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Freestore Foodbank offers food to hungry children during summer months

The Freestore Foodbank offers a variety of food to hungry children during the summer months. The Freestore Foodbank offers a variety of food to hungry children during the summer months.

The Freestore Foodbanks serves more than 100,000 kids in 20 counties around Cincinnati each year and many of them face food insecurity during the summer months.

The Summer Food Service program by the Freestore Foodbank provides food to children who might not otherwise have access to it from June to August.

Kurt Rieber, CEO and President of the Freestore Foodbank, said they served more than 3,700 meals to children over the summer last year, and they expect to serve even more this year.

The lunches are prepared by Cincinnati COOKS!—a program that prepares students for work in the food industry.

This summer, the Freestore Foodbank will provide food to children at these locations:

  • Salvation Army Citadel

114 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45204

Monday-Friday noon-1 p.m. (June 3-Aug. 15)

  • Faces without Places

1602 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Monday (Tuesday, Thursday rotating) noon-12:30 p.m. (June 10-July25)

  • G.L.A.D House

1994 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231

Monday-Friday noon-12:30 p.m. (June 3-Aug. 15)

  • Music Resource Center

3032 Woodburn Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45206

Monday-Thursday 1-2 p.m. (June 3-Aug. 15)

  • Youth Overcoming Life Obstacles

536 Linton St. Cincinnati, OH 45219

Monday, Wednesday, Friday noon-1 p.m. (June 3-July 26)

  • Salvation Army Covington

1806 Scoot Blvd. Covington, KY 41014

Monday, Wednesday, Friday noon-12:45 p.m. (June 9-Aug. 1)

 

For more information visit www.FreestoreFoodbank.org.

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