WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Staff with the Salvation Army Chapel in Warren teamed up with workers from the Second Harvest Food Bank and the Ohio National Guard to distribute food Friday.
They were able to give food to about 300 families from Trumbull County.
Organizers say that while the need for help has grown, it’s not just among the poor or those who have lost their jobs because of the slumping economy.
“Some of them have been affected by the pandemic. Some of them–it’s just a situation. I’ve go three growing boys and girls at home and all of a sudden, instead of them eating breakfast and lunch at school, now they’re, well, if we’ve all had kids, they’re eating us out of house and home,” said Captain Chris Williams.
This was the second food pantry the Salvation Army has offered like this.
They hope to offer another in the coming weeks as supplies become available.