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Editor’s Note: The video above is from last week’s drive-thru food distribution.

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – The Greater Cleveland Food Bank is preparing for its Thursday food distribution.

It will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at the City of Cleveland Municipal Lot.

The food bank will distribute fresh produce and shelf-stable product.

The Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio Military Reserve, and Ohio National Guard members are helping with traffic control.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol will help with client check-in.

The Rock Hall’s music van will be on-site to add some entertainment for guests and volunteers.

The food bank says it has served 20,000 more families in March and April than it did in the first two months of the year. 

You have to register to get food.

When you do that, you’ll need to visit WeFeedCle.Org or call (216)738-2067.

You’ll get a registration number, which you’ll need to place in your window and empty your trunk before going to the distribution.

These measures have been put in place to make it a contactless event.

Click here for more on the Greater Cleveland Food Bank


  • Traffic coming from the east (on Rt#2 or I 90 westbound) follow Rt#2 use the S. Marginal Exit #106 to get to the Muni Lot
  • Traffic from the south I-71 and I-90 east travel to East 55th exit 175, where they will make a right and another immediate right onto the S. Marginal Rd.
  • All other traffic should start at E.55 and S. Marginal and travel west on the S. Marginal to the Muni Lot