband Wade live in downtown Troy.

  • Make a Material Donation

    Donate your car or furniture today!

    7695 South County Road 25-A
    TIpp City, OH 45371
  • Accountability and Transparency

    Accountability and Transparency are key values we strive to live by everyday.

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  • Connect With Us

    Get involved with New Path!

    Tipp City - 937.669.1213

    Fort McKinley - 937.276.2806

    Point Food Pantry - 937.715.9261

    Anna's Closet - 937.875.2909

    Gleaning Place - 937.522.5477

    GIVE - 937.473.5195