Fresh Food Distribution
Hosted by Faith Ministries Church April 19 at 10 am-noon 2747 Agler Road, 43224. Rain or Shine. Please bring your own bags, boxes or cart to carry your food.
Free Produce Market
Rain or Shine free fruit, vegetables and bread on April 26th from 11:30 am-3 pm at 1200 Brentell Avenue. Please bring bags and boxes to take your food home. Sponsored by Mid Ohio Food Bank, Key to the Kingdom Church and The Church of Christ of the Apostolic Faith. Contact numbers: 614-900-0230 or 614-253-7959.
IMPACT Super Saturdays
IMPACT Community Action will host Super Saturday events on April 5th and April 12th for those who would like to apply to the Winter Crisis Program. Both events will be held at 700 Bryden Road from 10 am-3 pm. Customers are seen on a first-come, first-served basis and should bring with them a valid, government-issued photo ID, Social Security cards for everyone in the household (or a printout), proof of income for the last 90 days for everyone in the household 18 and over, current gas and/or electric bill, and a copy of the lease if the service is disconnected.
Free Family Dinner on Wednesdays
A weekly family dinner is offered at Community Kitchen's 640 South Ohio site on Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Parents and children play table games and participate in craft activities before and after a healthy, free dinner.
YMCA Head Start has Immediate Openings for kids in 43207, 43228, 43119 & 43123
Call 614-409-2844 for more information.
Free prom dresses
Fairy Goodmothers will host its annual Cinderella's Closet Boutique on March 15, April 5 and April 12th. Search "Fairy Goodmothers" in the "Search by Agency or Program Name" box for details.
Free tax preparation
Those looking for free tax preparation sites should search "Tax Preparation Assistance." Additionally, households with incomes less than $52,000 can call us at 614-221-2255 to schedule an appointment at a VITA site. The website www.myfreetaxes.com/taxtime is also free and available to households with incomes lower than $58,000.
For places that are open for those to escape the extreme cold, search "Cold Weather Shelters/Warming Centers."
Low-income Ohioans can start signing up for Medicaid coverage online, along with those who are newly eligible under an expansion of the health program. Medicaid is now available to children and pregnant women up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level and adults with income up to 138% of the Federal Poverty Level. Search "Medicaid" for more information.
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