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Crafting for Community at the Ohio Craft Museum – 10/3/18

October 3, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Columbus Gives Back invite you to join us at the Ohio Craft Museum for a social evening of service. Help us make fleece scarves for children at the YWCA Family Shelter, or cut plastic bags into “plarn” for crocheted plastic sleeping mats. Anyone who can use scissors or roll string into a ball is able to help!

While you’re there, tour our exhibition, Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home. Register for door prizes and sign up for future volunteer opportunities. Spend a few minutes or more helping out and having fun.

This event is free but RSVPs are requested. To RSVP, visit https://bit.ly/2wqGow3 to sign up. Funded by a Franklin County Neighborhood Arts Grant.

When: Wednesday, October 3rd from 5:30 -8:00pm

Volunteers needed: 10

Event Leaders: Shannon@columbusgivesback.org and morgan@columbusgivesback.org

Where: Ohio Craft Museum. 1665 W. Fifth Ave. Columbus, OH 43212

Where to Bring: Please bring plastic grocery bags to repurpose, plus toiletries of any size to donate to Faith Mission. We’re also collecting cold-weather items and bedding for central Ohioans in need. Bring fabric scissors if you have them.

About Ohio Craft Museum: The Ohio Craft Museum is a program of Ohio Designer Craftsmen, presenting five major exhibitions each year, as well as focus exhibits and a rotating display of the permanent collection. In addition, the museum houses the Craft Research Library and offers educational workshops and events for all ages and levels of experience. Ongoing funding for Ohio Designer Craftsmen and the Ohio Craft Museum is provided by the Ohio Arts Council, Greater Columbus Arts Council, and the Columbus Foundation.

About #CbusGivesBack: Columbus Gives Back coordinates group volunteer events with local non-profits, organizes philanthropic happy hours to raise support and awareness for our non-profit partners, and participates in other philanthropic events while emphasizing our social twist: to have fun with volunteers new and old during and after events in the hopes of creating a culture of community engagement amongst our target audience of young professionals.

Cancellation Policy: Due to the nature of our events, an accurate headcount is important.  Please contact one of the event coordinators if you have RSVP’ed but are unable to attend this event.


Ohio Craft Museum
1665 West 5th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212
Columbus, OH 43212 US
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