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Food Drive 2015

Portage County Food Drive 10/21/2015 - 11/5/2015

Change Hunger

  • 1 in 7 individuals in the area is food insecure – lack regular access to safe and nutritious food
  • 1 in 4 children in our area are food insecure
  • More than 60% of those served by local food pantries report choosing between paying for food and paying for utilities
  • Approximately 80 percent of those being served report they have a high school diploma or higher.

In 2013 more than 132,371 hotmeals were served by hot meal programs and more than 13,200 families' weekly grocery needs were met by the food pantries in Portage County. Our own Campus Kitchen at Kent State University provides more than 11,000 meals each year to Portage County residents and more than 4,000 to residents of Summit County.

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Change Hunger List of Pantries & Hot Meal Sites

  • Brimfield Cupboard, Faith United Methodist Church, 1235 Tallmadge RD., Kent, Ohio 44240 (Pantry)
  • Center of Hope, 1034 West Main Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266 (Pantry/HotMeals)
  • Crestwood 4'Cs, Hilltop Christian Church, 4572 W. Prospect Street, Mantua, Ohio 44255 (Pantry)
  • Kent Social Services, 1066 S. Water Street, Kent, Ohio 44240 (Pantry/Hot Meals)
  • Miller Community House, 1211 Anita Drive, Kent, Ohio 44240 (Homeless Shelter-Hot Meals)
  • Randolph-Suffield-Atwater, 2643 Waterloo RD., Mogadore, Ohio 44260 (Pantry/Hot Meals)
  • Safer Futures, Ravenna (Undisclosed Location) (Battered Women Shelter-Hot Meals)
  • Salvation Army (Ravenna), 268 West Main Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266 (Pantry)
  • Salvation Army (Windham), 9005 Wilverne Drive, Windham, Ohio 44288 (Pantry)
  • Skeels Vernon L. Mathews Community Center, 4378 Skeels Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266 (Hot Meals)
  • Streetsboro Pantry, United Methodist Church, 8940 State Route 43, Streetsboro, Ohio 44241 (Pantry)
  • Winfield Church of God, 6595 Winfield Street, Ravenna, Ohio (Hot Meal/Pantry)