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Area non-profits to give away 25,000 pounds of food to Seneca County residents in need

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Collection of canned food items in a pantry (File photo courtesy of Salvation Army USA West / Flickr / CC BY)

Tiffin, Ohio — The Knights of Columbus Council #608 of Tiffin and the St. Francis Gaspar Council of New Riegel #10749, in cooperation with FISH of Tiffin, the West Ohio Food Bank, and TPC Foods, will host a food giveaway this weekend for Seneca County residents in need.

Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, the groups will be giving away around 25,000 pounds of food.

The food distribution will take place at the Seneca County Fairgrounds at the main gate, located off of Hopewell Avenue.

The gates will open at 7 a.m. for the drive-thru distribution. Residents are asked to stay in their cars due to COVID-19 precautions.

The food is free and available to anyone who needs it, regardless of income.

The Knights of Columbus is also collecting clean and gently used winter clothing to be distributed in conjunction with the food drive.

For more information, contact Russell Gase at (419) 618-2712 or Dave Gase at (419) 448-4630.

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