Food and Nutrition

Columbus Recreation and Parks believes that food and nutrition are cornerstones to wellness and we provide multiple options for people looking for assistance with food.

2024 Go, Lunch! site applications are now closed.

Summer is just around the corner and we’re gearing up to serve hundreds of thousands of meals to children in this community. Columbus Recreation and Parks Department sponsors summer meals across the Central Ohio community with Go, Lunch! This program open to any not for profit organization that serves, or would like to serve, children breakfast, lunch and/or snack meals as a Go, Lunch! site alongside their summer program activities. Each site must submit a site application, proof of nonprofit status and liability insurance.

Partner with us today! For questions about Go, Lunch!, please contact us at (614) 645-3642 or

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 202-720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.