Mayor Mike Porter will host the Mount Gilead area food drive on Dec. 17.

The event will take place at the city building located at 72 West High Street in the village from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Those interested in donating to the cause can drop off food, personal care items, cash or personal checks. The items will be divided among Trinity Methodist, Cardington Methodist, New Life, No Limits Outreach, Edison Enterprise Baptist and Morrow County Food Pantry.

For more information call 419-543-5526.