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Stark County Food Resource Calendar

We have made our best effort to place Stark County hot meal and food distribution sites on this page. If you know of a location we missed or an error, please email Bryan Bowman, support@servingareamilitary.com 




• St. Therese’s Church, 456 S. Wabash St., Brewster, 330-879-5900. Service for Fairless Local School District residents. Call for verification needed for food. Pantry is fourth Thursday of each month.

Canal Fulton

• MECCA (Trinity Church of Christ), 8101 Manchester Ave. NW, Canal Fulton, 330-854-4686. Canal Fulton residents only, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. last Thursday. Call for verification needed.


• Total Living Center, 2221 Ninth St. SW, Canton, 330-455-3663. Call for times and days of grocery giveaways.

Jackson Township

• Rivertree Christian Church, 7373 Portage St. NW, Jackson Township, 330-494-1860. Serving ZIPS codes 44646, 44647, 44708, 44718, 44720, 44216, 44466, 44614. 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. Proof of birth dates for whole household required.


• First Assembly of God, 325 Lake Ave. NE, Massillon, 330-833-3121. Food pantry every Tuesday except the week of the soup kitchen. By appointment only. Call between 9 to 10 a.m. for appointment.

• Friendship Baptist Church, 920 Third St. SE, Massillon, 330-832-3507, food bags are given every first and third Wednesday at 11 a.m.

• Salvation Army of Massillon, 315 Sixth St NE, Massillon, 330-833-6473. Service by designated ZIP code areas; call for appointment; assistance up to 12 times a year, once after 30 days.

• SAM Center, 413 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, 330-956-6162. Veterans only 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

• St. Barbara’s Catholic Church, 2813 Lincoln Way W, Massillon, 330-833-6898. Must live on west side of Massillon. Call for verification. 6 to 7:30 p.m. third Thursday May-August and 9 to 10:30 a.m. third Saturday September-April.


• St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 322 Third St. SE, Massillon, 330-833-4907, must attend meal to receive groceries.

• St. Mary Catholic Church, 206 Cherry Road NE, Massillon, 330-837-0084, call for appointment, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday.

• St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 127 Cherry Road NE, Massillon, 330-832-7409. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

• TOSM Helping Hands Pantry, 330-830-4042, Massillon residents call for the designated day and time for food distribution at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 364 First St. SE, Massillon.


• The Salvation Army Navarre Unit at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 21 Wooster St. NW, Navarre, 330-879-5836. Navarre, Brewster, Beach City and Wilmot residents welcome. Every Thursday except the fourth Thursday of the month. Call for verification needed.

Perry Township

• Grace Fellowship Church, 6282 Nave St. SW, Perry Township, 330-833-5500. Food giveaway 5 to 7 p.m. second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Picture ID and proof of address required.

• Perry Helping Perry, 139 Perry Drive NW, Perry Township, 330-477-3998

• St. Joan of Arc, 166 Bordner St., Perry Township, 330-477-6796. 8 to 10 a.m. every Tuesday at social hall. Must have a picture ID and current utility bill.



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