Straight from Stark: Episode 16 with Stark County Hunger Task Force

Posted on November 11, 2020

In episode 16 of Straight from Stark, hear from Stephanie Sweany, assistant director of the Stark County Hunger Task Force, about the organization’s dedication to fighting hunger, especially during the pandemic. Between its emergency pantry, box meal program for seniors and Backpack for Kids Program serving local in-person and remote learning students, its food distribution work is needed in our community now more than never.

In this five-minute episode, you'll learn about:

  • the 750+ meal packages distributed as part of the Backpack for Kids Program each week
  • how volunteers are essential to expanding its services and helping more residents
  • the new locations and methods of food distribution as a result of COVID-19

To learn more about Stark County Hunger Task Force’s seasonal needs and volunteer operations, click here.

About Straight from Stark
Straight from Stark is a new video series where you will hear directly from dynamic leaders in our community about how their organizations are creatively continuing their services and making a difference.

Catch up on other Straight from Stark episodes on our YouTube channel.

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