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New Clothing Bank Building Built

2021, the year of expansion! We are in the planning stages for our Clothing Bank Building Project! We are so excited for this project and we know this will help us better serve our neighbors.


Eastside Community Ministry Update

Our staff & volunteers have washed their hands, put on their capes, gloves, taken their temps and are ready to serve our neighbors in need. A few things have changed....

  1. 1. Our Food Pantry is open Monday - Thursday from 9AM-1PM for our regular pantry clients. If you need a food pantry please call 211 and they will direct you to the pantry closest to you. We do ask that you pull into our parking lot and stay in your car. We will come to you.

  2. 2. Our Clothing Bank is open Monday – Thursday from 9AM-NOON. In order to practice social distancing and maintain the safety and well-being of everyone, we will only allow one (1) visitor at a time in our Clothing Bank and you MUST wear a face covering. You will be given 10 minutes to shop and able to visit our Clothing Bank one (1) time per week.

  3. 3. Eastside Community Ministry is accepting donations of clothing/small household items We accept donations Monday – Thursday from 9AM-NOON. Please bring your donations to our garage in a sealed trash bag and ring the door bell and a staff/volunteer will be right with you. PLEASE DO NOT leave your items outside.

  4. 4. If you need Emergency Relief Services (rent, utilities, etc..) please call Kathy at 740-452-7519. Our funding is limited. You are eligible to apply for assistance 1 (one) time in a 12- month period.

  5. 5. We will be distributing Food boxes from Mid-Ohio Produce on the following dates: Tuesday, May 4 and Wednesday, May 19. We will be distributing Food boxes from Feeding America on Tuesday, May 18. This is a DRIVE-THRU GIVE-AWAY. We will have volunteers/staff available to direct you. YOU ARE ONLY ALLOWED TO RECEIVE FOOD FROM ONE (1) GIVE-AWAY AT EASTSIDE PER WEEK.

  6. 6. Our 2021 FREE FRESH PRODUCE MARKETS are scheduled for May 28, June 25, September 24, and October 22 at the First Baptist Church in South Zanesville. This will be a DRIVE-THRU ONLY. You will be asked to stay in your cars. Please be patient and kind. We will be able to assist 200 households. Only 2 households per vehicle. If you are a proxy, you MUST bring Form & ID. Time: Approximately 10:30AM. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Eastside Community Ministry is an ecumenical ministry seeking to help people transform their lives by meeting their basic needs and offering them education, life skills training, and relationship building opportunities.

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