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.
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
Cleveland Food Bank
United Way - Dial 211