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Our 2017 local charity program has come to a close. View the winning charities below and nominate your favorite charity to be a part of our 2018 program.

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2017 Home Sale Charity Program Winners

The Top 5 Charities

1st Place: 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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2nd Place: 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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3rd Place: 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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4th Place: 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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5th Place: 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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