Article: Vinton County Resource Options During Covid 19

Vinton County Resource Options During Covid 19

Vinton County Food Give-away Options

Vinton County Local School District Food giveaways (Through Summer with The Summer Feeding Program)  

MONDAY 11:00-12:30

  • South Elementary 

  • West Elementary

  • Middle School

Blessing Boxes

  • Allensville- located at Allensville Christian Church, in front of West Elementary 

  • Creola- in front of Ebenezer UMC Church Hamden- located in front of Hamden Post Office 

  • Hamden- beside Post Office

  • McArthur- in front of Griffith’s Law Office/Hammond Insurance Job and Family Services, Industrial Park Drive Renovate Life Church- north of McArthur, across from fairgrounds Wyman Park, near shelter house 

  • Wilkesville- in front of Old Fire Department on Main Street 

  • Zaleski - at the park against the building 

Food Distribution/ Pantries

  • C.A.R.E. United Methodist Outreach- in partnership with Saint Francis Outreach

McArthur, OH 45651

Phone: 740-596-5820

  • Truth Food Pantry

Hamden, OH 45634

Phone: 740-384-5227

  • Renovate Life Church - 596-9863

  • Lost and Found Worship Center

112 East Main Street McArthur 

Bread Giveaway on Tuesdays (time varies)

Contact through Facebook 

Restaurants Providing Free Food

  • McDonalds on Richland Avenue, Athens- Free Happy Meals 11:00-2:00

  • Mullins Pizza- 596-5906  Providing Pizza Buns and a bag of chips to anyone in need.  Will deliver.

Other Needs

Need more diapers, formula, activities for kids? Contact Margaret Demko @ (740) 818-8460 or [email protected] for more information

Vinton County Resource Guide can be accessed at

Some possible charts for printing for families encouraging kids to wash hands 

  • OSU Extension office would be willing to print if needed so that a small packet could be given out for each kid/ family

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