7 Ways to Give Back in 7 Days


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By Mariah West

Grab drinks to benefit Alzheimer’s awareness group RivALZ

Tuesday, March 27 @ 3:00pm-12:00am
Platform Beer Co.

Every week, Platform Beer Co. teams up with a different local organization for their Non-Profit Tuesday program, giving a portion of their nightly sales to each partner. For this week’s edition of the event, the brewery will be donating $1 from every beer sold to RivALZ, an all-women’s group that raises funds through athletics to benefit the care, support, and research efforts of the Central Ohio Alzheimer’s Association.
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Pig out in a Taco Eating Contest to benefit children’s enrichment program City Year

Tuesday, March 27 @ 8:00pm
Adobe Gila’s Easton

Mexican joint Adobe Gila’s invites area foodies to join them for a special taco Tuesday this week at their Easton Town Center location. For $15 guests can partake in a taco eating contest, or watch the shenanigans while enjoying discounted food & margaritas. Proceeds will benefit City Year Columbus, a project of AmeriCorps that provides leadership development and enrichment to high-risk students in the community.
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Attend a candle store opening to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities

Wednesday, March 28 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm
Kendra Scott Candles Easton

Easton Town Center is welcoming a brand new store, Kendra Scott Candles, this week with an inaugural celebration to kick off its opening. Wednesday evening’s celebration will give shoppers the chance to explore Kendra’s collection while enjoying complimentary happy hour drinks including champagne, wine, and beer, & desserts. 20% of all profits during the event will go to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio
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Help Columbus Gives Back cook with families at the Broad Street Food Pantry

Thursday, March 29 @ 4:00pm-7:00pm
Broad Street Food Pantry

Social volunteer group Columbus Gives Back is heading to the Broad Street Food Pantry on Thursday to assist students of the facility’s Achievement Program for a Make & Take meal night. During this activity, volunteers will take over the kitchen to teach children & families cooking skills as they prepare meals that can be taken home, frozen, and eaten at a later time. As with all their events, CGB will include a #socialtwist with this volunteer opportunity by heading out as a group for food/drinks and socializing after their service.
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Enjoy Cocktails & Charcuterie for a Cause to benefit Pets for Vets

Thursday, March 29 @ 6:00pm-8:00pm
Camelot Cellars Winery

Local favorite winery Camelot Cellars is teaming up with Salumi Couture this Thursday evening to host Cocktails & Charcuterie for a Cause, a tasty fundraiser Pets for Vets. For just $30, guests will indulge in 5 gourmet meats expertly paired with 5 wines, with all proceeds going to the beneficiary’s cause to match homeless animals with U.S veterans.
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Garden during Mulch Madness at Topiary Park

Saturday, March 31 @ 9:00am
Topiary Park

The statuesque figures of Topiary Park will get some company on Saturday morning as the Friends of Topiary Park & other volunteers host their annual Mulch Madness event. Guests to this group effort will help mulch around the park’s trees and perform other general garden duties. Light refreshments will be provided.
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Compete in a pinball tournament to bring games to hospitalized children

Saturday, March 31 @ 1:00pm-7:00pm
Arcade Super Awesome

Arcade Super Awesome will be hosting their monthly pinball tournament again this Saturday, with a portion of proceeds going to a good cause. Players in this event will be sorted into small groups and assigned different machines, being eliminated by lowest scores on a 3-strikes basis. A portion of funds raised from entry fees will benefit Project Pinball, a nonprofit that places pinball machines in children’s hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses across the country.
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