Food distribution today for those affected by Food for Less fire

Published: Saturday, November 11, 2017 @ 3:32 PM
Updated: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 5:08 AM

Foodbank helping Food For Less customers affected by fire

In response to the fire that destroyed Food for Less, The Foodbank is offering help to those affected who qualify for food assistance.

The Foodbank has already held two food distributions for those living in the 45403 and surrounding ZIP codes. The third food distribution is today from 10 to 11 a.m. at The Foodbank, 56 Armor Place.

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“The Foodbank recognizes the struggles that many families in our community face,” Michelle Riley, the foodbank’s chief executive officer said. “When living on a limited income it is difficult to get the food needed to feed your family. Those impacted by the Food For Less fire face even greater difficulty with the loss of their local grocer.”

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Clients must provide proof of residence and qualify for food assistance.

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