STOW, OH — Residents in Stow are coming together to help restock the Nelson Garrettsville Community Cupboard.
The food bank was destroyed in a fire that ripped through downtown Garrettsville last month.
Collection sites have been set up at Stow City Hall and the Stow City Safety Building for donations.
Organizers are asking for canned goods and boxed goods.
The drive is part of a regional effort to collect items for the food bank to give back to families for Easter.
“I understand that they are slowly starting to gather donations from other areas and stock a pantry so that they can start to serve families,” said Stow Mayor Sara Drew. “I know they had a regular influx of families that they served prior to the fire a few weeks ago, and they’re planning on coming, I believe Monday, to pick up the donations at Stow and in other areas, and take them to the Food Bank and distribute them next week. So we’re very happy to be a very small part of this effort.”
Donations will be accepted in the lobbies at City Hall and the Stow Safety Building through Monday.