Tornado relief: Where to find free meals

Numerous organizations throughout the Miami Valley are planning free meals to assist victims of Monday night’s tornadoes.


TODAY:  (Saturday, June 8)  Bold Believers Church of Christ, 1306 Salem Avenue, will have two semis full of goods from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. They will have food, water, personal care items and cleaning items. There will be an application to fill out so make sure to bring your ID.

Dayton: Sinclair Community College will host a free Sunday Dinner on June 9 for families impacted by the tornadoes. The dinner will be held in Building 12, The Great Hall from noon - 3 p.m.  There is free parking under Building 12.


Fairborn: Victory Church 2443 Valle Green Drive, Fairborn; 937-878-1620. Free hot meals, free hygiene items for tornado victims and volunteer workers daily 1 p.m.-7 p.m.

Dayton: The House of Bread, 9 Orth Ave. in Dayton, is serving hot lunches every day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Restrooms and drinking water on site.

Dayton: Churches of Christ Disaster Response Team is hosting free meals at Northridge Church of Christ, 2211, Needmore Rd. Meals will be served Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1p.m. to 4 p.m.

Vandalia: Flying J Travel Center, 175 Northwoods Blvd., has food and showers for victims of the tornadoes. The travel center is open 24-hours a day and plans to provide assistance until no longer needed.

Beavercreek: Tik's Thai Express, 2808 Colonel Glenn Hwy., will distribute coupons on Saturday, June 1 to the hardest hit areas of Beavercreek. The coupon can be redeemed by victims and their family and friends assisting them with relief efforts for a buffet lunch any weekday beginning Monday June, 3 for the duration of the need.

Dayton: Free lunches will held in the parking lot of the Steam Plant, 617 E. Third St., Monday, June 3 - Thursday, June 6 at noon until food runs out.

Dayton:  Gospel Mission Inc., 64 Burns Ave., Dayton, will serve full course meals daily. On Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday meals are served at 11 :30 a.m., on Tuesday and Thursday meals are served at 5 p.m. and on Sunday meals are served at 2 p.m.

Trotwood: Holy Temple Church of God, 489 S. Broadway St., will serve hot meals from noon to 8 p.m. every day. Toiletry kits and other supplies will be available.

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Dayton: Osman Gazi Mosque at 1508 Valley Street is offering food, water and hygiene and household items at a stand, open every day from 9 a.m. until sundown.

Fairborn: Victory Church, 2443 Valle Greene Drive, will offer hot meals to the community 5-8 p.m. Saturday, June 1 and 1-7 p.m. the next several days.

Dayton: SVG Motors and Evans Cattle Company will hold a joint cookout at the SVG Motors dealership at 400 Shoup Mill Road in Dayton from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today, and a second cookout at the SVG dealership at 3415 Seajay Drive in Beavercreek from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. After eating residents can receive a supply of paper towels, toilet paper, bottled water and frozen beef patties.


If you know of plans for future free meals for the community and you are not on this list please contact 

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