You may qualify for a free monthly box of food through the Second Harvest Senior Box Program. To be eligible, you must be 60 years of age or older, meet the income guidlelines listed at the end of this article.
Families who are struggling to make ends meet already rely on the school system's free/reduced meal programs to provide healthy and nutritious food for their kids when school is in session. But what about when school is not in session; including weekends, holiday breaks, and summer? Where do families turn during those trying times? That was part of the thought process we went through when piloting our School Pantry Program.
September 19,2019LCCC Spitzer Conference Center8:00 PM-3:00 PM
Generous Helpings is right around the corner! Mark your calendar for Sunday, September 29th from 5-8PM. Join us for an evening of great food and fun as we celebrate our favorite and most delicious event at the Nordson Food Distribution Center. The event will feature tastings of local restaurants’ signature dishes, wine and ale parings, live music by the ever-popular Swamp Boogie Band and raffles and silent auctions – all set in our beautiful new facility. We are expecting a fun crowd and a large number of tasters this year, so hurry and purchase your tickets here! We have opportunities for sponsorship as Hunger Heroes as well! Promote your business or organization while raising funds and awareness for those struggling with hunger. Sponsors will receive placement on event advertisements and an opportunity to be seen by thousands of people from across the region. There are a number of sponsorship levels available, visit our website for more information.
We need you to be the super heroes we know you can be to help us stop childhood hunger in its tracks! This year we are rallying around the cause of child hunger and rather than just an event, it is a season. In our area one in five children struggle with hunger. That is about 17,000 kids. We believe we have a great opportunity to raise awareness and funds to really make a difference. But we need your help.We invite you to join with us in breaking the cycle of hunger in North Central Ohio, focusing on the specific issue of child hunger. We are asking our friends and supporters to be HUNGER HEROES! End childhood hunger. Donate TODAY!