Patrons can pay the suggested price, they can pay more to subsidize a meal for a future guest, or they can volunteer time to pay for their meal. The default option is just paying the normal price, but we paid extra, anticipating something wonderful worth sharing with others. We still got more than we paid for.
…it’s a labor of love. It’s not about us. It’s really about this community, which is so incredibly important to the city of Columbus. The South Side deserves this.
I have not seen a better model in my travels and in my visits than what you’ve knitted together here… It is truly an inspiring thing to see.
Roberto Rodriguez, Deputy Assistant to the President for Education
Today, the Reeb Avenue Center opens its doors to the community.
“The Reeb Avenue Center will become home to 13 nonprofits offering a variety of services, attending to the needs of anyone who walks through the door. But backers hope it can become far more.”