Your Charity. Our Donation.

The Raines Group is excited to announce that we are donating the proceeds of our 200th home sale to local charities selected by you! The top 5 has been announced! Make sure to cast your votes daily!

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Girls On The Run Central Ohio

Girls on the Run inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The curriculum combines training for a 5k event with lessons that inspire girls to become independent thinkers, enhance their problem-solving skills, and make healthy decisions.

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Columbus Dog Connection

Our mission is to rescue abandoned dogs, promote all rescues and shelters in Ohio & be in dogged pursuit of saving every adoptable dog until dogs are no longer euthanized for lack of space. Operating a high quality, aggressive, statewide mobile spay and neuter service, targeting areas with high animal population and low spay and neuter resources.

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The Make It Fit Foundation

Our mission is to develop and maintain a community of caring, unified & knowledgeable individuals in an effort to support individuals with Autism. We aspire to “fit” the missing pieces together to help bring more research, better treatment, education, and someday even a cure for Autism.

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New Albany Symphony Orchestra

New Albany Symphony is a community orchestra bringing professional, adult and student musicians together for a concert series at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts in New Albany. NASO provides opportunities for the community and surrounding areas to deepen its appreciation for the arts through educational outreach with guest artists, and collaborations with area arts organizations.

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Books For Bedtime

Our mission is to get books into the hands of children who need them. Books For Bedtime was founded by Meagan Warren in August, 2014. Meagan was 11 years old. Meagan goes into schools with high poverty rates, and talks with the students about how important reading is & why they should read every night before bed. Books For Bedtime gives books to children through shelters, food pantries, and community events.

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A Kid Again

A Kid Again provides year round fun-filled adventures that allow children with life-threatening illnesses to feel like A Kid Again. It's specifically designed to involve the entire family to improve the well-being of everyone affected by the situation. What is an Adventure? A chance to be a kid again; time away from the hospital; an opportunity to forget about being sick; an experience with tickets, food, parking, mementos, and memories to last until the next adventure.

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Bishop Griffin Center

The Bishop Griffin Center opened in November 2007 as a “special work” of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Our mission is to humbly serve and preserve the dignity of the needy among us: the homeless, the unemployed, and families in transition or in crisis. The Center serves those who live in 5 east/southeast Columbus zip codes: 43209, 43213, 43219, 43227, and 43232. We are currently serving over 100 families per week.

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Amethyst Inc.

Amethyst’s mission is to foster a culture of recovery, empowering women and families in a safe, sober community. Amethyst provides individualized treatment for women struggling with addiction, mental health issues and trauma, and their families. Amethyst is one of only a few programs in the country that allows children under 18 to live with their mother during the recovery process. Amethyst’s services help women attain a life of recovery, improve their health and relationships and achieve independence.

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Pilot Dogs Inc.

Pilot Dogs mission statement is to provide the finest of guide dogs to the qualified sightless. Pilot Dogs are available to legally blind individuals who would benefit from such dogs. This service is made available without charge, and includes the Pilot Dog, four weeks in-residence training, and round trip transportation. Four people were trained with their Pilot Dogs in 1950; and from this humble beginning the program has grown to serve approximately 150 every year.

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Furniture Bank of Central Ohio

The Mission of the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio is to reduce the impact of poverty by providing furniture to central Ohio families and individuals struggling with severe life challenges. Families visit the furniture bank through a social service agency to pick out 14- 16 pieces of furniture and then have it delivered the same day- a value of about $1,400. We serve about 10,000 people in 3,500 families through more than 75 social service agencies each year.

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TEDxNewAlbany

Our mission is to foster an incomparable set of learning experiences by organizing the best TEDx event possible, providing a  refined mechanism through which students and community members may express their ideas. We strive to put on an event that is both profound in content and professional in execution. Our event is unlike any other event or speaker series in New Albany, Ohio. 

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Drug Safe Worthington

Drug Safe Worthington mobilizes efforts in our community to promote a culture that prevents drug and alcohol abuse while supporting individuals and families affected. It is a coalition of parents, city staff, educators, librarians, residents, businesses, fire and police, local service agencies and experts in substance abuse – taking an active role to diminish drug and alcohol abuse through coordinated outreach, awareness and education.

Women's Small Business Accelerator

The Women’s Small Business Accelerator was formed to help all women business owners, regardless of net worth or education level, achieve their business ownership dreams through empathy, mentoring, and education. Through support and educational programs this program increases success rates for women microbusiness owners, thereby improving the lives of participants and our economy through business growth and job creation.

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Project Redeem

Project Redeem Inc. is a faith-based, 501c3 not-for-profit organization that has been assisting at-risk youth, ages K-17, 175%-200% at and below the poverty level, and their families since 1996 in Columbus, Ohio and surrounding areas. It has been given the unique opportunity to be able to set up programs, such as summer camps, mentoring, tutoring, healthy eating, physical fitness, and setting core values within the low income housing of the city; thus, being able to concentrate our efforts in a more stable venue. 

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Community Kitchen Columbus

Our mission is to be a community organization where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, receives food, and feels comfortable asking for help. We believe that all persons must first have their food needs met before they can reach their fullest potential. We envision a day when hunger is not a barrier for people to lead productive lives and reach their fullest potential. All are welcome at the table and received with warm hospitality no matter their circumstances or choices.

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