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The Knox County postal workers picking up donations for Food For The Hungry on Friday, Dec. 11

MOUNT VERNON — Postal workers throughout Knox County are supporting Food For The Hungry making it even more convenient for you to give.  If you can’t make it to a collection point on Friday, Dec. 11, no problem! Simply leave an envelope in your mailbox with your cash or check donation. Please write “Food For The Hungry Donation” on the outside …

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FFTH Broadcast set for Friday Dec. 11

MOUNT VERNON — Local media outlets will join together Friday for the 39th annual Food For The Hungry (FFTH) drive to benefit The Salvation Army, Interchurch Social Services and dozens of other food and poverty assistance initiatives in Knox County.  A live broadcast of all the day’s events will begin this Friday, Dec. 11 at 9 a.m., and continue until 5 …

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Fire and Ice to blaze new trail for 2020 in support of Food For The Hungry

MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Park District and the Millwood Church of Christ have teamed up again to bring a new “twist” to the wildly popular Fire and Ice event that benefits Food For The Hungry. Unlike previous years, this year’s drive-through luminaria will guide youto the drop-off point in the parking lots.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Fire …

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Foodstock 2020 Goes Virtual

MOUNT VERNON – The 8th annual Foodstock concert to benefit Food for the Hungry will be held on Monday Dec. 7 at 7:30 PM. Due to the Covid-19restrictions this year the concert will be VIRTUAL. The event will be broadcast on www.elixirpresents.com, where you can also make donations.This year the program will pay tribute to the music of The Beatles, …

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KCCC auction of themed baskets going virtual in support of Food For The Hungry

MOUNT VERNON —  The Knox County Career Center basket auction is going virtual this year to support Food For The Hungry. These auction baskets are the perfect way to do some Christmas shop for a friend, loved one, or even a fan of the team up north!  The themed baskets include:  OSU Basket valued at $590.Michigan Basket valued at $590.Car …

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The Turkey Trot is back on Thanksgiving morning to support Food For The Hungry!

MOUNT VERNON — The 10th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk will take place on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 26, on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University. WeRunMV will be hosting this event which will look a little different due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Three start times will be offered this year: 8 a.m. race will be timed; 8:30 a.m. run/walk; and …

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FFTH sets $240,000 goal; unveils change in drive day

MOUNT VERNON — The 39th annual Food For The Hungry Drive officially kicks off November 7th throughout Knox County as a community effort to raise food and funds for Interchurch Social Services, The Salvation Army, and other groups throughout the county who support food initiatives. This year FFTH has established the financial goal of $240,000 and is hoping to collect …

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Food For The Hungry, Knox County Foundation provide funding for emergency food response

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Food For The Hungry, in partnership with the Knox County Foundation, awarded $23,500 in emergency grants this week to assist those organizations and churches that are providing meals and food as they respond to increased needs during the COVID-19 crisis. “It became very clear, very quickly, that Knox County residents were being impacted by directives from …

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Apply for COVID-19 Grant Fund

Food For The Hungry is proud of the efforts being made to provide food packages and meals throughout Knox County as we response to Gov. Mike DeWine’s recommendations regarding measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. An Emergency COVID-19 Grant Fund has been established. Nonprofits responding to Knox County’s nutrition needs should send an email with details of their plan/program, …

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FFTH sets $225,000 goal; unveils new website

MOUNT VERNON — The 39th annual Food For The Hungry Drive officially begins today throughout Knox County as a community effort to raise food and funds for Interchurch Social Services, The Salvation Army and other groups throughout the area who support food initiatives. The financial goal established for this campaign is $225,000, with FFTH hoping to collect as much canned …

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