Giving Thanks

StatsIt was a busy night at the Cleveland Foodbank. It is a continued tradition for the Fortney & Weygandt Team to volunteer to give back to the local community. We weren't the only ones so giving though. 


"It was pretty incredible to get hugged by a couple of folks that were so thankful for the food and our efforts that they couldn’t resist." - Mitch Lapin, President


We served 1,100 families, 2,568 individuals and we distributed 121,953 pounds of great product to our community.

We gave out 1,100 boxes full of USDA product with 13 different items totaling 31,603 pounds.

We gave out 1,100 boxes with 11 varieties of great produce equaling 77,890 pounds.

For the first time ever, thanks to our generous donors, we also gave out 1,100 Turkeys!!!





The boxes we distributed included all of the following items:

Turkeys, Cabbage, Potatoes, Zucchini, Oranges, Grapefruit, Cantaloupe, Sweet Potatoes, Bell Peppers, Yellow Squash, Pears, Corn, Garbanzo Beans, Lentils, Rice, Raisins, Canned Green Beans, Apple Sauce, Navy Beans, Split Peas, Vegetable Soup, Tomato Soup, Canned Peaches, Canned Pumpkin and Pistachios.



Those that we served:

Total  Families served  1,100

Total new Families served 173

Total new Seniors Served  117

Total  people receiving Produce 2,568

All 6 of our Counties were represented

Clients from 52 Zip Codes



Mike Serdinak