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Your support of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank makes a difference in the lives of so many Northeast Ohioans struggling to make ends meet. Here are some of the stories of your neighbors helped by your generosity.

Food to Support His Wife's Health

Glenn retired from his job as a painter to take care of his wife who has a kidney disease right before the pandemic hit. Taking...

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Food to Support His Wife's Health

Grab and Go Meals Bring Joy to a Thankful and Energized Child

Jacob is an 8-year-old with a big heart. Jacob and his dad stopped by at one of the Food Bank’s Grab & Go meal sites...

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Grab and Go Meals Bring Joy to a Thankful and Energized Child

Receiving Help for the First Time

Before COVID-19, Carol worked a full-time job in manufacturing. However, this global pandemic led Carol to an early retirement, resulting in a need for food...

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Receiving Help for the First Time

Staying Positive with Community Support

To say that Anthony has faced a lot of health challenges is an understatement, but he keeps a positive outlook with the help of his...

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Staying Positive with Community Support

A Deep Appreciation for Fresh Produce

Sandra has been coming to the Vineyard Community Church food distributions ever since going on disability in 2014. After working for 23 years at the Department...

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A Deep Appreciation for Fresh Produce

Volunteer of the Year 2020: Making a Difference

Congratulations to Sherlene, the Greater Cleveland Food Bank’s 2020 Volunteer of the Year! Since the spring of 2019, Sherlene has been making an incredible difference...

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Volunteer of the Year 2020: Making a Difference

Food for the Whole Family

Now 71 years young, Frances grew up in a large family with ten other siblings, and now has a large family of her own that...

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Food for the Whole Family

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