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Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks

Columbus, Ohio
$500,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2009

The statewide membership association assists Ohio’s 12 Feeding America food banks, which distribute food and groceries to 2,800 food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and emergency-assistance groups. This program-related investment  – a 36-month, low-interest loan from the Community Relief Fund, which offered program-related investments to high-performance human-service organizations that were providing food, shelter, and other emergency services during the economic crisis – provides bridge funding for the organization while it waits to receive state moneyhu.