Love Center’s April-May report

Love Center’s April-May report

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A total of 232,235 different families came to the Love Center during the months of April and May. Some families came in more than once, making a grand total of 300,306 visits.

Food from the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank was 19,699 pounds for April and 45,182 for May, and food donated by businesses, churches and individuals was 8,877 pounds for April and 9,854 for May. Volunteer hours served at the Love Center totaled 834 for April and 857 for May, and the Love Center thanks everyone who had a part in this ministry.

Food and cash donations from churches and ministries for April included Clark Presbyterian Church, St. John’s Church of Christ in Walnut Creek, St. John’s Women’s Ministry in Millersburg, St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Millersburg and Union Grove Church of Christ.

Food and cash donations from churches and ministries for May included Faith Bible Church, Gateway Fellowship, Martins Creek Mennonite Church, St. John’s Church of Walnut Creek, St. John’s Women’s Ministry in Millersburg and St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Millersburg.

Food and cash donations from businesses, organizations and clubs for April included Airport Ridge Sporting Clays, Amish Door Restaurant, Berlin Natural Bakery, Coblentz Chocolates, Hershberger Farm & Bakery, Hillcrest Orchard, Holmes County Home, Jitters Coffee Shop, JMR Concrete, Kauffman Bakery, Knob View Bulk Foods, Rhodes Market, Tyson Foods, Wayne-Dalton and Weaver Produce.

Food and cash donations from businesses, organizations and clubs for May included Berlin Elementary, Berlin Natural Bakery, Coblentz Chocolates, East Holmes Schools, East Holmes Vet Services, Hershberger Farm & Bakery, Jitters Coffee House, Kauffman Bakery, Mast Trucking, Pomerene Hospital, Postal Drive, Sauder Eggs and Weaver Produce.

Food and cash donations from individuals for April included Alvin Bowman, Nancy Bridenthal, Virginia Campbell, Ray Casdorph, Jeff Cottrell, Kay Earney, Elaine Hand, Debra Hartley, Ruth Hershberger, Donald Huebner, Barb Lecky, Michelle Miller, Betty Mullet, Jonas Raber, Dr. John Rehm, Les Roach, Loretta Schlabach, Bob and Bev Starner, Daniel Wenzel, Dave Wenzel, Katharyn Wheeler, Laura Yoder, John Yugen, Jr and six anonymous.

Food and cash donations from individuals for May included Ray Casdorph, Ruth Hershberger, Joanne Hunter, Leonard Jorz, Nina Kasner, Arden Kauffman, Mary Mathias, Betty Mullett, Dr. John Rehm, Katharyn Wheeler, John and Jackie Wilkins, Laura Yoder and seven anonymous.

Cash contributions for the general fund can be sent to P.O. Box 31, Millersburg, OH 44654, and food donations can be dropped off at the Love Center at 1291 Massillon Road, Suite A, Millersburg, any Monday, Wednesday or Friday.