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Free meals available Thursday for Medina County residents

There is no cost to attend.

MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio — Members of the Medina Police Department along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Ohio National Guard were passing out meals in drive-thru style to local families on Thursday at the Medina Fairgrounds. 

Cars were lined up to receive the free food distributions before the event began at 7:30 a.m.

Sandy Hinkle, the Executive Director of Feeding Medina County, tells us that they will continue to operate until every car and family is served -- even with the event ending at 9 a.m.

Earlier coverage:

If this is your first time attending, it is suggested to arrive early to get registered. Last week, Feeding Medina County served 883 people. In a typical month, they serve 350 to 400 people. Along with support from the Akron/Canton Regional Food Bank, 20 thousand pounds of food will be delivered, sorted and distributed tomorrow morning. Given the increase in demand for food, Feeding Medina County has increased its operations to include a weekly distribution, as opposed to its usual monthly operation.

If you would like to help, your financial support would be most appreciated to sustain Feeding Medina County’s operation. Head to: www.FeedingMedinaCounty.org to make a financial donation.

The Medina Fairgrounds are located at: 735 Lafayette Road in Medina.

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