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Helping to Fight Hunger

Children’s Hunger Alliance

Works with schools, community organizations, faith-based groups and child care providers throughout Ohio to increase participation in USDA child nutrition programs.
Columbus Location: 1105 Schrock Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229
(614) 341-7700
childrenshungeralliance.org

Gertrude Wood Community Foundation (GWCF)

Offers mentoring programs for youth ages 10-18, annual school supply giveaways, provide free fresh produce and food items; financial literacy classes, and community-based services and affordable housing for youth and families living in the Driving Park Area and surrounding communities.
975 Bulen Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 252-7456
gwoodfoundation.com

Local Matters

Offers interactive public events, programs, hands-on cooking classes, gardening workshops, and holds community conversations about food and culture for youth, adults and families. The classes are for all, regardless of ability to pay or skill level. They also have the Veggie Van, a mobile grocer and food education program on wheels.
633 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 263-5662
local-matters.org
Veggie Van: local-matters.org/veggie-van-about

Lower Lights Christian Health Center (LLCHC) & Jubilee Market & Cafe

Program: offers a wide range of services for the entire family including, comprehensive primary care, OB/GYN, dental, vision, behavioral health, pharmacy (prescriptions are available at reduced cost), nutrition and spiritual care (including Healthy Food Rx program)
Eligibility: infants, children and adults
Cost: government insurance (Medicaid, Medicare), private insurance, sliding fee scale for those without insurance
Jubilee Market and Cafe is non-profit grocery store for everyone. They offer a percentage discount on fresh produce for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants.

  • Jubilee Market and Cafe
    1160 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43222
    Healthy Food Rx program: (614) 274-1455, ext. 871
  • Lower Lights Health Center
    1160 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43222
  • Lower Lights German Village
    1560 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
  • Lower Lights Nursing Center
    777 West State Street, Suite 201 A, Columbus, Ohio 43222
  • Lower Lights Cooper Road
    6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, Ohio 43081
  • Lower Lights UnionStar
    773 Walnut Street, Marysville, Ohio 43040
  • Lower Lights Fifth Avenue
    171 East Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201

(614) 274-1455
llchc.org
Jubilee Market & Cafe: llchc.org/jubilee-market-and-cafe

Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Delivers food to more than 500 food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and after school programs in central and eastern Ohio. On their website they also provide resources and information for individuals and families on additional food assistance.
3960 Brookham Drive, Grove City, Ohio 43123
(614) 274-3663
midohiofoodbank.org
Food Assistance by County: midohiofoodbank.org/get-help/get-food

Neighborhood Bridges

A charitable organization that helps match families in need with local businesses, volunteers and service organizations that offer resources such as food, volunteering, clothing, supplies and more.
200 East Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, Ohio 43085