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Hot Meals for the hungry of Summit County - The Salvation Army

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The Salvation Army of Summit County

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It only takes 90 minutes a day to make a difference! That's how long it takes to go to one of our Community Centers in Akron to serve hot meals to our community.

We serve meals through the Salvation Army at our Maple Street location, Patterson Park Community Center and the Summit Lake Community Center and now the Kenmore Community Center.

All centers are served indoors and Covid-19 rules are enforced.

The times we serve our hot meals are as follows:
Maple Street - serves 11-12 (arrive 10:45)
Patterson Park - serves 11-12 (arrive 10:45, 10:30 if you want to ride to the location)
Summit Lake - serves 11:30-12 (arrive 11:15, 10:30 if you want to ride to the site)
Kenmore - serves 11:30-12 (arrive 11:15, 10:30 if you want to ride to the site)

Transportation is provided from Maple Street to and from our Community Centers if needed.

Those interested in helping please contact The Salvation Army through Volunteer Match and indicate if you would like a phone call or email so we can get in touch with you.

Thank you and God bless!

John Kasler
Volunteer Coordinator
(reached through this website or email me

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About The Salvation Army of Summit County


190 S. Maple St., P.O. Box 22520, Akron, OH 44302, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


With three corps and seven service units, The Salvation Army of Summit County offers a wide variety of programs to persons in need across the county. Homeless men and women with children can stay in one of the only family shelters while they look for affordable living accommodations. With free groceries and hot meals, families and individuals can stay well nourished. Utility assistance is on hand to people who have a disconnection notice on their gas or electric. At the Child Development Center, preschool children learn basic skills necessary to enter and excel in kindergarten. The Learning Center, an academic after school program provides homework help as well as time for creative outlets. Children and youth participate in character building programs fostered through an array of recreational activities, music and spiritual guidance. Seasonal giving programs allow low income families to enjoy and celebrate the holidays with donated gifts and food. More than twenty thousand individuals are served through our centers in Summit County.

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190 S. Maple StreetAkron, OH 44302



  • Food Service




  • Must be at least 18
  • Days fit with your schedule Monday-Friday.
  • Come in to our Maple Street location to fill out paperwork and watch a training video. (takes about 90 mins)

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