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OUR MISSION: We help our neighbors enhance their lives, health and self-sufficiency through access to nutritious food and other resources. OUR VISION: NNEMAP will be a leader in food access to create a hunger-free community.

  • I WANT TO HELP!
    I WANT TO HELP!

    Volunteer opportunities are available almost every day. Follow the “Learn More” link below for volunteer position descriptions or e-mail director@nnemappantry.org for additional information.

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    OSU Lantern Article on NNEMAP from a Volunteer

    It goes without saying that we are heavily dependent on our volunteers to do what we do each day. What makes working at NNEMAP such great fun is the different group of […]

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    To find out how you can help today, contact us for ideas or click on the “Learn More” link below. Thank you for your support!

GET TO KNOW US!

NNEMAP’s history goes back to 1958. The construction of Interstate 670 disrupted the area’s “flytown” neighborhoods so drastically that home values plummeted. Within three months of the highway’s construction, a new population of disadvantaged persons needed emergency services. Fourth Avenue Christian Church opened a food pantry with several auxiliary services, and maintained it at their facility for 10 years. By 1968 about a dozen churches known as the Near Northside Cooperative Ministry were working with the Godman Guild Association to serve a population that had moved toward High Street. In April 1969, the pantry incorporated as Near Northside Emergency Material Assistance Program. The pantry operated for 17 years out of a house on Dennison Avenue, a former parsonage donated for the purpose by St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

677 E. 11th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211

HOLIDAY HOURS-NNEMAP Food Pantry will be closed Saturday, July 3rd and Monday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day

Monday: 9am-12 noon  Tuesday: 9am-12 noon

Wednesday: 9am-12 noon Thursday: 3pm-6pm

Friday: 9am-12 noon  Saturday: 10am-1pm

CLOSED EVERY SUNDAY

NNEMAP Food Pantry is an equal opportunity provider.

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