food pantry

Please call for an appointment at (614) 214-4747

What will you need to bring?

  • A bill showing your name and Gahanna address

  • Valid ID (Driver's License or State ID)

  • The number of people in your household

  • The names of schools your children attend


GRIN provides seasonal clothing to children in need. GRIN also provides coats for all.

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Utility / Rent Assistance

Please call for an appointment at (614) 214-4747


  1. Gahanna-Jefferson School District resident

  2. $200 maximum/12 month period/household

  3. Assistance provided only 3 consecutive years, then a sit out period of a year

  4. Two forms of ID are required (photo ID, bill showing PAST DUE, disconnect or eviction notice)

  5. Bill must have the name of the individual appearing for the interview (no exceptions)

  6. GRIN will only help with: water, gas, electric, rent to a complex/company (no private landlords), (contingent upon speaking with the company).

  7. GRIN does not pay LATE FEES and ONLY the past due portion.



1st Monday of the month, 9-11 AM

2nd Tuesday of the month, 6-8 PM

3rd Friday of the month, 11-1 PM

4th Tuesday of the month, 6-8 PM

4th Saturday of the month, 9-1 PM

Please note that GRIN's goal is to help clients at a "time of need".  Our hope is that, through our educational program/process, clients will be financially empowered.  

***(GRIN reserves the right to refuse services, even if criteria is met.)


Summer Lunch Club

GRIN serves summer lunches at Gahanna elementary schools, serving 5,380 for the summer of 2018 (Thank you Gahanna churches and organizations)!

Stay tuned for next year’s locations and times!



Back-to-school Fair

Thank you to all donors who helped us serve over 300 children with school supplies, book bags, personal hygiene items, books and hair cuts!

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Holiday Assistance

Thanksgiving Distribution:

Thank you to all of the volunteers, donors and community partners who helped GRIN provide a successful Thanksgiving dinner giveaway.

Christmas Toy Distribution:

December 15, 2018
10:00 - 1:00 pm
Gahanna Middle School South, 349 Shady Spring Dr., Gahanna, 43230