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Stark County Food Services

In the ever-evolving circumstances involving the COVID-19 virus, please contact any organization before visiting to ensure that services are being offered. 
 
Canton
Abundant Life Harvest Church: Located at 821 Gibbs Avenue NE, Canton, Ohio 44705 Please call (330) 456-0009 for hours. Provides hot meals, blankets, linens, winter coats and more is offered for the poor and homeless.
 
Basilica of Saint John the Baptist: Located at 627 McKinley Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio 44703-340. Please contact (330) 454-8044 ext. 403. At most 1 bag of food is provided to a client each month.
 
Canton Freewill Baptist Church: Located at 625 Baumford Avenue SE, Canton, Ohio 44707. Call the church at (330) 456-4563. Can direct people to shelter, and offer them hot or cold meals, food, groceries, and guidance.
 
Christ Presbyterian Church, Food and Clothing Ministry: Located at 530 West Tuscarawas Street, Canton, Ohio 44702. Please call (330) 456-8113. Offering gently used clothing, bags of groceries, and meals are offered in Stark County Ohio. There are winter coats for kids as well as free blankets and meals to the homeless.
 
Community Drop In Center: 1492 Cherry Avenue SE, Canton, Ohio 44707. Please call (330) 456-7692. Referrals are given. The staff can help clients apply for benefits such as Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). They also help the homebound find a Meals on Wheels service for their community.
 
Crystal Park United Methodist Church: Located at 2219 Mahoning Road NE, Canton, Ohio 44705. Please call (330) 455-0009 for more information. 
 
Deliverance Christian Church: Located at 1358 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio 44703. Please call (330) 458-4920. Offering hot meals, free food, shelter, clothing, infant formula, and more.
 
Faith Family Community Outreach: Located at 321 Cherry Ave. NE, Canton, Ohio 44702. Please call (330) 456-1581. Services include a food pantry, clothing, cloth diapers, and much more.
 
First Church of The Resurrection: Located at 901 East Tuscarawas Street, Canton, Ohio 44707. Please call the food bank at (330) 453-1719.
 
First Evangelical Congregational Church: Located at 1501 Broad Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708. Please call the food bank at (330) 453-5125.
 
Grace Fellowship Food Ministry: Located at 6282 Nave Street NW, Canton, Ohio 44706. Please call (330) 833-5500, or call (330) 879-5077 for emergency food. 
 
Grace United Church of Christ, J.I.T. Food Ministry: Located at 2300 Cleveland Avenue NW Canton, Ohio 44709. Please call the pantry at (330) 454-9748.
 
His Place For You Ministries, His Hands 4U: Located at 1330 Whipple Avenue NW Canton, Ohio 44708. Please call (330) 478-3099 for intake. Numerous food assistance programs are offered for the less fortunate and seniors. They work with regional churches and non-profit food banks.
 
Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church: Located at 1841 Third Street NE Canton, Ohio 44704. Please call (330) 452-2264. 
 
Ken Weber Community Campus at Goodwill: The pantry is located at 408 9th St. SW Canton, Ohio 44707. Households can now visit the emergency pantry twice a month. This will be effective Monday March 16th-Friday April 3rd. Clients must pick up a ticket at the Ken Weber Community Campus to receive services. These tickets are available M-F starting at 7:30am and are distributed on a first come, first served basis. The hours for the emergency pantry are Mondays and Wednesdays 9:15am-3:35pm, Tuesdays 9:15am-2:35pm, and Thursdays and Fridays 9:15am-1:35pm. Clients must present a photo ID.

Little Flower Catholic Church: Located at 2040 Diamond Street NE, Canton, Ohio 44721. Please call (330) 494-2759 Ext. 10 for hours that meals are provided.
 
Northwest Church of Christ: Located at 3904 38th Street NW, Canton, Ohio 44718. Please call (330) 492-5523. Provides meals, food, clothing, stuff for an apartment, and holiday support.
 
Salvation Army-Canton Citadel Corps: Located at 420 Market Avenue South, Canton, Ohio 44702. Please call (330) 453-0158. Offers items like food, and financial assistance for rent, housing needs, prescription vouchers, and other expenses people may have. Must be income qualified.
 
Sherrick Road Church of God: Located at 1121 Sherrick Road SE, Canton, Ohio 44707. Please call (330) 456-2171. The food bank has free dry and canned goods, baby formula for new or single moms in Stark County Ohio, paper products, and free personal toiletries to applicants.
 
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church: Located at 700 Market Avenue South, Canton, Ohio 44702. Please call for help at (330) 456-3660. 
 
St. John Catholic Church: Located at 627 McKinley Avenue NW, Canton, Ohio 44703-3401. Please call (330) 454-8044 Ext. 403. A low-cost Meals on Wheels service assists the disabled and senior homebound.
 
St. Mary/St. Benedict Parish: Located at 1602 Market Avenue South, Canton, Ohio 44707. Please call (330) 453-2110 for more information. 
 
Stark County Hunger Task Force - The Community Campus at Goodwill: Located at 408 Ninth Street SW, Canton, Ohio 44707. Please all the Task Force at (330) 455-6667. They have information on, and can refer people, to various local food banks and pantries.
 
Stark County Veterans Service Commission: Located at 110 Central Plaza South Suite 424 Canton, Ohio 44702-1413. Please call (330) 451-7457. Veterans, their family members, and others can receive information on financial aid, government benefits (such as food stamps), health care and other aid.
 
The Canton Calvary Mission: Located at 1345 Gibbs Ave. NE, Canton, Ohio 44705. Has openings for their “Backpacks for Kids” weekend meal program. This is every Friday, all year round. They provide food for breakfast, lunch and some snacks. Pick up time is between 3-4pm. During the summer pick up time is 12:30-1:30pm.  This is a free program. Registration forms are in the office and must be completed by a parent or guardian. Parents can also sign up their children by calling the Mission at (330) 454-8610, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Pantry is open every Wednesday, from 8:30 am- 2:00 pm, Other pantries are held on the first Saturday of the month from 1:30-3:30 pm and the third Thursday of the month from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.

Total Living Center: Located at 2221 9th St. S.W., Canton, Ohio. Please call 330-455-3663 for current days and times of giveaways. 

Turnaround Community Outreach: Located at 321 Cherry Avenue NE, Canton, Ohio 44702. Please call (330) 456-1581. The non-profit has many resources for low income families. They work, along with local pantries, to end hunger in the community.
 
Union Baptist Church: The food bank is located at 413 Cornelia Avenue NE, Canton, Ohio 44704. Please call (330) 454-7450. Volunteers may also deliver a box of food, or hot lunch, to the elderly in Stark County.
 
Urban Ark Ministry, Trinity Lutheran Church: Located at 415 West Tuscarawas Street, Canton, Ohio 44702. Please call (330) 456-5038. Regardless of religion, anyone can call this center/church for information, perishable food and groceries, and advice.
 
North Canton
First Christian Church of Canton, Common Goods: Located at 7100 Market Avenue,  North Canton, Ohio 44721. Please call (330) 456-2600 Ext. 2170 for more information. The free food pantry may have soup, peanut butter, rice, and more. Boxes of groceries are given out.
 
North Canton Church of Christ: Located at 1301 East Maple Street, North Canton, Ohio 44720 Please call (330) 499-4303. The needy in Canton can call for emergency food boxes.
 
Zion Lutheran Church: Located at 349 Lindy Lane Avenue NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720. Please call the pantry at (330) 499-3909.
 
Massillon
Grace Fellowship: Located at 6282 Nave St. S.W., Massillon. Please call 330-833-5500. Grocery assistance is Held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month 5:00 - 7:00 pm. Please do not arrive prior to 4:00 pm. 
 
Kim’s Cupboard Food Pantry: Located at First Assembly of God. 325 Lake Ave. N.E., Massillon, Ohio. Please call 330-833-3121 on Tuesdays from 9:00 - 10:30 am to schedule. Appointments are required.

Saint George Greek Orthodox Church: Located at 364 First Street SE, Massillon, Ohio 44646. Please call (330) 830-4042. 
Salvation Army of Massillon: Located at 315 6th St. N.E., Massillon. Please call 330-833-6473 for an appointment. 

Salvation Army-Massillon Choice Food Pantry: Located at 315 Sixth Street NE Massillon, Ohio 44646. Please call (330) 833-6473. Resources include Easter food baskets, holiday meals and gifts and more.  Summer snacks for students or children may be served.
 
Serving Area Military and Veterans Center: Located at 413 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, Ohio 44646. Please call (330) 956-6162. Offering cleaning supplies, paper products, household items and clients can get referrals.
 
St. Barbara Catholic Church: An onsite Food Pantry is located at 2813 Lincoln Way NW Massillon, Ohio 44647. Please call the Rectory at  (330) 833-6898. 
 
St. Johns United Church of Christ: Located at 101 Tremont Avenue SE, Massillon, Ohio 44646. Please call (330) 833-5322 for more information. 
 
St. Mary Catholic School: Located at 640 First Street NE, Massillon, Ohio 44646. Please call (330) 832-9355. Lunch will be served at St. Mary School for students ages 1-18. Students do not have to attend St. Mary School to receive lunch. Lunch is served on Mondays this summer, students will receive lunches for the entire week 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
 
St. Vincent Depaul Society-St Joseph's Conference: Located at 322 Third Street SE Massillon, Ohio 44646. Please call (330) 844-2714 for information and hours. Some of the resources offered include a thrift store, food pantry, clothing closet, baby supplies, and holiday meals and gifts.
 
Triumph Over Satan Ministries, Helping Hands Pantry: Located at 1118 Beckman Street SE Massillon, Ohio 44646. Please call (330) 832-5766. Pantry for free food, groceries, fruits and vegetables, and other assistance.
 
Alliance
Alliance Community Pantry: Located at 215 East Market Street, Alliance, Ohio 44601. Please call (330) 680-8130 for more information.
 
Maranatha Ministries - Maranatha Church of God, Serving Hands Ministries: Located at 14289 Edison Street NE Alliance, Ohio 44601. Please call (330) 821-3265. Provides free food, meals, boxes of groceries, and perishable items to the needy in Stark County. Call for hours.
 
Marlboro Christian Church: Located at 9383 Edison Street NE, Alliance, Ohio 44601-9712. Please call (330) 935-2161. The homeless, senior citizens, children, and working poor from Stark County can all get help.
 
New Hope Church: Located at 20990 Oak Street, Alliance, Ohio 44601. Please call the church at (330) 823-2151. 
 
Salvation Army-Alliance: 57 West Main Street, Alliance, Ohio 44601. Please call (330) 823-5188. Offering meals, clothing from thrift stores and much more. Various emergency programs are administered.
 
Louisville
Kountz Memorial Lutheran Church - Louisville Community Cupboard: Location of church is 930 South Nickelplate Street, Louisville, Ohio 44641. Please call (330) 875-1320. 
 
Louisville Church of Christ: Located at 1520 California Avenue NE, Louisville, Ohio 44641. Please call (330) 875-1673. 
 
Louisville Meal Center - First Assembly of God of Louisville: Located at 1921 W Main Street, Louisville, Ohio 44641. Please call (330) 323-1816. 
 
Canal Fulton; Beach City; East Sparta, Dover, Brewster, Heartville, Paris, Navarre, Minerva, Waynesburg
St. John Lutheran Church - S.A.L.T. Box Kitchen Free Supper: Located at 408 West Market Street, Canal Fulton, Ohio 44614. Please call (330) 854-2159. Free dinners are served. Meat, soup, dairy, and more is served.
 
Believer’s Assembly: Located at 131 Church St. N., Beach City.  Offering grocery assistance. Held the 2nd to the last Saturday of the month from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon.

Christian Harbor Food Pantry: Located at 7980 Dueber Avenue SW, East Sparta, Ohio 44626. Please call (330) 484-0618 for information. 
 
Dover Food Bank: Located at the Church of the Harvest, 420 3rd St., Dover, Ohio. 

Fairless Food Cupboard - St. Theresa Chapel: Located at 345 South Wabash Street, Brewster, Ohio 44613. Please call 330-756-2525 for more information.

Helping Hands: Housed at Christ Community Church at 4363 Manchester Ave S.W. Brewster. Held every Wednesday (EXCEPT 5th Wednesday), registration begins at 4:15 pm. Hand out is held from 5:00 - 5:30 Please bring your own grocery bags or boxes.

Mustard Seed Missions: Housed at Faith United Methodist Church, 215 Superior St. N.E., Brewster. Grocery assistance held the last Saturday of the month from 9:00 - 11:00 am

Lake Township Fish: Located at 934 W. Maple St., Hartville, Ohio 44632. Please call 330-877-1845. Vulnerable families in the town can apply for assistance. They also have summer snacks for local students, an emergency food pantry, financial aid in a crisis, and more.
 
Paris Israel Church - Food Pantry: Located at 12583 Lisbon Street NE, Paris, Ohio 44669. Please call (330) 862-3776. Low income families, the disabled, seniors, and others can receive a box of food. Canned goods, fruits, and other goods are distributed to the poor and at-risk families.
 
Salvation Army of Massillon (Navarre): Located at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 21 Wooster St., Navarre. Please call 330-879-5836 for eligibility requirements. 

Salvation Army-Minerva: Located at 301 Valley Street, Minerva, Ohio 44657. Please call (330) 868-5808. Stop by for the food pantry, clothing closet, case management, and help in applying for government assistance programs, such as food stamps and housing.
 
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church: Located at 515 East Line Street, Minerva, Ohio 44657. Please call (330) 868-4918. The pantry has supplies such as canned fruits or meats, rice, and holiday food baskets.
 
The Helping Hands Network, Choice Food Pantry: Located at 126 South Main Street , Waynesburg, Ohio 44688. Please contact (330) 866-2005. 
 
Other
Burger King: Starting the week of March 22, Burger King customers can receive two free kids’ meals with any purchase made using the Burger King app (while supplies last). Burger King is currently offering delivery and carry-out.

Piada: Piadia Italian Street Food will offer a free kids lunch program until April 3. The restaurant is offering a free kid’s meal of pasta with sauce, cheese and a fountain drink Monday-Friday (March 16 through April 3), during lunch hours of 10:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (students K-12th grade.) 

T.O.S.M. INC.: Held at a different location each Wednesday. Call (234) 650-0677 for the current schedule.

School Districts:
Please check with your local school districts.  Many school districts in Stark County are extending their resources to our Catholic school families (although not all). Families will want to contact them directly to find out what they offer and to who. 

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