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Tri-C and Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging distributing boxes of food to Cleveland families

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Posted at 1:52 PM, Jan 25, 2021

PARMA, Ohio — Tri-C and the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging is giving away more than 900 boxes of food to families in Cleveland Wednesday.

Each box includes approximately $60 worth of groceries and essential supplies. Boxes include items such as pasta, spaghetti sauce, canned tuna, peanut butter, jelly, bread and assorted household cleaning items.

The "Great Grocery Giveaway" will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 27 at the Western Campus of Cuyahoga Community College, located at 11000 Pleasant Valley Road in Parma.

“Since the beginning of the pandemic, our agency has been looking at innovative ways to partner with for-profit and nonprofit organizations to serve a greater community in need,” said E. Douglas Beach, CEO of WRAAA, in a news release. “We're thrilled to find the resources to make this program a reality because it will serve so many.”

Organizers request anyone who wants to receive a box register here or by calling 844-304-004 for more information.

There are no eligibility requirements to participate.