A Community Effort

Building Community through Partnerships

This important summer resource to families facing food insecurity in our community is made possible only through partnerships – individuals, churches, community organizations and businesses as TOGETHER we strive to strengthen our community.

Please join us in thanking & patronizing our 2015 Sponsors and Partners:


  • Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church
  • Hilliard Church of Christ
  • Lifepoint Church Youth Group
  • Movement Church and Operation Barnabas
  • New City Presbyterian Church
  • Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Rock City Church
  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • UALC Agape Youth Group
  • UALC Awana
  • UALC: The Church at Mill Run


  • All Rite Logistics
  • Arlene’s Cuisine
  • Bayside Commons Apartments Management
  • BMW Financial Services
  • Columbus Blue Jackets – Special Guest
  • Columbus Crew Soccer – Special Guest
  • Hilliard Dairy Queen
  • McDonald’s Owner/Operators of Central Ohio (grant for bussing)
  • KidSmiles – Special Guest
  • Perio, Inc.
  • Real Eyes – Special Guest
  • Two Men and a Truck

Community Organizations

  • AmeriCorps-Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA)
  • Children’s Hunger Alliance
  • Columbus State Community College Nursing Students/Supervisors
  • Darby Creek Metro Parks – Special Guests
  • Franklin County Fair Board
  • Franklin County Farm Bureau
  • Franklin County Fair Fun and Learn Committee
  • Girl Scout Troop 2649
  • Green Machine 4-H Club
  • Hilliard Branch of Columbus Public Library, Youth Services
  • Norwich Township Fire Department – Special Guest
  • UALC Community Garden – Stewards Todd Marty and Irma Chon

Hilliard City School District

  • Office of the Superintendent
  • Department of Human Resources
  • Transportation Services
  • HCSD Bus Driver “Summer Lunch” Team
  • Jacki Prati, Principal JW Reason Elementary School
  • Custodial Staff JW Reason Elementary School
  • Hilary Sloat, Principal Horizon Elementary School
  • Custodial Staff, Horizon Elementary School
  • Hilliard Crossing Elementary
  • Britton Elementary


  • Michelle Clemmer – Volunteer Coordinator, Donated Food Distribution
  • Eileen Kramer and her therapy dog “Shae”  – Special Guest
  • Cindy Kruze
  • Jack Lewis – Volunteer Coordinator, Information Technology
  • Liz McAllister – Special Guest
  • Bev Meyers – Special Guest
  • Brad Royalty – Special Guest
  • Jennifer Jerome and Jill Schlotterer  – Volunteer Coordinators, Purchasing
  • Joy Peterson – Volunteer Coordinator, Special Guests
  • Angie Staten – Volunteer “Kitchen Queen” – Taco Bell, Jr.
  • Chris Sullivan- Volunteer Coordinator, Children’s Publishing Shop

and the 439 adult and teen volunteers who served 6,526 dedicated hours this summer

Serving Our Neighbors – Together!

As part of the summer food service program through the USDA, federal regulations require that the lunch sites be managed by a  non-profit organization.   The program is sponsored by Upper Arlington Lutheran Church and run by Serving Our Neighbors Ministries, Inc.   The U.S Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.  (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer