A Food Drive for Veterans by the Stark County Sheriff’s Office
(Stark County, Ohio) – Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier is honored to announce the beginning of the Spring food drive to support the Veterans receiving services through the Honor Home in Canton.
The Honor Home Stark County is transitional housing for homeless veterans in Stark County that helps them through support and programming, while assisting them to procure permanent housing. There are two campuses in the county that can house up to 16 homeless veterans: one campus for male veterans and the other site is reserved for female veterans and children.
From Monday, May 1 st through Wednesday, May 31 st the Stark County Sheriff’s Office will host collection sites for nonperishable food items to serve local veterans and their families. Items can be dropped off at the Stark County Sheriff’s Office Safety Building, 4500 Atlantic Blvd. NE in Canton; at the Concealed Handgun License office at the Stark County Sheriff’s Office Training Center, 143 1 st Street SE in Massillon; and, the Veterans Service Commission of Stark County office, 2955 Wise Avenue NW, in Canton.
The community is invited to drop-off nonperishable items at the Stark County Sheriff’s Office or the Veterans Service Commission Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or at the Law Enforcement Training Center CHL Office Tuesdays and Thursdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Items will be collected and
donated to the Honor Home following the conclusion of the drive.
Items that can be dropped off include pasta and sauce, canned vegetables, soup, crackers, tuna, mayonnaise, seasoning packages (taco, chili, stew, etc.), various condiments, breakfast foods (cereal, pancake mix, oatmeal, etc.), desert box mixes (brownies, cookies, cakes, etc.), snacks (such as chips, pretzels, etc.), individual serving powder drink mixes, and healthy kid-friendly nonperishable foods.