NNEMAP Facility
Geographic Areas Served

We serve residents in need in Columbus, Ohio.

Background Statement


NO ZIP CODE RESTRICTIONS! If you are in Columbus and you need food, WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU!


Your current household income must meet current federal guidelines. You can view income qualifications here.


-Visit NNEMAP Food Pantry (see blue box at bottom of page for business hours)

-Bring photo ID for adult head of household

-To receive non-food items (diapers, baby supplies), please provide names and dates of birth for eligible household members

-To participate in other non-food programs (holiday gifts, etc.), please provide names and dates of birth for all household members


-Send someone as a proxy to shop for you. COMPLETE THIS PROXY FORM and send it with your representative or follow the instructions for sending a letter with your representative. Your proxy must bring the letter from you AND their own photo ID to shop.


NNEMAP offers food delivery services to customers who are unable to safely leave their homes. You may request deliveries twice each month. To request delivery, please click on the link below and complete the delivery request form. After you submit your request, we will contact you within 1-2 business days to schedule your delivery. Please note that DELIVERY APPOINTMENTS ARE LIMITED and depend on driver availability.

Delivery is restricted to approximately a 5-mile radius from the pantry. Delivery service is limited to the following ZIP Codes: 

NNEMAP Delivery Service ZIP Codes
43201 43206 43212 43223
43202 43207 43214 43224
43203 43209 43215 43229
43204 43210 43219 43231
43205 43211 43222


If you need assistance with other challenges (rent, utilities, healthcare, employment, legal matters), please let us know at the time you register for service. We can refer you to trusted partners who can help! For a list of resources close to you, visit these websites:

FreshTrak                FindHelp.org


NNEMAP Food Pantry is a place where caring community members come together to help their neighbors who are in need of a hand up. For over 50 years, NNEMAP has been a valued resource for families in need. We are pleased to serve you!

Board of Directors

  • Executive Director: 
    Roy Clark
    King Avenue United Methodist Church
    Macy’s (retired)

    Roy has been Executive Director of NNEMAP since 2009. His background includes a 34-year career with Lazarus and Macy’s, with 23 of those years as a General Manager. Roy’s years at Macy’s included being the regional representative to Central Ohio non-profits, an experience that led him to a career change to the non-profit sector. Roy has served on both social service and arts boards in Columbus. He attends King Avenue United Methodist Church.

  • Director of Development & Marketing: 
    Crystal Vance

    Crystal came on board as the Director of Development and Marketing at the end of 2021. Crystal comes to NNEMAP from a similar role with Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, WV.

    Crystal works closely with Executive Director, Roy Clark to promote awareness and fundraise on behalf of NNEMAP.

  • Board President : 
    Denise Arbogast
    Denise joined the NNEMAP Board in 2021 and is currently serving a two-year term as Board President. She has worked for Grange Insurance since 1990 and is currently the Assistant Vice President of Personal Lines Underwriting and Operations. During her tenure with Grange Insurance, she has held leadership roles in underwriting, operations, compliance, budgeting, and vendor management. Denise graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Franklin University. She enjoys playing volleyball and golf along with watching and attending various sporting events.

  • Past President; Chair, Development & Marketing Committee; Governance Committee: 
    Samuel S. Moore (Sam)
    Northwest Christian Church

    Sam has served in several leadership roles at Northwest Christian Church in Columbus. Currently he is Congregation Moderator. A Lexington, Kentucky native, Sam holds Master’s and Bachelor degrees from the University of Kentucky and Indiana University, respectively. He is the Founder and President of Funding and Risk Innovations, a company engaged in funding of international trade and management of country and credit risk. He serves on a number of boards and advisory committees in the field of international banking and finance. Sam and his wife Mary, also active at NWCC, have two sons.

  • Governance Committee Chair: 
    Richard Parsons
    King Avenue United Methodist Church
    Associate Attorney, Kravitz Brown & Dortch, LLC

    Ricky joined the Board in 2014 and assisted with the reorganization of NNEMAP’s governance structure. As an attorney at Kravitz, Brown & Dortch, he represents clients in a wide range of civil and criminal litigation matters. Ricky also volunteers at the Columbus Legal Aid Society’s Brief Legal Advice Clinics; is an assistant class agent for his alma mater, Carleton College; and provides pro bono counsel to Hogar Irekani, an orphanage in Morelia, Mexico.

  • Past President; Finance Committee Chair: 
    Anatol (Andy) Ahijevych
    Linworth United Methodist Church
    Battelle Memorial Institute (Retired)

    Andy retired from Battelle after spending 37 years in various accounting/finance related positions. He graduated from The Ohio State University with degrees in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration. He became a Certified Public Accountant prior to joining Battelle.

  • Past President; Governance Committee: 
    Carla Nuenke
    Northwest Christian Church
    Franklin County Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Board (retired)

    Carla is an active member of Northwest Christian Church, having served in several leadership positions including board chair, and is currently chair of the Stewardship Commission. She is a Professional Mental Health Counselor, having participated in direct service, social service program management, and retired from service planning at the ADAMH Board. She currently provides telehealth counseling through Better Help and Grow Therapy.  She holds an MS in Life-span Development and an MEd in Counselor Education, both from Purdue University. In addition, she edits the newsletter for the Columbus chapter of American Mensa and is a member of their Executive Committee.

  • At-Large; Wellness & Nutrition Committee: 
    Amiee Romans

    Amiee joined the board in 2016 afer graduating from The Ohio State University with a degree in Human Nutrition that focused on dietetics. A Columbus business owner since 2000, Amiee has dedicated herself and her business efforts to improving the health and wellness of the local community. Her experience includes business planning, marketing, nutrition education strategies and food safety. Amiee and her husband James, also an OSU Alumni, have a college-age son.

  • At-Large; Governance Committee: 
    Cindy Terapak
    Certainly CX

    Cindy grew up in a mobile military family, enjoying diverse cultural experiences that shaped her empathetic perspective. She has held leadership roles in retail, customer service, and human resources for over twenty years. Cindy believes proper nutrition is necessary for a healthier and happier life and joined NNEMAP to help support their mission. You can find Cindy spending time with her kids, cooking, practicing yoga, and reading in her spare time.



With the participation of the staff and board members of NNEMAP we were fortunate to work with Phil Martin, a well known artist and muralist, to create this wonderful mural on our 55-foot-long east-facing wall. Over 80 volunteers and neighbors assisted with the painting project, which was completed in October 2015.

677 E. 11th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211

Please note: NNEMAP hours will be 9am-Noon, Wednesday, November 22 and Closed Thursday, November 23, Friday, November 24, and Saturday, November 25. We will reopen on Monday, November 27 at 9am.

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

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

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


NNEMAP Food Pantry is an equal opportunity provider.

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