Supporting the Community All Year Long
Operation Feed: March 1 – March 22, 2023
Operation Feed of Licking County is a community-wide food drive that coordinates and promotes food and monetary donations from employees, individuals, and Licking County residents to feed our neighbors. Operation Feed of Licking County will begin on Mar. 1 and conclude on Mar. 22. During this period, each company and organization will run its individual food collection campaign.
Dates of the Supermarket Sweep & our Celebration and Awards will be announced as we get closer to the campaign.
Granville Turkey Trot: Thursday, November 24, 2022
The Granville Turkey Trot is Granville’s most energetic Thanksgiving tradition and a fundraiser for the Food Pantry Network of Licking County. This event has been a community favorite for more than 15 years and has raised more than $500,000 to aid with the acquisition and distribution of food in Licking County. This year, join the many families and groups who have made this race part of their holiday tradition.
Sign up today to run, walk or volunteer!
Thank you to St. Luke’s Church and the team of volunteers who continue to make this event more successful each year!
Follow the Granville Turkey Trot on Facebook!
Elves In Action: Friday, November 25 – December 24, 2022
Elves in Action is our annual, community-wide fundraiser held at the end of every year to help us stock the shelves for the holiday season. Elves in Action aims to bring together supporters interested in fighting food insecurity in Licking County and collect food and monetary donations to benefit the Food Pantry Network.
Volunteers will be stationed on the east side of the Courthouse Square in Downtown Newark every evening from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Collection efforts will begin on the Friday after Thanksgiving and go until Dec. 24 each year.
Feed The Dream: Monday, January 16, 2023
Feed the Dream is a community food drive held annually on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to honor the legacy of Dr. King by helping to feed the less fortunate in our community.