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Food & Meal Resources for Families


Food & Meal Resources for Families


Due to the State of Ohio mandated school closure due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 impact, school cafeterias are closed. Below are resources for food and meals for families who need assistance in feeding their children during this time in Geauga and Lake Counties. 


Geauga County Resources:

Bainbridge Area Food For Friends  - 440-708-9829

Open 8:45 am – 11:00 am - Please call ahead to pick up meals or non-perishable items


Chagrin Falls Park Community Center -  440-247-6030

By appointment only


Christ Presbyterian Church - 440-729-1688

12419 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, OH 44026

Monday: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday: 9:30am - 11:00am

Wednesday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Thursday 10:00am - 11:30am


Claridon Community Helps

Available for Berkshire Local School students - Pre-registration required



Geauga County Job and Family Services - 440-285-9141



Geauga Hunger Task Force



Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church - 440-298-3822

8091 Plank Road, Thompson, OH 44086, by appointment



Lake County Resources:

Food Force, Catholic Charities - 440-357-5644

 8 North State Street, Suite 455, Painesville

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Monday - Thursday, can be visited once per month,


Fairport Harbor High School

Available for Fairport Harbor students, to go / breakfast & lunch meals, Tues & Thurs, 11a.m.- noon


Food Not Bombs - Lake County - 440-340-3663

https://www.facebook.com/fnblc/  - check for meal distribution sites around Willowick and Willoughby



Kirtland High School

Available to Kirtland Local School students, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.- 10 a.m, beginning March 23 - Drive-up, pre-bagged breakfast and lunch meals


Lake County Job and Family Services - 440-350-4000



Local Food Pantries - 866-348-6479, option 2

To find local food pantries near you, please visit https://www.foodpantries.org/


Madison Family Restaurant - 1947 Hubbard Road, Madison

Breakfast available to Madison Local School students - Monday through Thursday (proof of school registration needed)


Madison Local Schools

Available to Madison Local School students (breakfast and lunch), drive up - pre-bagged breakfast and lunch meals at North and South Elementary Schools from 11 a.m. - noon on the following dates:

Wednesday, March 18 / Friday, March 20 / Monday, March 30 / Wednesday, April 1st


Madison Ministries - Cornerstone Church

2300 Hubbard Road, Madison

Fridays, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. -March 20, 27, April 3rd

Drive up / remain in car / bags of food for a family of 4 will be brought to your car / while items last


Mentor High School

Available to Mentor Local School students, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. -11 a.m., beginning March 23 - drive up - pre-bagged breakfast and lunch meals


Painesville City’s Mobile Lunch Box

Available for children ages 18 and under, providing a pre-bagged breakfast and lunch meal “to go” Monday through Friday at these locations and times:

Heritage Middle School  11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Chestnut Elementary   11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Maple Elementary   12:00 - 12:15 p.m.

State Street Park   12:30 - 12:45 p.m.

Elm Street Elementary  1:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Harvey High School    1:30 - 1: 45 p.m.


Salvation Army

69 Pearl Street, Painesville

Lunch is served weekdays from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm and is open to all ages.


St. Gabriel’s Food Pantry - 440-721-0306

9925 Johnnycake Ridge Road, Concord

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Monday-Friday


St. Mary’s Food Pantry - 440-354-6200

242 N. State Street, Painesville

Tuesday and Thursdays, 10 a.m. - noon - Prepackaged, non-perishables packs

2nd Tuesday of the month 4:30-6:30 p.m. - Perishables and Produce

Saturdays 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.  - Individual item selection and non-perishables



Additional Resources:


Cleveland Food Bank



United Way - Dial 211



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