CLEVELAND - The annual Harvest for Hunger food and fund drive kicks off Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena.
This year's honorary co-chairs are City of Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald.
The Cleveland Foodbank coordinates the campaign which helps feed millions in 21 counties in Northeast Ohio.
It's one of the nation's largest food drives. The food and funds raised go to food pantries, hot meal programs, and shelters throughout the area.
Last year people donated more than $3.7 million and 405,000 pounds of food.
Starting Sunday, Feb. 17, people can donate money at grocery stores like Giant Eagle, Dave's Markets, Heinen's, Buehler's, and Fisher Foods.
Customers can make monetary donations of $1, $5 or $10 at the register or bring a can of food to participating supermarkets.
There's also an option to drop of non-perishable food items off Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Foodbank at 15500 South Waterloo Road, Cleveland, OH 44110.
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