Apple Creek UMC
269 W. Main St., Apple Creek, OH 44606 – (330) 698-3101
Food Pantry – Third Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. A call to the church office is necessary by Wednesday of pick up week so fresh items can be available.
Brimfield Community Food Cupboard, housed at Brimfield:Faith UMC
1235 Tallmadge Rd., Kent, OH 44240 – (330) 673-7597
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., for Brimfield residents only.
1733 Massillon Rd., Akron, OH 44312 – (330) 733-1693
Food Pantry for the residents of Springfield Township. Call the church to make arrangements to receive food. They also have a Free Clothing Closet last Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
1518 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd., Copley, OH 44321 – (330) 666-8354
Program called the Copley Outreach Center that provides emergency groceries and help with utility bills. To qualify for this assistance the person/family has to live within the Copley Fairlawn School District.
153 Church St., Doylestown, OH 44230 – (330) 658-2224
Community Food Cupboard – Available on demand. Families are eligible every 90 days. Families must live in the Village of Doylestown or Chippewa Township. Must contact the church or the Community Food Cupboard by calling (330) 658-7744. Thanksgiving and Christmas food boxes also available – must contact Community Food Cupboard.
2161 Greensburg Rd., Green, OH 44720 – (330) 899-9880
Green Good Neighbors is housed in THIS church. They have food, clothes and small household items. They are also a Benefit Bank location. They serve southern Summit County. They are here on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., and Wednesday evenings by appointment. You can call during those hours.
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Heart 4 the City
954 Eastland Ave., Akron, OH – (330) 784-1350
A food pantry, community lunch and clothing closet are held on the third Saturday of each month from 12 - 1:30 p.m. It includes the Community Store (9:00 - 10:30 a.m.), and Food Pantry (10:00 - 11:30 a.m.), and Brunch (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.).
1536 Flickinger Rd., Akron, OH 44312 – (330) 733-6531
Their food pantry is for Lakemore Village or Springfield Twp. residents and is held the last Wednesday of the month, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Photo ID and proof of residency is required.
211 Third St., NW., Barberton, OH 44203 – (330) 753-6661
They distribute toiletries the 1st and 3rd Wednesday.
3680 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH 44319 – (330) 644-2227
Food Pantry and Clothing Room. They are open the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 9:30 - 12:00 p.m.
5625 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH 44319 – (330) 882-4818
Food stock for emergencies only, call the church office.
4747 Foote Rd., Medina, OH 44256 – (330) 725-4943
Food pantry on Mondays from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. & Fridays from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. It is available for Medina (44256) residents only. Clients may get groceries 1 time per month.
941 Princeton St., Akron, OH 44311 – (330) 434-0110 Website
OPEN M is an acronym that stands for Opportunity for People Everywhere in Need Ministry. They are a comprehensive, faith-based ministry that helps people throughout the greater Akron area meet the spiritual and physical challenges of living with scarce resources. The Mountain of Food Giveaway – On the third Friday of every month from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., excluding December. You can receive a bag of staples to put food on your table. The OPEN M Pantry is open during the week Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and provides emergency supplies to families whose stocks are running short. Contact Info Line, Inc. at (330) 376-4850 for eligibility requirements and registration.
2308 24th St. SW., Akron, OH 44314 – (330) 745-3714
They have an emergency food collection. They give out one day emergency bags of food consisting of spaghetti sauce, pasta, a box of cereal, peanut butter, jelly, crackers, canned vegetable and canned fruit. Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Also Kenmore Free Store located at the corner of Battle Ave. and 17th St. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Kenmore. This is a partnership between Park UMC and the Catholic Church. Clothing items and housewares, linens, etc. Store is open Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Redeemer North Hill UMC
265 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron, OH 44310 – (330) 923-1191
Free hot meal each Friday at 11:00 a.m. for worship and 11:30 a.m. for the meal. We offer Holy Communion following the meal at 12:45 p.m. They also have a free Clothing Closet.
211 N. Metzger Ave., Rittman, OH 44270 – (330) 925-4015
Food Pantry the 3rd Wednesday of each month, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. A sit-down dinner is included. (Rittman residents – bring an i.d. with proof of residency.) Emergency food also provided on an emergency basis, call the church between 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
74 W. Main St., Seville, OH 44273 – (330) 769-2836
Food Panty the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
430 N. Main St., Shreve, OH 44676 – (330) 567-2051
Outreach office that is open on Wednesday mornings from 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. This is for the residents of Shreve, OH.
13586 Kauffman Ave., Sterling, OH 44276 – (330) 939-2751
4th Sunday each month 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
4880 Fishcreek Rd., Stow, OH 44224 – (330) 673-7752
Food Pantry is open Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and Thursday evening 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
8940 State Rt. 43, Streetsboro, OH 44241 – (330) 626-4393
Food Pantry: Streetsboro Community Pantry – A combined ministry of various churches in Streetsboro. For residents of the Streetsboro community. First Call for Help – Dial 211 for service and appointment. Proof of residency required for first time users.
6566 Norwalk Rd., Medina, OH 44256 – (330) 725-8147
Food pantry every 4th Saturday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Canal District Office:
Rev. Ed Peterson
800 E. Market St.
Akron, OH 44305
Phone: (330) 252-0299
Fax: (330) 252-0297
Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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