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.

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Utility / Rent Assistance

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

Don't forget to bring with you:

  • A valid photo ID
  • A past due or disconnect bill for your utility or rent

Assistance is limited to $200 per 12-month period. A Financial Class will be given before receiving assistance. Please allow 30-60 minutes.


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 is serving summer lunches at Gahanna elementary schools.

When:   12:30 - 1:30 pm daily from May 29 - Aug 10, 2018
Where:   Chapelfield and Goshen Lane Elementary Schools



Back-to-school Fair

Date:  Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time:  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location:  Gahanna-Lincoln High School

Volunteer or Donate:  Stay tuned for ways to help or donate!  GRIN would like to provide book bags, school supplies, personal hygiene items, socks, underwear, books and haircuts.
Please CLICK HERE to fill out the on-line application.

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Holiday Assistance

Thanksgiving Distribution:

November 17, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location to be determined

Christmas Toy Distribution:

December 15, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gahanna Middle School South

All Applicants Will Require An Interview To Be Eligible.