Columbus Dispatch Feature: Columbus Gives Back enables busy young professionals to volunteer

By Allison Ward The Columbus Dispatch  Posted Jan 29, 2018 at 1:00 PM    When a Columbus-area organization collected handmade Valentine’s Day cards to deliver to area nursing homes, members of Columbus Gives Back pulled out their markers, glue sticks and glitter and got to work. When Meals on Wheels dinners needed to be packed, food at area shelters needed to […]

Columbus Gives Back Celebrates 1,000th Event

Columbus, OH, January 16, 2018 – Columbus Gives Back (CGB) announced that its 1,000th volunteer event took place at the Ronald McDonald House on December 19, 2017. To celebrate this milestone and recognize some of the organization’s partners from 2017, CGB will host a special happy hour at Seventh Son Brewing on Wednesday, January 24 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. […]

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 […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in November 2017

Happy November! The time of year is upon us where everyone starts to reflect on the things that they are thankful for. As an organization, Columbus Gives Back has a lot to be thankful for as well. First and foremost, I wanted to share that we recently got our 501c3 status, which officially makes us […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in October 2017

Ten. Good things come in tens. There’s ten digits in a phone number. Ten yards to a first down. Ten pins to a bowling strike. Ten seasons of Friends. Ten kilometers in a long-distance road running competition. Ten hotdogs to a pack (but only 6 hot dog buns to a bag? A forever mystery.) And […]

Your Guide to Giving Back in September 2017

Hello Friends of CGB! The changing of the season will be upon us in the next month (first day of Autumn is September 22!). Leaves are starting to fall, school supplies have been purchased, talk of OSU football is already in full swing and our swim suits are awaiting a few more uses before they […]