• Welcome to New Path

  • What We Do

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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.

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    The Gleaning Place

    26 Lowry Dr., 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.

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    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, ( A free meal is available from 5:30 until 6:30 pm on Monday) 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).


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    The Piqua Food Pantry at The Bistro

    1874 Commerce Dr., Piqua, OH

    Ph. 937.416.2080

    Open: Tuesdays 3:00 to 4:30 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).

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    GIVE Medical Ministry

    1000 Mote Dr Covington, OH

    Ph. 937.473.5195


    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.

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    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!


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    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-12 pm, 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 only. 


    Interested in participating? Please fill out this application between January 1, 2023 and April 1, 2023: CAR Program Application. Our next round of participants will begin in Spring 2023.

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    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!

  • Staff Members

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Amiee Beard

    Tipp City Administrative Support

    Amiee Beard joined our staff in 2019 and serves as Administrative Support and works with us part-time. Amiee has volunteered with New Path and has helped with fundraising prior to her employment. She enjoys serving God at New Path and has 2 grown sons and 3 grandchildren. Amiee has been a resident of Troy for 36 years and loves her community.

  • 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.

    Bruce Boyd, Board 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.

    Susan Westfall, Board Vice-Chairperson

    Susan is a nurse at the West Central Ohio 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. Susan joined our board in January 2020.

    Megan Gariety, Board Treasurer

    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.

    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.

    Lisa Brown, Board Member

    Lisa has been a long-time friend of New Path, creating and serving with her family with special ministries at the Fort McKinley Campus of Ginghamsburg Church. She leaves east of Troy with her family on a small farm. Lisa joined the New Path Board in January 2022.

    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.

    Kessa Poeppelman, Board Member

    Kessa has been a member of Ginghamsburg since late 2010 and has served in many areas along the way. One of which is assisting in the sorting of the monthly food drive items here at New Path. Kessa is also currently a member of the Hospitality Ministry at the church. Kessa joined our board in October 2022.

    Jon Sears, Board Member

    Jon works at Fifth/Third Bank in Piqua and is very active in both the men's and youth and children's ministry programs at Ginghamsburg Church. Jon joined the New Path Board in January 2022.

    Jason Simister, Board Member

    Jason is the Facilities Director for Ginghamsburg Church and serves on the church's Executive Leadership Team. His role on our board is to be the liaison between New Path and Ginghamsburg Church. Jason joined the board in May 2022.

    Jodi Snider, Board Member

    Jodi is the Chief of Licensure and Certification at the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and is also a lecturer at Ohio State University's Lima Campus. Jodi has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bluffton University and a Master of Social Work from the Ohio State University. She joined the New Path Board in January 2022.

  • Make a Material Donation

    Donate your car or furniture today!




    Donate your car to New Path!

    You can begin the donation process by downloading our car donation form here!

    7695 South County Road 25-A
    TIpp City, OH 45371
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    Tipp City - 937.669.1213

    Anna's Closet - 937.875.2909

    Gleaning Place - 937.522.5477

    GIVE - 937.473.5195

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