Helping the Helpers

Parma Mayor Dean DePiero presents Parma Hunger Center Co-Directors Arch Stevenson and Dale Kraemer with Giant Eagle gift cards.

The cards were donated by the Parma Law Department totaling $1,250.00. The money was collected through the city’s Juvenile Diversion and Traffic Diversion Programs in which offenders can choose to donate to a local charity as their community service requirement in lieu of actually performing community service hours.

The Parma Hunger Center has seen a dramatic 40% jump in the number of individuals and families being served in Parma, Parma Heights, Brooklyn Heights and Seven Hills. So far in 2009, The Hunger Center has served 9,303 individuals and 2,880 families.

The Parma Hunger Center is located at Parma Lutheran Church, 5280 Broadview Road. The church has been serving local folks in need for more than 40 years. They can be contacted at 216-351-6376.


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  • Parma Mayor Dean DePiero presents Parma Hunger Center Co-Directors Arch Stevenson and Dale Kraemer with Giant Eagle gift cards.
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