Nelson Twp. – The first day of operation will be Monday, February 27th for the newly-formed Nelson Garrettsville Community Cupboard.
The cupboard is located at on the northeast corner of Nelson Circle (9415 St. Rt. 305)behind Isaac Mills Bakery. The hours of operation will be Monday 4:00pm to 7:00pm and Wednesday 9:00am to 12:00pm. The cupboard will be closed on federal holidays and when J.A. Garfield schools are closed due to incliment weather.
Residents who live in the J.A. Garfield Local School district and meet income guidelines for federal and state food programs are eligible to receive assistance from the food cupboard. Registration is done by household; please have a photo ID, proof of residency (current utility bill or other piece of mail with your name and address on it), and the names and birth dates of all household members.
A Grand Opening Celebration has been planned for Saturday, March 10th at the Cupboard from 2:00-4:00pm. Everyone is invited to come and tour the facility and join us for refreshments. The board will be on hand to answer any questions folks may have about using the cupboard or becoming a volunteer.
In addition, they are planning a “Plant A Row for the Hungry” campaign where gardening enthusiasts are asked to plant an extra row and donate the produce to the Cupboard. Starter kits will be available at the Grand Opening.