If You Need Help


Hot Meal Program – temporarily suspended until further notice


Fresh Produce Program

Free Produce will be distributed to those in need at Ed Davis Community Center, 730 Perkins Park Drive, Akron, OH 44320 on the following dates:

  • October 9 and October 16
  • November 13 and 20

Distribution will start at approximately 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM

Please bring your own re-usable grocery bags, boxes or laundry baskets to carry your food.


Grocery Bag Program

Our Grocery Bag Program distributes nutritionally balanced bags of food. Each adult receives a bag of food and a 32 oz. container of delicious, homemade soup made that day by our Kitchen Manager and volunteer staff. This program gives away thousands of bowls of soup annually. (That is a lot of homemade soup!)

  • Everyone is welcome
  • Photo I.D. is required
  • 2 Sturdy, re-usable grocery bags, a box, or some other sturdy item to take your groceries
  • First come, first served basis
  • All adults from each household that are present may receive groceries and soup
  • One member of each household must sign a form stating they are at or below the poverty level according to The Emergency Food Assistance Program guidelines
  • There are no limits on the number of visits
  • Line may form no earlier than 15 minutes before start of program
  • Referral: None
  • Fees: None