As a result of recent developments concerning the Coronavirus, supplies have become scarce at local stores. With schools closing, this puts a burden on many families who relied on school food assistance programs. Here is information on places that can help, and what they are doing concerning this sudden change. Check back for updated information.
Who: Stark County Hunger Task Force
(From the Stark County Hunger Task Force Press Release)
Stark County Hunger Task Force (SCHTF) officials are dedicated to fighting hunger in Stark County. With the onset of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ohio and the recent closure of all Ohio schools, we are amping up our efforts to feed our Stark County neighbors.
Who: Canton Local Schools
(From Canton Local Schools Facebook Page)
Breakfast and lunch will be offered March 16th – 20th to anyone ages 1-18 in the Canton Local community. Breakfast and lunch will be grab and go style and available for pick-up between 9am – 9:45am.
It is important for you to refrigerate any necessary items. Due to limited resources, the mobile feeding menu will be restrictive and may not meet individual dietary needs. Please note: if your child has a food allergy, it is imperative that you attend the pick-up site with your child to ensure they do not consume foods they should not eat.
There are five locations where you can pick up meals for your child:
• Waco Fire Station – 1655 Waynesburg Dr. SE
• Vienna Woods – 2920 Vienna Woods Ave SW
• Fohl Village
• The Canton Local Bus Garage Parking Lot – near Ridge Ave
• South Haven Trailer Park (Cleveland Ave) – 2812 Cleveland Ave SW