Stories tagged with: Food Drive

May 15, 2016 - 10:16pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

In coordination with 'Operation Feed' the local postal service held its 24th Annual 'Stamp Out Hunger' food drive on Saturday, May 14th.

Local postal workers picked up non-perishable food items donated from the public of Muskingum County.

“They deliver it out here to the fairgrounds for fifteen different food pantries and four hot meal programs. Those programs come here to the fair grounds and pick up the food that’s been delivered all day from people in Muskingum...

April 14, 2016 - 10:29am
3 weeks 5 days ago

The Muskingum County Hunger Network is hosting a food drive to benefit Operation Feed Friday.

You can donate money or non-perishable items at both Wal-mart locations in Zanesville from noon until 6 p.m. All donations will benefit the 15 food pantries and four hot meal programs in the local area.

"Last year the 15 food pantries and four hot meal programs of the Muskingum County Hunger Network provided almost one million meals here in Muskingum County, 910,000 meals,"...

December 16, 2015 - 3:58am
36 weeks 19 hours ago

A joint food drive by the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol and New Concord Police Department surpasses the goal for the event. 

The agencies had hoped to collect 200 pounds of food at last week's event. However, State Patrol Sgt. Melanie Appleman, said the drive brought in more than 1300 pounds in addition to cash donations. 

The food drive was held at Riesbeck's Food Market in New Concord where the store assembled bags valued at $5 and $10 prior to the event...

December 8, 2015 - 4:04pm
37 weeks 1 day ago

The State Highway Patrol is partnering with the New Concord Police Department in the fight against hunger in the local community.

The officers will host a food drive at Riesbeck's in New Concord this Friday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sergeant Melanie Appleman with the State Highway Patrol said it's her first time getting involved with a program like this one and she hopes to build a stronger relationship with the community she serves everyday.

"We like to do things in...

October 28, 2015 - 3:10pm
42 weeks 4 days ago

The ultimate savings deposit is feeding the hungry and giving to those who are less fortunate, and with Thanksgiving nearing, it's a perfect opportunity to give back.

Two local organizations are working together to do something special for the community. Eastside Community Ministry partnered with Springleaf Financial Services to have a food and toy drive. The drive will go from November 2nd until November 30th. We spoke with the branch manager of Springleaf, Myra Evans who explained...

May 9, 2014 - 4:31pm
2 years 15 weeks ago

On Saturday,  the National Association of Letter Carriers will be conducting the 22nd Annual Stamp out Hunger Dood Drive. The nation's largest one day food drive.

Muskingum County postal costumers are being asked to leave non perishable food items near your mailbox before carriers deliver the mail. Suggested items include canned good, pasta, peanut butter, rice and cereal.

"We do ask that people don't put out their expired food, you want to make sure you read...

January 4, 2013 - 5:14pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

If you're heading to the Philo Varsity Basketball game Friday you can get in free of charge.

That is if you bring a canned food item. It's part of "Franklin Local Feeds Families." The district decided that they wanted to give back to the community and help area food banks replenish their items after the holiday season.

"I just feel that it's a great cause and it's a great way to give back to the community," said Soccer Player Nick Brannon. "I feel it's a...

August 27, 2011 - 4:56pm
4 years 52 weeks ago

The South Zanesville Church of Nazarene is giving back to the community one pint at a time.

The church hosted a blood drive and food drive on Saturday.  Church member Glee Patterson said blood is in high demand right now.

"39,000 pints of blood are needed each day," said Patterson.  "That's a lot of blood, so we're hoping to do our part to make sure that it gets out there where it's needed."

Patterson said everyone who donated blood...

August 22, 2011 - 4:20pm
5 years 4 days ago

A local church is gearing up to serve others.

As part of the 3rd Annual Serve Fest the South Zanesville Church of Nazarene will host their first -ever blood drive and food drive. Church Member Glee Patterson said the Food Drive couldn't be easier...

"People just drive-in. They won't even have to get out of their car," said Patterson. "They can give canned goods, non perishable items. "

All donated food will go toward local food banks. To kick off...

December 16, 2010 - 7:41am
5 years 36 weeks ago

A local mother and daughter are doing their part to help the Salvation Army annual food basket distribution effort. Misty Hill and her Philo Junior High School daughter, Mallory, saw that the there was a shortage of food at the Salvation Army and started asking friends and students from the Franklin Local Schools for help. It worked…they were able to collect 936 cans of food. They were so proud they were able to spell out "PHILO ELECTRICS" with the cans. Next year they...

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