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Feeding Medina County giving out free meals at Medina Co. food drive-thru

Feeding Medina County drive-thru distribution line.
Posted at 6:11 AM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 19:34:42-04

MEDINA, Ohio — On Thursday morning, cars of families began lining up at the Medina County Fairgrounds just after 4 a.m. to hold their place in line to receive a box of food from Feeding Medina County's drive-thru distribution.

The organization provided a week's worth of meals to families in conjunction with the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank.

Medina County drive-thru food distribution.
Medina County drive-thru food distribution.

According to their website, one in five children, no matter their age, in Medina County do not have reliable access to food.

Feeding Medina County drive-thru distribution line.
Feeding Medina County drive-thru distribution line.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the members of the National Guard assisted with the drive-thru due to volunteers forced to stay at home for health reasons.

Feeding Medina County drive-thru distribution line.
Feeding Medina County drive-thru distribution line.

Any family who is planning to attend the drive-thru should bring a photo ID and empty the trunk of their vehicle.

Medina County drive-thru food distribution.
Medina County drive-thru food distribution.

Attendees are also being asked to stay inside their vehicles while on site to keep workers and volunteers safe.

The drive-thru distribution is being held from 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.