Food distribution program expanded to include produce, all Dayton Metro Libraries

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The Children’s Hunger Alliance is expanding its meal distribution program to include all Dayton Metro Libraries and will now offer fresh produce as well.

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The Ohio Department of Education authorized the organization to expand the meal distribution program to the Wilmington-Stroop and Kettering-Moraine branches.

A grant from the COVID-19 Response Fund of Greater Dayton will cover the food at the Brookville and Vandalia branches.

Fresh fruit and vegetables will be included along shelf-stable meals starting July 13 as part of a partnership with Premier Produce.

The produce boxes will include 22 pounds of produce, such as apples, oranges, potatoes, onions and celery.

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The program allows parents to pick up 10 meals per child (two meals a day) with no requirements or registration required.

The Dayton Metro Library will distribute food boxes at the following times and locations through Aug. 27:

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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