Bladensburg Food Pantry Grand Opening Today

Our partner agency, Interchurch Social Services of Knox County, is opening a new satellite office in Bladensburg!

A grand opening celebration will take place May 15 from 10 am – 1 pm and will include snack and recipes will be shared. May 15 the Knox County Health Department – Mount Vernon, Ohio will also visit the Bladensburg location to offer free blood pressure screenings and blood glucose checks. They will also offer adult vaccines for influenza, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and tDap.

Beginning May 20, the Bladensburg ISS site will be open the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 10 a.m. – noon and the second and fourth Thursdays each month from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Income-eligible resident can visit for access to the food pantry and for financial aid for assistance with rent, utility, prescriptions, and out-of-county medical appointments. Like their other locations, the Bladensburg office will also include a small thrift shop, proceeds from the which will help support the center.

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