Galion City Schools seeks volunteers for mobile food pantry on Nov. 16


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GALION — Galion City Schools, in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, is looking for community volunteers to help distribute food to families in need during the upcoming Thanksgiving-themed mobile food pantry on Tuesday, Nov. 16. The City of Galion provided partial funding for this program.

The total time commitment will be approximately three to four hours from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Interested individuals are asked to fill out the Second Harvest Registration Form on the following website to register for this volunteer opportunity: https://cerv.is/m?0293rGAL111621.

Students 14-18 years of age are welcome with community service hours offered for graduation requirements. 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.

Second Harvest will be distributing free holiday-themed assorted boxes, turkeys, produce, pies, and more for income eligible families in Crawford County from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Galion Middle School on Nov. 16. To learn more about income eligibility for this event please visit the following website: https://www.secondharvestfoodbank.org/find-help/drive-thru-thanksgiving-mobile-pantry.

This special event is limited to the first 500 households that complete the registration process at the following link: https://freshtrak.com/register/event/64520. Registration closes on Sunday, Nov. 14.

Once registered, a code will be provided. All registered households are asked to save and bring their registration code. Each vehicle will need to provide their code to enter the distribution.

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

• One household per vehicle

Families with questions can call 419-468-3432, ext. 11002. Galion City Schools and Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio are equal opportunity providers.

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

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