News & Events at OCS


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Back to School Block Party

Check out our feature in the Oberlin Tribune in regards to our Block Party to give-a-way free school supplies to Oberlin students.

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Major donor appreciation garden party

Thank you to all our Major Donors who attended our Garden Party.  We hope you enjoyed the People's Garden and the lovely quartet from CREDO. 


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New warehouse shelves

We recently installed new shelves in our warehouse. This will allow us to store more food and keep it better organized.


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Saturday food distribution

Saturday, October 13th is our next Saturday food distribution! Anyone in Lorain county is welcome to come pick up food (just bring a photo ID!). If you'd like to pick up food, our doors will be open from 10:30 AM -12:30 PM. Doors at the Depot open at 9:15AM.

If you'd like to volunteer for the distribution, please contact Rosa Gadsden at rosa@oberlincommunityservices.org.

You're welcome to both pick up food and to volunteer on Saturday, but if you'd like to do both, please arrive before 9AM.


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Community Juneteenth Cookout

Thank you to everyone who attended the Community Juneteenth Cookout. Great food, conversations, and most important Community! We'll see you next year.


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Garden full of Lettuce and herbs

It's summer, feel free to stop by the People's Garden. Lettuce is ready to pick and there are herbs for tea! Volunteers are welcomed to come help us with the process. Contact us via email if interested:  ocservices@oberlincommunityservices.org