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Join the Near East Side Neighborhood Leadership Academy

February 14th, 2018

The Near East Side Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA) is an expansion of the greater Columbus Neighborhood Leadership Academy launched by United Way of Central Ohio in 2012. With an emphasis on Columbus’ Near East Side, this unique leadership program is designed to equip residents with the relationships, knowledge, skills and tools to help this vibrant…

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And the winner is…

January 22nd, 2018

Mark Levy never answers his phone while he’s driving. Well, except for that one time when he found out he won United Way’s Drive United raffle. Mark, from Worthington, has been a dedicated United Way donor since 2009. In 2017, however, he didn’t make his usual payroll deduction gift when it became clear his retirement…

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Volunteer for Tax Time

January 11th, 2018

Are you pondering your goals, plans and hopes for 2018?  Considering if you want to give back more or volunteer in your local community? If you are, Tax Time has GREAT opportunities for you coming very soon.  The tax season is quickly approaching and we would love to have you VOLUNTEER at one of our…

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Apply for the South Side Neighborhood Leadership Academy

January 8th, 2018

The South Side Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA) is an expansion of the greater Columbus Neighborhood Leadership Academy launched by United Way of Central Ohio in 2012. With an emphasis on Columbus’ South Side, this unique leadership program is designed to equip residents with the relationships, knowledge, skills and tools to help this vibrant community continue…

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Teens Earn Money and Meet Neighbors

December 11th, 2017

Every summer, in neighborhoods across the country, teens push lawn mowers from door to door with the primary goal of earning some cash. Whether they know it or not, these youth get more than just spending money for their efforts. They gain valuable skills, a sense of pride and personal responsibility, and connections to their…

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Clark Kellogg Named Honorary Campaign Chair

October 16th, 2017

Clark Kellogg made his name on the basketball court at  The Ohio State University, with the NBA and as a television announcer. Now he is bringing his star power to bear as the Honorary Campaign Chair for United Way of Central Ohio. Because he lives right here in central Ohio, Clark will be deeply involved…

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Young Donor is Fueled by a Passion for Giving

October 3rd, 2017

Ernest Levert Jr. has not been a Buckeye for long, but he demonstrates his passion for and commitment to central Ohio in many ways, including through his volunteering and giving. Originally from Texas, he followed in the footsteps of his parents and sister to attend The Ohio State University, where he graduated in 2013. He’s…

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Neighborhood Best Practices Conference

September 14th, 2017

Register today for the 2017 Neighborhood Best Practices Conference, where you’ll learn and engage in community building at numerous workshops, meet neighbors from diverse neighborhoods, and learn about best practices and resources available to support neighborhoods. Reflecting this year’s theme, Strengthening Families – Strengthening Neighborhoods, workshops will include: addressing community trauma, successful community engagement programs,…

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