A member of the National Guard loads fresh food into the back of a vehicle at The Foodbank. MARSHALL GORBYSTAFF

The Foodbank will be open Tuesday through Thursday next week

The Foodbank’s drive-thru pantry will be open Tuesday through Thursday next week.

The drive-thru pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, May 26; Wednesday, May 27; and Thursday, May 28. The drive-thru pantry will be at The Foodbank’s warehouse at 56 Armor Place.

The Dayton office and warehouse will be closed on Memorial Day, The Foodbank staff said.

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The Foodbank Chief Development Officer Lee Lauren Truesdale said it served about 1,600 households over four days this past week.

Also this week, The Foodbank received a $10,000 donation from Allison Janney and Ellen DeGeneres. Janney won a game on The Ellen show and the funds went to the Dayton food bank.

The donation will feed about 60,000 people, Truesdale said.

The Foodbank also has a walk-up window at the warehouse for those who do not have access to a car for the drive-thru food pantry. The Foodbank warehouse is off of Dayton RTA bus line 8, Truesdale said.

For questions outside of distribution hours, call The Foodbank’s emergency line at (937) 238-5132 or contact United Way 2-1-1 for support.

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