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  • January 10, 2023
    Effective March 1, 2023 there will no longer be any Emergency Allotments (EA) going out to SNAP recipients.
  • January 9, 2023
    Jayme O'Neill has been in 4-H for 9 years and was awarded in December 2022 for our outstanding leadership in our community. Below is a picture of Jayme and her mom Heidi posing with Jayme's gold medal award.
  • March 1, 2022
    When people consider hunger in America, they tend to think of people far away in urban centers. They don’t realize that food insecurity is a very real problem in Geauga County, even among college students. In order to combat this growing and troubling trend, Kent State University at Geauga is partnering with the Geauga Hunger Task Force (GHTF).
    Kent State Geauga received a $2,500 grant...
  • January 6, 2022
    Geauga Hunger Task Force wants to extend a big thank you to our community!
  • September 13, 2021
    Please read on to see how your tax exempt company can apply for help from Geauga Hunger Task Force. If you are interested in applying for a grant, please print and complete the application and send into
  • May 20, 2021
    Geauga Hunger Task Force wants to thank Tim Frank Septic Tank Cleaning for raising $2,750 to help no resident of Geauga go hungry. In April they pledged $10 for every septic tank the pumped!
  • April 1, 2021
    The Chardon Local School District’s Maple School was buzzing with excitement during March over their Kindness Project. Led by Kindergarten teacher Chloe Ellis, the 8 classes of “Tiny Toppers” – comprising Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students - collected boxes of cereal to donate to food pantries in Chardon and Burton. Their goal was 200 boxes by March 25. They actually...
  • March 25, 2021
    Wednesdays in April 3 - 6 PM
    Kent State University
    14111 Claridon-Troy Road
    1. Pre-registration is REQUIRED each week
    Register at:
    Call: 216.738.2265 or 2-1-1
    2. Show confirmation code (6 letters) at the event.
    1 Box per registration code
    3. Please arrive with a clean trunk and stay in your vehicle.
  • March 18, 2021
    Pictured above is Mary (left) and Jayme (right) O’Neill displaying food collect for the food drive.

    The Geauga Hunger Task Force (GHTF) wants to extend a big heartfelt thank you to Greener Fields 4-H Club and Dr. Augustine Kellis and family. This past year this dynamic duo once again made sure no resident of Geauga County goes hungry.

    It started back in 2015 when Dan Takacs, who...
  • March 1, 2021
    Wanted - Geauga Hunger Task Force Volunteer Board Member

    The Geauga Hunger Task Force (GHTF) is a non-profit organization focused on our mission to ensure that “no resident of Geauga County goes hungry". The GHTF was created to meet emergency hunger needs in 1977. This mission has expanded to include five pantries, the efforts of Nextstep (a stabilization program providing support for young...
  • February 16, 2021
    Geauga Hunger Task Force would like to share that the planned food distribution for today has been canceled due to the severe weather conditions. They will resume next Tuesday. Please stay safe.

  • February 11, 2021
    February is known for Valentines and Heart month. It is full of symbols of love. But it is also very cold month and increases demand on the family budget. Food supplies always take a hit. There are people right here that are hungry. Hunger is pervasive. It is invisible. It does not discriminate by sex, age, background, or faith. If you are hungry, you cannot rest, learn, work or heal. It affects...
  • February 3, 2021
    Please see the attached flyer to learn how you can register for the drive-thru food distribution in Geauga County.
  • December 15, 2020
    A huge thank you from the Board of the Geauga Hunger Task Force for the amazing support this year. We are humbled by the gifts from the community to feed the hungry in body and soul in 2020. We also want to thank the many, many volunteers that work at the pantries throughout the county. Their hands are an outreach of a loving spirit and community.

    Although there were groups that had to pause...
  • November 5, 2020
    Check out the link below to see how Cleveland Field Kitchen is supporting Farm, Cook, Feed 2020 and how you can help too!
  • October 15, 2020
    Please click the link below to read how Claridon Community Helps created "Now That's What I'm Talking About Summer Lunch Program" and stepped up in a big way to make sure Geauga's kids aren't hungry this summer!
  • September 22, 2020
    We want to let the community know the change in pantry hours for Christ Presbyterian Church.
  • May 29, 2020
    Our first drive thru food distribution was a success on Wednesday, May 27th at the Geauga County Fairgrounds. Over 100 families came and received an amazing box of produce and a box of dairy products. Another 120 boxes were provided to the local pantries to distribute.

    We'll be there again on Wednesday, June 3rd from 4-6 PM. Please register online weekly so that everyone can be served. Go to:...
  • May 14, 2020
    The Lake-Geauga Fund of the Cleveland Foundation is committed to addressing high priority community needs. To that end, the fund has authorized a grant of $20,000 to Geauga Hunger Task Force. This grant will go towards food and shipping costs. The Geauga Hunger Task Force is so appreciative of the fund’s generosity to our community and our commitment to ending hunger. On behalf of all of us here...
  • May 14, 2020
    The Geauga Hunger Task Force wants to give a big heartfelt thanks to all of you!
  • May 11, 2020
    Woodcraft Industries has been creating beautiful woodwork for 65 years but that is not all they do. They also give generously and help to take care of our community
  • May 6, 2020
    Mark Scheeringa and Kyle Raymond are two 7th graders from University Schools, and with the help of their mothers, they stepped up to help Geauga Hunger Task Force in a BIG way!