The Dayton VA Medical Center, in partnership with the Dayton Foodbank, will open a food pantry for veterans in need Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be located in Bldg. 305 at the Dayton VA Medical Center campus, 4100 W. Third St. in Dayton. (Metro News Service photo)

Food pantry will provide assistance to veterans in need

The Dayton VA Medical Center, in partnership with the Dayton Foodbank, will open a food pantry for veterans in need Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be located in Bldg. 305 at the Dayton VA Medical Center campus, 4100 W. Third St. in Dayton.

The purpose of this event is to address hunger within the veteran community. Veterans do not have to be currently enrolled with the VA to take advantage of this service. Additional dates of food pantry operation are Nov. 27, Dec. 11 and 18, Jan. 8 and 22.

Veterans are advised to bring a photo ID and a copy of their DD-214 to utilize the food pantry. Need is determined by income guidelines set by the Dayton Foodbank.

For more information, or to volunteer with this event, please call 937-267-3307.

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