Event Leader of the Month: David Ratcliff

Event Leader of the Month: David Ratcliff Can you believe it’s now September? It seems like yesterday we were marking the beginning of summer. Now we’re observing the beginning of fall, or as some folks call it, autumn. Languages often have more than one word with the same meaning. Soda vs. pop, anyone? Whether you […]

Your Guide To Giving Back in August 2018

It’s officially August. As a kid, I used to dread flipping the calendar from July to August because it felt like summer was almost over. Luckily, there’s still plenty of beautiful weather, backyard BBQs, and pool time left. There’s also no shortage of volunteer opportunities with Columbus Gives Back this month. In fact, you can find […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in July 2018

Happy July! Hope you summer is going well so far, and that you’ve been enjoying some of these longer, warmer days. It’s hard to believe that we’re already halfway through 2018. Since we’re at this mid-year milestone, we wanted to share with you some numbers on what we’ve done so far. CGB has held 198 different […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in June 2018

We are officially entering Summer 2018. Summer is a time to get outside and enjoy the sun! Since today has been rainy, l get to snuggle up with my dogs and of course think about all the things that make me happy. As I’m sitting here reflecting, at the top of my list is Columbus […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in May 2018

Hey volunteers, I hope you are doing well! CGB has been very busy so far this year, and we are continuing to make an impact every day through the amazing volunteer hours your are putting in.  How many hours, you ask? So far, our phenomenal group of volunteers has put in 270 hours of service this year, […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in April 2018

Top Ten Reasons to Get Involved with Columbus Gives Back in April Spring Activities Abound! We have an Earth Day Cleanup, Tree Planting at Mock Park, The Aids Walk of Central Ohio, and many more great warm(er) weather volunteer activities to enjoy. Because we set a record for most events in a month ever! We have 32 events […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in March 2018

Hello fellow volunteers, It has been a busy year so far, and we are only in March! Where does the time go?…  Oh yeah, it goes to volunteering. So much is going on, so much is happening! I am ecstatic about it and so should you be! We just recently added 3 new event leaders […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in February 2018

Hello friends of CGB! Today begins the second month of 2018, and here at Columbus Gives Back, we’re already in full swing for the year ahead. Who’s with us? It’s been a very eventful January chock-full of 18 volunteer events – some old, some new, all fun – it’s true. One of our favorite memories we made this month was […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in January 2018

Greetings, Friends! Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018; those born during the Millennium are now eligible to buy lottery tickets this year. 18 years ago, Backstreet Boys released the album “Millennium” and I think we still want it that way. 🙂 2017 was a very special year for Columbus Gives Back. (Watch our year in […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in December 2017

1,000 events. When I first started volunteering with Columbus Gives Back, I never could have imagined how much this organization would mean to me. The people, the experiences, the difference we make with each event, it all has made my life so much more complete. So to experience meeting a milestone like the 1,000th event […]