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City of Cleveland Press Releases

  The press releases for December are listed here.

Note location of FREE holiday dinners in Cleveland:


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Are There No Hungry Folks On The West Side Of Cleveland?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 15, 2008 News Advisory Mayor Jackson Announces Christmas Holiday Meal Site Locations for Area Residents CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Honorary Co-Chair of Greater Cleveland’s annual “Harvest for Hunger” Food Drive, has asked the City’s Food Drive Chairman to work with the local hunger agencies to prepare a list of meal site locations for Cleveland’s print, radio, and television media. This effort will help ensure that Cleveland families who are in need can receive a Christmas Holiday meal. Program hours and locations may change. For complete information, call United Way’s 211-First  Call for Help at 216/436-2000. This line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including Christmas. The Christmas Holiday meal site locations follow below. CATHOLIC HUNGER & SHELTER NETWORK For more information, and to volunteer/donate, please call 216/781-5530 For the 35th year, St Augustine’s Church, 2486 W. 14th St., will serve a complete meal on Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25th, 2008, on church grounds as well as at the other locations within the City of Cleveland listed below, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meals are available to anyone in need and/or living alone who would enjoy sharing a meal with others. In addition, the Church will provide transportation to and from the meal as well as deliver meals to homebound people. Those who wish to register for a meal, need a ride to a meal site, and/or need a meal delivered to them should call St Augustine’s at 216/781-5880, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. In addition, there is a special need for volunteers to help in serving, packing, and distributing meals to the homebound throughout the city. For more information, please call 216/781-5530. St. Augustine Church would appreciate donations in order to provide meals for approximately 9,000 individuals on Christmas Day. -More- From: Office of the Mayor Joseph A. Skrabec, Cleveland Employee Food Drive Chairman 216-664-4597, jskrabec [at] city [dot] cleveland [dot] oh [dot] us Andrea V. Taylor, Press Secretary Office of the Mayor (216) 664-4171 or (216) 857-7998 Belinda I. Saldaña, Deputy Press Secretary Office of the Mayor (216) 664-2223 or (216) 857-3808 Christmas Day meals will be served at the following locations from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., except at OLA/St. Joseph Center which will be serving breakfast only: • St. Augustine’s Church 2486 W. 14th St. • St. Luke Episcopal Church 1349 West 75th at Lake Ave. • King Kennedy CMHA Estates - North Building 2501 E. 59th St., off Woodland Ave. • Rockhill Ministries 11739 Kinsman Rd. at Rockhill Church • Lorain Catholic Charities 203 Eighth St., off Broadway Ave. and Reid Family Center Lorain, Ohio (Breakfast Only at 8 a.m. Christmas Day – No Lunch or Dinner) • OLA/St. Joseph Center 2346 W. 14th St. at Kenilworth Rd. HUNGER NETWORK OF GREATER CLEVELAND For more information, and to volunteer/donate, please call 216/619-8155 • CACCIII 17625 Grovewood Ave. Wed., Dec. 17 5:30-6:30 p.m. • Emmanuel Baptist 7901 Quincy Ave. Wed., Dec. 17 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. • Faith Baptist 2355 E. 55th St. Wed., Dec. 17 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. • Morning Star Baptist Church 10250 Shaker Blvd. Wed., Dec. 17 3:30-5:00 p.m. • Northeast Church of God 8108 Pulaski Ave. Wed., Dec. 17 4-6 p.m. • Pilgrim Church Of Christ 616 E. 105th St. Wed., Dec. 17 4-5 p.m. • Windermere Community Meal 14035 Euclid Ave. Wed., Dec. 17 5:30-7:30 p.m. • Lee Memorial 10512 Bryant Ave. Thurs., Dec. 18 5-6 p.m. • St. Andrews Episcopal 2171 E. 49th St. Fri., Dec. 19 5-7 p.m.   First Beulah Baptist Church 5708 Woodland Ave. Mon., Dec. 22 12-2:00 p.m.                                                                               Tues., Dec. 23 12-2:00 p.m. • East Glenville Supper Place 12651 St. Clair Ave. Tues. Dec 23 5:30-6:30 p.m. • Quinn Chapel Supper Club 3141 E. 130th St. Tues., Dec. 23 5:30-6:30 p.m. • Werner Community Meals King Boulevard 2572 Martin Luther Tues., Dec. 23 12-1 p.m. • Cory Kitchen 1117 E. 105th St. Wed., Dec. 24 4:30-5:30 p.m. • EBC Ferry 812 E. 152 St. Wed., Dec. 24 12-2:00 p.m. • Mt. Pleasant 3304 E. 126th St. Wed., Dec. 24 6-7 p.m. • Mt. Nebo MBC Community Meal 12707 Superior Ave. Thurs., Dec. 25 11 a.m.-1p.m. • St. James 8401 Cedar Rd. Sat., Dec. 27 12-2 p.m. • Trinity Cathedral 2230 Euclid Ave. Sat., Dec. 27 12 Noon • Bethany Christian 3940 MLK Dr. Wed., Dec. 31 5:30-6:45 p.m.

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