Columbus Metropolitan Responds to Hunger: Summer Meals and More
As a library looks ahead to its busiest programming schedule of the year, why would it consider becoming a summer meal site? At Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML), staff realized kids were hungry from the time they arrived at 9am until they left at 5pm. During the summer vacation, these kids and their families didn’t have access to the meals they depend on during the school year.
CML started offering summer meals in 2002 by partnering with the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department (CRPD) and its summer meal program. CRPD is the USDA Summer Food Service Program provider for Columbus,... Read more