Feed Ohio Vets: Food Drive Supporting Veterans in Need Posted August 5, 2014 by Abby Reynolds

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Starting Saturday, Aug. 23, Military Veterans Resource Center is participating in the statewide volunteer initiative, Feed OHIO, to help provide necessary food items to veterans in need.

Feed OHIO  is a volunteer effort that will take place for three weeks, from Aug. 23 to Sept. 13 and is timed to coincide with the National Day of Service on Sept. 11, 2014. This annual drive  marks the second year of the humanitarian effort to provide food assistance to those in the State of Ohio that need help. Military Veterans Resource Center is using the event as an opportunity to gather canned and non-perishable items to fill their food bank that provides food to veterans who are struggling to provide for themselves and their families during periods of unemployment or career transition.

Military Veterans Resource Center will have donation boxes at familiar drop-off locations throughout the state, plus in each of its six resource centers in Columbus, Chillicothe, Dayton, Findlay, Hamilton and Springfield. Acceptable items include canned and boxed food items, as well as any other shelf-stable products, including personal care items. Those interested in donating at their local drop off station should contact their nearest career specialist for further information regarding the nearest drop off locations.