Galion City Schools hosts mobile food pantry Oct. 27


Staff Report



GALION — Galion City Schools, in partnership with the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, is hosting the Crawford County Mobile Drive-Thru Pantry event on the district’s campus on Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Second Harvest will be distributing free assorted boxes of shelf-stable food, fresh produce, frozen meat, milk, and more from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Galion Middle School on Oct. 27. Those wishing to participate are asked to pre-register prior to the event at this website: https://freshtrak.com/register/event/58670.

This is a drive-thru distribution, and for everyone’s safety please follow these guidelines:

• Masks are optional during registration and while your vehicle is being loaded

• Please remain in your vehicle

• Food will only be placed in the trunk of your vehicle

• Food cannot be placed in the front or back seat area

• Please ensure trunk space is clean and clear of other items

• Two households per vehicle

Families with questions can call 440-960-2265.

The Galion City Schools and Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio are equal opportunity providers. Partial funding for this program was provided by the City of Galion. The city provided $32,205 in CARES Act funding for this program to ensure that the monthly food distributions continue locally.

For information about Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, visit the agency’s website at www.secondharvestfoodbank.org.

For information about Galion City Schools, visit the district’s website www.galionschools.org.

Volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed to assist with this event. The total time commitment will be approximately 2 hours per pantry from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Interested individuals are asked to fill out the Volunteer Pre-Registration Form – https://forms.gle/FngUZGijE14B7PQ49 – to pre-register for this volunteer opportunity.

Students 14-18 years of age are welcome with an accompanied adult. Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry feeds over 500 families in our community, many of them with students who attend Galion City Schools.

For more information regarding this volunteer opportunity, please contact Violeta Chinni at 419-709-4488, or email chinni.violeta@moesc.net. Funding for this initiative was provided in part by the City of Galion.

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