Freestore Foodbank Holiday Food Distribution Begins Monday

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The Freestore Foodbank’s Thanksgiving food distribution begins Monday and runs through Wednesday at our Customer Connection Center located at 112 East Liberty Street in Over-the-Rhine. Each household receives a box of food (containing canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned cranberry or pumpkin, stuffing or rice, onions, potatoes, apples, macaroni and cheese, and brownie mix or other dessert), a bag of produce, and (depending on family size) either a chicken, turkey or ham.

The hours are listed below:

Monday, November 22   –   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 23   –   8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 24   –   8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Over the Thanksgiving and December holidays, the Freestore Foodbank expects to distribute more than 700,000 pounds of food, enough to feed approximately 20,000 families.

**The Freestore Foodbank reminds our customers to dress in layers and protective clothing, as long, outdoor lines are expected.