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  • February 15, 2019
    Geauga Hunger Task Force is excited to introduce their four new board members Sr Emilia Castelletti, Lisa Briggs, Lisa Sanborn and Hannah Sekas!
  • February 11, 2019
    Ohio is adjusting the March SNAP benefits issuance schedule for those who are eligible for benefits.
  • January 23, 2019
    During the Federal government shutdown, Geauga Hunger Task Force wants our community to know we are here to help.
  • January 15, 2019
    Due to the Federal government shutdown, SNAP benefits for February will be issued early.
  • December 4, 2018
    The Geauga Hunger Task Force Pantry Captains were very thankful this year to receive turkeys from University Hospital Geauga Campus the week before Thanksgiving.

  • November 26, 2018
    Press Release
    For Immediate Release
    November 18, 2018
    The weather has cooled and the snowflakes are flying. This should bring the delight and beauty of the holidays. For some, it just brings more financial burden and emotional pain. There are many families working hard but struggling to keep food on the table. With your help, we can share our joy with those in need and make their holidays brighter.
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  • March 9, 2018
    The Good Tiding Benefit Choir invites you to listen for a cause. This all volunteer ecumenical choir formed 29 years ago to help the local food banks through the work of the Geauga Hunger Task Force (GHTF). The Choir will continue their legacy of raising spirits and funds by performing the Easter sections of GF Handel’s “Messiah.” To enhance the understanding of the Easter story,...
  • February 23, 2018
    Burton Congregational Church's Food Pantry is looking for dependable volunteers. If you are interested or would like more information please come to the committee meeting on Saturday March 3rd at 11:15 am. You are also invited to tour the Food Bank in action from 9-11 am on March 3rd.

    Burton Congregational Church is located at 14558 West Park St. Burton.
  • February 18, 2018
    Lord of Life Church, in support of the Burton Food Cupboard, will present "Harmony for Hunger", a winter concert to fight hunger in our community. It will be held on Friday, February 23rd from 7-9 pm. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $5 and will be available this Sunday in the Gathering Space. Non-perishable food donations are encouraged. If you would like to help with the event, please contact Pastor...
  • January 17, 2018
    “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead
    It was for this purpose, the Good Tidings Benefit choir was formed 28 years ago. The caring and talented people of this community could see the need of the Hunger Task Force and found a creative way to help. This volunteer group...
  • January 8, 2018
    Joe and the Good Tidings Benefit Choir Singing Handel's Messiah at the 28th Christmas Musical Benefit to raise money for Geauga Hunger Task Force.

  • January 3, 2018
    Several donations of food and gifts helped to make this Christmas extra special for those in need in Geauga County.
    We are truly thankful for the love and support of the volunteers and donors in our community for their incredible donations.
    Our holidays distribution went well with lots of smiling faces and happy tears of joy.
    (Children received toys and Christmas pajamas) (Women received a red...
  • December 14, 2016
    The Messiah was an outstanding event, filled with joy, wonder, and generosity!!! You the community came together to give nearly $9,000 to the Geauga Hunger Task Force!
    What a gift!!!
    We are so grateful to the community and to all of the fantastic and talented musicians who provided such a beautiful concert.

    If you are eager to share in the gift of music once more, Pilgrim Christian Church...
  • November 17, 2016
    Mark your calendars for a remarkable weekend of musical offerings to celebrate the Holiday Season. This is one of the largest fundraisers for the Geauga Hunger Task Force. You can enjoy the music and share a gift knowing that it is all to the benefit of your neighbors and your community.

  • May 25, 2016
    If you are considering a way to get involved with the Geauga Hunger Task Force and support the food pantries that operate in Geauga County. There is a beautiful opportunity this summer to be a volunteer that grows something good for our neighbors.

    Churches and community organizations around the county have raised beds on their property (like this one at Pilgrim Christian Church) that may welcome...
  • March 15, 2016
    The Good Tidings Benefit Choir performed beautifully this past weekend! The concert raised over $3,700 to help fill our food pantries! This is the second highest total for the Spring Concerts!
    A special thanks to Kaitlin Emmert for coming from Cleveland with her violin. And to Joy M. Leirer for accompaniment and Bob Boles for his direction. And certainly the Sisters of Notre Dame for their generosity...
  • March 4, 2016
    The Good Tiding Benefit Choir invites you to listen for a cause. This all volunteer ecumenical choir formed 27 years ago to help the local food banks through the work of the Geauga Hunger Task Force (GHTF). The Choir will continue their legacy of raising spirits and funds by performing the Easter sections of GF Handel’s “Messiah.” The two performances of this timeless Oratorio...
  • February 11, 2016
    As Valentine's Day is approaching, you may be searching for the perfect way to tell your friend, family member, or loved one that you care about them. If you are seeking a more creative way this year, please consider making a donation to the Geauga Hunger Task Force in honor of your loved one. It is a perfect way to tell your "special someone" that you love them and all of your neighbors in Geauga...
  • December 24, 2015
    We cannot wait for the weekend of December 5-6 and all of the musical gifts that will be shared with the community. We are also grateful that our neighbors come together every year to support the GHTF with all proceeds from the goodwill offering. Win win!

  • December 14, 2015
    With the gracious hospitality from the Sisters of Notre Dame, the gifts of music from the community choirs, and the generosity of all who came to hear such joyous music for this season, over $9,000 was raised to support the mission of the Geauga Hunger Task Force!!!
    That is a tremendous gift for any season and at any time!
    Our incredible gratitude for the generosity that stirs your hearts to care...
  • November 18, 2015
    The auction held at Pilgrim Christian Church to benefit the GHTF was a wonderful success! Together, with the support of the community, we had a wonderful time and raised over $2,000 to support our pantries!
    It's but another testament to the way that we care for one another.
    Thank you for your continued generosity to see that every resident, every neighbor, every one in Geauga County has enough...