Volunteer of the Month: Okon Ekpenyong

Columbus Gives Back will select a volunteer each month that displays excellence in community service. We will spotlight each individual and provide some information about them to applaud their giving spirit and a job well done! The volunteer will also receive a small prize from the organization. Our volunteer of the month for May 2019 […]

Volunteer of the Month: Jon Conaway

Columbus Gives Back will select a volunteer each month that displays excellence in community service. We will spotlight each individual and provide some information about them to applaud their giving spirit and a job well done! The volunteer will also receive a small prize from the organization. Our volunteer of the month for April 2019 […]

WCBE 90.5 FM Feature: Columbus Gives Back Volunteers Reflect

By MIKE FOLEY Listen Here Columbus Gives Back volunteers work with Habitat for Humanity MidOhio on a project in Whitehall Columbus Gives Back celebrates 10 years of service with a special event Monday evening. The nonprofit uses its own network of nearly 800 volunteers to help other groups in the region. Juliana Hardymon grew up in […]

The Chimes Feature: Columbus Gives Back | Service with a social twist

Columbus Gives Back | Service with a social twist February 7, 2019 | Matt Thomas | Local News, News Today, volunteering has never been easier. All it takes is a few clicks to find an opportunity to serve. From apps to national volunteer organizations, more and more people are able to easily get connected with a place to […]

You’re Invited: CGB’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

You’re invited, to Columbus Gives Back’s 10th Anniversary Celebration! TEN YEARS and over 1,400 events later, Columbus Gives Back is volunteering more than ever in the community. It’s time to celebrate with our over 160 non-profit partners, our former and current event leaders, our volunteers, and our community. With a grateful heart we’ll reflect back on these 10 years […]

A Note from Our President: Amanda Shafer

Happy Holidays, Columbus Gives Back! It’s so easy to be thankful for everyone I have met through CGB.  Every event I go to, there are always new people ready to serve our community and make a real change in the organizations we partner with. A little background on my CGB history- My first event was […]

614Now Feature: 25 days of volunteering in Columbus

25 days of volunteering in Columbus 614 Magazine November 27, 2018 It’s easy to get wrapped up—literally— in our own affairs and those of our loved ones during the holiday season, but it’s more important now than ever to think outside of yourself your circle. During this time of giving, consider giving some of your […]

Event Leader of the Month: Andy Durczynski

The reason why I was drawn to Columbus Gives Back and love what they do is that I feel that I belong and have a purpose in their mission. CGB made this apparent the first time i volunteered back in 2014. I knew something was special. The main force behind what makes CGB so successful […]

Event Leader of the Month: Caroline Chao

“Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends…” These song lyrics came to mind as I sat down to type this. As cheesy as it sounds, friends and friends who do good for the community are why I have been part of Columbus Gives Back since 2010. I was asked to share […]

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 […]