Please note if the temperature is below 25 degrees Fahrenheit, or if Akron Public Schools closes for Inclement weather only, we will cancel distribution.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO LIMIT TO THE NUMBER OF TIMES YOU MAY ATTEND OUR PANTRIES. YOU DON’T NEED A REFERRAL, NOR DO YOU NEED TO SPEAK TO SOMEONE IN ADVANCE, YOU MAY SIMPLY COME. ALL OF OUR SERVICES ARFE ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS.
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Open a new text message on your phone. In the to area type 80123, in the area where you would type a message type GOODSAMHUNGER. Hit send. You will now be able to receive text message reminders for the most up to date information.
As of June 1, 2021, major wireless carriers will discontinue shared short codes for all texting providers. This means our short code 80123 will not be functional. You will receive texts from our toll free number: 844.703.4188.
To find out if Good Samaritan Hunger Center’s distributions are closed due to extreme cold or snow, visit WNIR 100.1 FM, WAKR 93.5 or WKYC channel 3 Television to find out if we are closed. However, signing up for text messages is the BEST way to find out about any changes.
We reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather or extreme temperatures.