Bucks for Charity Closing Fiesta at 1480 West Lane

Charity Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity

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Habitat for Humanity builds decent and affordable homes around the world in partnership with families in need of a decent place to live. Habitat homebuyers help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.

Did you know that a new Habitat home is completed somewhere in the world every 21 minutes?!
Here in central Ohio, Habitat has helped improve neighborhoods on Columbus’ South side,
North & South Linden, Milo Grogan and Franklinton areas!

Millard Fuller
Millard Fuller, Founder of Habitat for Humanity Int’l

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Charity Spotlight: Legal Aid Society of Columbus

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https://columbuslegalaid.org

The economy has improved but poverty in Franklin County is not on the decline.

Since 2009 our economy has been slowly improving. However, as the unemployment rate has decreased and wages have gotten better for some, the number of people in poverty in Franklin County has not similarly decreased. The population that was most damaged by the recession has not been able to catch up. That is why The Legal Aid Society of Columbus needs your contribution to continue serving this vulnerable population.

Did you know this organization has been providing general civil legal services in central Ohio since 1954?

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Dos Hermanos food truck at LAH

On Wednesday, 10/30/2019 at lunchtime, Dos Hermanos will be serving up their superb tacos, burritos, and quesadillas outside of Longaberger Alumni House, in support of Advancement’s participation in Bucks for Charity. If you work in the building, come out for some delicious food. If not, hop in your car and stop by!

More information and menu below.
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Drawing winner: Shaila Wagener

Congratulations to Shaila Wagener, in the College of Engineering’s Development office. She is the winner of our second incentive drawing and will receive a $25 Rusty Bucket gift card.

As the campaign continues, we will have the following additional drawings:

  • $15 gift certificate to Houlihan’s
  • $25 gift certificate to Brassica
  • $25 gift certificate to Northstar
  • Voucher for one pair of tickets to any 2019-2020 Ohio State Men’s Basketball game against a Big Ten opponent, except Maryland or Michigan

Thank you to everyone who has submitted your donation so far. If you have not done so yet, we urge to you go to https://bucksforcharity.osu.edu and set up a recurring gift to one of the central Ohio charities listed!

Charity Spotlight: Get Behind the Badge

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https://getbehindthebadge.org

Since establishment in 2001 Get Behind The Badge has provided emotional and financial assistance to the families of first responders, both law enforcement and fire, killed in the line of duty. Our Charter also allowed us to provide financial assistance for those first responder families who have suffered financial hardship due to death, injury or illness.

Did you know that the founder of GET BEHIND THE BADGE is the wife of Officer Terry McDowell – A City of Whitehall police officer killed in the line of duty in August 2001? This organization provides immediate financial help to the families of fallen police officers and fire fighters.

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Charity Spotlight: Green Energy Ohio

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https://www.greenenergyoh.org/

Green Energy Ohio (GEO) is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable energy policies, technologies, and practices.

In its 18th year, GEO conducts educational public outreach on all forms of renewable energy. GEO’s clean-energy expertise and experience also provides practical policy advice to private and public decision makers.

Did you know that the ‘GREEN ENERGY OHIO TOUR’ is in its 17th year!? It showcases places all around Ohio that are using renewable energy and green technologies.

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Drawing winner: Karla Shaffer

Congratulations to Karla Shaffer, in the College of Pharmacy’s Development office. She is the winner of our first incentive drawing and will receive a $5 Panera gift card.

As the campaign continues, we will have the following additional drawings:

  • $15 gift certificate to Houlihan’s
  • $25 gift certificate to Rusty Bucket
  • $25 gift certificate to Brassica
  • $25 gift certificate to Northstar
  • Voucher for one pair of tickets to any 2019-2020 Ohio State Men’s Basketball game against a Big Ten opponent, except Maryland or Michigan

Thank you to everyone who has submitted your donation so far. If you have not done so yet, we urge to you go to https://bucksforcharity.osu.edu and set up a recurring gift to one of the central Ohio charities listed!