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October 2, 2023

Put Hunger in Check with Freestore Foodbank

PHOTO 2015 Check-Out HungerHelp solve hunger this season during Check Out Hunger.  From Nov. 14 – Jan. 3, during your trip to your neighborhood Kroger store, pull a donation amount at the register and scan it.  It all adds up to put food on the table for our neighbors, children and families at risk of hunger.  Learn more at

Want to help even more?  You can Double Your Dollars on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 6 a.m. – midnight — just call or head online to make a donation to the Freestore Foodbank.  Second Helping will match donations, so your gift of $25 will help provide 150 meals to hungry children and families this holiday season.  To make a donation, call 513-482-FOOD (3663) or visit

The Freestore Foodbank is also in need of volunteers to help families enjoy a shared meal.  Volunteers can help deliver and distribute holiday boxes containing food for a memorable Thanksgiving — a perfect opportunity for older kids and teens.  Available shifts vary, for more info, head to

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