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Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks

Columbus, Ohio



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.