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Marion businesses work alongside one another to address meals insecurity

Summertime is commonly a busy season for Whitney Gherman and other team members at the Ohio Point out College Extension. 

Final summertime, the social justice educator was associated in producing an urban farm with customers of Mayes Community Temple Church, as nicely as distributing starter plans for King’s Temple Apostolic Church on how to improve nutritious food stuff. 

This year, OSU Extension provided meat for Logos Christian Ministries’ create marketplace on Saturday. The group plans to help other food items pantries in Marion. 

Providing fresh and balanced foodstuff for the group has extensive been a precedence for Gherman, who specializes in meals entry. 

“Individuals are so stretched for childcare costs, food items costs, medication,” she stated. “We have witnessed an boost in psychological well being crisis about the pandemic.