Food Banks in 44135 Zip Code
How To Help a Food Bank

There are many forms of aid available to those in need. Food stamps are issued by the government. They are used in grocery stores to help children and adults buy nutritious food. Shelters offer housing and food to the homeless. These organizations may also help individuals detox or find jobs. Orphanages are considered by some to be food banks, too. Orphanages take in children without parents. They feed and clothe the children until suitable homes are found. Helping a shelter or food pantry is a rewarding experience. Following are ways you can spread relief to those in need.

  • Donate money. You could mail a check or take it straight to the charity. Keep in mind that most donations are tax deductible. People on food stamps may not have money for other things like clothes or shoes, so this would be a good cause to donate money to.
  • Donate items. Food banks function almost completely on donated goods. Some shelters or food pantries will partner with local organizations to collect goods. If there is not a collection box nearby, take your extra food straight to the shelter or soup kitchen.
  • Donate time. Volunteering is a rewarding experience. It gets you personally involved in aiding others. You cannot just walk into a homeless shelter or food pantry and get to work, though. You need to supply personal information to the organization so they know who you are.
  • Organize a fundraiser. Many people donate to food drives, but you could become actively involved by organizing your own. First, contact the shelter or soup kitchen you want to help. They can supply you with a list of items they especially need. You need to pass this information on to others and work to gather as many supplies as possible.

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    6877 Middlebrook Blvd
    Cleveland, OH 44130
    216-941-5550
    3256 Warren Rd
    Cleveland, OH 44111
    440-842-6491
    6285 Pearl Rd Ste 30
    Cleveland, OH 44130
    440-260-7226
    85 S Rocky River Dr
    Berea, OH 44017
    440-846-0197
    13200 Pearl Rd
    Strongsville, OH 44136
    216-229-2200
    8520 Carnegie Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44106
    216-731-3329
    291 E 222nd St
    Euclid, OH 44123
    440-946-0894
    1580 E 332nd St
    Eastlake, OH 44095
    330-535-6900
    350 Opportunity Pkwy
    Akron, OH 44307
    330-434-0110
    941 Princeton St
    Akron, OH 44311
    330-673-6963
    1066 S Water St
    Kent, OH 44240
    330-297-5454
    1034 W Main St
    Ravenna, OH 44266
    419-660-1144
    99 Whittlesey Ave
    Norwalk, OH 44857
    330-830-4042
    1118 Beckman St SE
    Massillon, OH 44646
    419-621-1952
    1607 Hayes Ave
    Sandusky, OH 44870
    419-627-8732
    1613 Hayes Ave
    Sandusky, OH 44870
    330-680-8130
    215 E Market St
    Alliance, OH 44601
    440-466-3048
    62 W Main St
    Geneva, OH 44041
    419-933-4146
    8 S Myrtle Ave
    Willard, OH 44890
    419-484-2814
    203 Maple St
    Bellevue, OH 44811
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