Apple Creek UMC
269 W. Main St., Apple Creek, OH 44606 – (330) 698-3101
Food Pantry – Third Saturday of each month from 9:30 – 11:00 a.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.
Chapel of the Cross UMC
14951 Orrville St., North Lawrence, OH 44666 – (330) 832-6885
Tuslaw Food Pantry – Free Grocery Giveaway on the third Friday of every month from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. If any person is in urgent need of food, please call the church.
Christ Woodland UMC
444 N Hawkins Ave., Akron, OH 44313 – (330) 836-9777
Food Pantry every Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We also have a small amount of clothing items and a few small housewares.
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.
Cuyahoga Falls First UMC
245 Portage Trl., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 – (330) 923-5241
Food Pantry (First Church Feeds) the 4th Saturday of each month from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Recipients must provide identification and meet 200% of the F.D.A. poverty guidelines If you have questions, please contact the church office.
153 Church St., Doylestown, OH 44230 – (330) 658-2224
Community Food Cupboard – 4th Saturday of each month, 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. November and December distribution is the Saturday before the holiday. No appointment is necessary, just come during designated hours. Only qualifier is that clients must live in Doylestown or Chippewa Township. Must present a valid photo ID to receive food.
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 every Thursday; the first Thursday of the month from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. We also have a Community Store on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00 – 10:30 a.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.
4747 Foote Rd., Medina, OH 44256 – (330) 725-4943
Food pantry on Mondays from 6:00 - 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.
852 W Bath Rd., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223 – (330) 929-0015
Blessings Box located outside of the church building which is available 24/7. It is stocked with canned goods, i.e. vegetables and meals; dry goods; toilet paper; paper towels; laundry products; soaps and personal hygiene items to name a few.
Oak Chapel UMC
4203 W Old Lincoln Way, Wooster, OH 44691 – (330)264-2537
Outdoor food pantry (non-perishable items) that can be accessible 24/7. Additional resources can be accessed by calling the church or stopping by during office hours Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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.
Orrville Trinity UMC
1556 Rex Dr., Orrville, OH 44667 – (330) 682-1806
“Give and Take” Food Pantry located just outside of the north doors of the church building. Available to the community 24/7, no questions asked. People are invited to “give what you can and take what you need”.
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 mornings from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Tuesdays from 4:00 - 7:00 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 - 5:30 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 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday.
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.
South Arlington UMC
790 S Arlington St., Akron, OH 44306 – (330) 724-1334
Free food give-away on the 3rd Friday of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Also a free clothes give-away the 3rd Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Canal District Office:
Rev. Angela Lewis
8800 Cleveland Ave. NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Phone: (330) 499-3972 ext. 106
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
(June through Labor Day)
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