Columbus Gives Back invites you to join us at the South Side Roots kitchen owned and operated by the Mid-Ohio Foodbank. The community meal is a come one, come all family style dinner that is free to our community. Every Tuesday members of the community can expect something different from the South Side Roots kitchen or enjoy meals provided by a local caterer.
What: We will be serving guests their dinner and beverages in a friendly manner to create a welcoming environment, engaging with community members to ensure an overall gratifying experience, minor cleaning duties, assisting the kitchen team with cleaning and closing the kitchen including washing dishes, mopping floors, etc.
Where: 280 Reeb Avenue. Columbus, OH 43207. Parking is available on the street, so be mindful of city parking regulations-(The Mid-Ohio Foodbank will not be responsible for any permits issued). South Side Roots is three blocks west of Parsons from the COTA’s #4 bus line.
When: Tuesday, April 16th 4:30pm – 8:00pm
Event Leader(s): Alfred@columbusgivesback.org
What to Wear: Attire should be something casual, comfortable and that can get dirty. For safety purposes, we cannot allow volunteers to wear open toed shoes, sandals, or loose jewelry/clothing.
About the South Side Roots: South Side Roots provides nutritious food to the community while helping to foster the positive impact that fresh food has on the physical and mental health of our neighbors. Our model is an innovative concept in foodbanking that creates a mixed income dining and shopping experience within the Reeb Avenue Center – a single site with multiple nonprofit organizations focused on holistically serving the diverse needs of the South Side. We welcome all who wish to spend time in our space, which is designed to be a warm gathering place that builds community while offering quality, fresh, affordable foods.
South Side Roots is owned and operated by Mid-Ohio Foodbank. The program includes a pay-what-you-can cafe, an affordable fresh foods market, a weekly community meal, and a Kids Cafe meal program for students at South Side Learning & Development Center and the Boys & Girls Club of Columbus.
About Columbus Gives Back: We love Columbus, young professionals, and getting involved! Our mission is to connect young professionals across central Ohio and engage them in our communities through 35-40 social volunteer and philanthropic opportunities per month.
Personal Belongings: Personal belongings or anything of value should be left at home. Do not leave such items in your car. The Mid-Ohio Foodbank is not responsible for anything lost or stolen.
#SocialTwist: Volunteers will be provided dinner at the event, but we will also encourage volunteers to join us afterwards for food and drinks to better get to know the other cool folks in our group!