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Commissioners, solid waste district team up for food drive


ELYRIA — The Lorain County commissioners and the Solid Waste Management District are teaming up with Second Harvest Food Bank for the Harvest for Hunger campaign.

County residents will be able to drop off nonperishable food donations at 540 Abbe Road in Elyria during normal hours of operation April 1-15. The facility will be open noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

The items that are most needed are breakfast items, canned vegetables, canned chicken, boxed rice, peanut butter, coffee and tea.

The commissioners and the district have partnered over the years with Second Harvest Food Bank for food drives, and each time residents have been generous, Commissioner Lori Kokoski said. “Second Harvest Food Bank’s annual Harvest for Hunger campaign provides so much to residents in need. The struggles are real for so many in our area.”

For more information regarding the Lorain County Solid Waste Management District and its programs, call (440) 329-5440.

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