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File #: 2955-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/26/2022 In control: Neighborhoods and Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Affairs
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 11/16/2022
Title: To authorize the City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement with the Columbus Kappa Foundation in support of The 13th Annual Columbus Alumni Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($5,000.00)
Sponsors: Lourdes Barroso De Padilla, Shannon G. Hardin
Attachments: 1. 2955-2022
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes the City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement with the Columbus Kappa Foundation in support of The 13th Annual Columbus Alumni Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway.

The Columbus Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. services the metropolitan Columbus community through a multitude of initiatives including the Fatherhood Matters program, ABC's of Safe Sleep, Kenneth L Howard Endowed Scholarships, Opioid Prevention Program as well as Annual Thanksgiving Turkey and Christmas Toy Giveaways. Kappa Alpha Psi believe that these initiatives help build stronger neighborhoods while also addressing the issue of Poverty reduction.

The Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway has grown from donating 100 turkeys to the community to donating 1,000 turkeys and complete meals to residents of the near east side. The initial target zip code was 43203; the giveaway now targets 43203, 43305, 43201 and 43219. The Columbus Kappa Foundation estimates that they provide nutrition for 6,000 Columbus residents in an effort to provide nutrition while reducing hunger. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Columbus Alumni Chapter gave away 752 turkeys in 2021, 650 turkeys in 2020 (the height of the pandemic) and 1,000 turkeys in 2019.

Fiscal Impact: Funding is available within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund.

Emergency action is requested in order to avoid any delay in providing the Columbus Kappa Foundaiton with the resources necessary to execute an effective Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway.

Title
To authorize the City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement with the Columbus Kappa Foundation in support of The 13th Annual Columbus Alumni Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($5,000.00)

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WHEREAS, the Columbus Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. services the metropolitan Columbus c...

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