TOLEDO, Ohio — As the need for food remains a priority in northwest Ohio, local pantries are asking for donations ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
The Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank is in need of staple Thanksgiving items to distribute to those in need.
Toledo Bank Director of Operations Barbara Hofstetter says canned food items are specifically what people look for right now.
Those looking to donate can drop off items Monday-Friday at the food bank headquarters, located at 24 E. Woodruff Ave. in Toledo.
Additionally, Hofstetter said they are seeing an increase in the number of people in need of help for the first time.
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