Helping Hands

Do some good in Central Ohio or your Community, be a Helping Hand for one of these fine local organizations.



722-KIDS Columbus Children’s Hospital can help you find a doctor or put you in touch with services and resources available for your child. Call 722-KIDS, or 1-800-875-KIDS today.
A.C.C.A. Central Ohio ACCA provides a visible and ethical standard for HVACR companies in the Central Ohio area, leading to better services for homeowners, builders and commercial building owners, and a better environment for contractors.
Alcohol Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin Help make a difference in our community, restoring and improving people’s lives through the ADAMH.
American Cancer Society – Columbus You can make a real difference in the lives of those facing cancer by supporting the American Cancer Society.
American Heart Association Our mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Boy Scouts of America The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America supports more than 300 local councils that provide quality youth programs, including Tiger Cubs, Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing.
The Buckeye Ranch The Buckeye Ranch provides hope and healing to children and families by offering family-focused mental health treatment and alcohol/drug services for children with behavioral or psychological and substance abuse disorders.
Capital Area Humane Society  Make a difference for a Dog or Cat today!
The Childhood League Center The Childhood League Center is an early intervention and education program serving children ages birth to 6 with special needs and their families.
Children’s Hunger Alliance Children’s Hunger Alliance is a private, not-for-profit organization. It’s mission is to enhance the well being of Ohio’s children and families by meeting immediate child nutrition needs and advocating for the elimination of hunger through education.
Center for New Directions Career Guidance, Especially for Women!
Citizens for Humane Action Citizens for Humane Action, Inc. (CHA) is a volunteer, non-profit animal shelter dedicated to finding good permanent homes for homeless cats and dogs in Franklin and surrounding counties.
City of Columbus Resources and Information on the City of Columbus
City Year Columbus City Year, corps members not only help to develop future leaders, they also develop their own leadership skills, testing their abilities in the areas of problem solving, negotiating, planning and organizing events, and public speaking.
Columbus AIDS Task Force Help to raise funds, awareness, and hope.
Columbus Cancer Clinic The Columbus Cancer Clinic provides high quality cancer prevention, early detection, home care and emotional support services to all who need them regardless of ability to pay.
Columbus Dog Connection We are a network of dog enthusiasts who rescue all breeds of dogs and puppies. 
The Columbus Foundation Entrusted with the responsibility to improve the community’s quality of life.
Columbus Public Schools Information on Columbus City Schools.
Columbus Urban League “The Columbus Urban League promotes the full participation of African Americans and other disadvantaged citizens in the economic and social fabric of our society.”
Eden’s Hope Dedicated to helping the families of children with Neuroblastoma
Epilepsy Foundation of Central Ohio The Epilepsy Foundation of Central Ohio offers hope to people with epilepsy and their families through research, empowerment through education and advocacy, and support through programs and services designed with their needs in mind.
Franklin County Dog Shelter Adopt a dog, and save a life! More than 300 dogs and puppies available daily at the Franklin County Dog Shelter.
HandsOn Central Ohio A great resource for various Volunteer opportunities around Central Ohio.
Hilliard Optimist Club The Hilliard Optimist Club is a non-profit, 100% volunteer organization that organizes academic and athletic opportunities for the youth in Hilliard and surrounding communities.
Know! Know! is a community-wide partnership empowering kids to be substance-free.
Goodwill Columbus Supports people with disabilities and other barriers through training, job placement, and work programs.
Leadership Columbus The mission of Leadership Columbus is to develop
informed and committed community leaders.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Our walks and other events raise the needed funds to support research, patient services and education programs. We appreciate your attendance!
LifeCare Alliance LifeCare Alliance is a nonprofit home and community-based health organization formed in 1898 as the first Visiting Nurse Association in Ohio.
Literacy Council of Columbus Help unlock doors to early learning for young people in Central Ohio.
March of Dimes Four major problems threaten the health of America’s babies: birth defects, infant mortality, low birth-weight, and lack of prenatal care. The March of Dimes has adopted goals for the year 2000 to bring us closer to the day when all babies will be born healthy.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
MDA is a voluntary health agency working to defeat over 43 neuromuscular diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive services, and professional and public health education.
Mid-Ohio Food Bank
Mid-Ohio FoodBank is a not-for-profit organization providing food to a network of over 520 food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters.
New Directions Career Center New Directions Career Center has helped thousands of women find and maintain permanent, meaningful jobs with fair compensation and benefits. It gives women the tools they need to succeed in today’s challenging workplace. For more information call the center at 614-849-0028. New Directions Career Center is a member agency of United Way of Central Ohio.
The New Leaders Columbus The New Leaders Columbus (TNLC) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization committed to empowering the African-American community.
Ohio Alliance for Arts Education The Ohio Alliance for Arts Education
is a statewide network to support arts education for
Ohio’s students!
Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Ohio OCAO promotes early detection of ovarian cancer with advocacy, education, awareness, and public outreach to improve outcomes and help save lives. We also work to support women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer as well as their family members.
Pet Promise Pet Promise is an Ohio non-profit no-kill animal rescue organization comprised of a network of volunteers based here in Columbus, Ohio
Pets Without Parents Grassroots, non-profit, no-kill pet shelter. Countless pets looking for great homes and volunteers to help care for them.  629 Oakland Park Ave.,Columbus. 614-267-PAWS
Red Cross of Columbus The American Red Cross has long held as part of its’ mission to prevent, prepare and respond to emergencies.
Ronald McDonald House Charities You can help Ronald McDonald House Charities. Contribute $25 or more to the Share-A-Night program and provide a family with a night’s stay at the Ronald McDonald House. Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio provides a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill children being treated at nearby hospitals. Visit to make a contribution.
Rosemont Center Rosemont Center provides for the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well being of our community’s most troubled young people and their families.
Salesian Boys and Girls Club of Columbus A group that works with young people, and affiliated with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Club provides guidance and direction to all youth between the ages of 6-18.  
Girl Scouts-Seal of Ohio Council For 90 years Girl Scouts has been helping girls learn values, gain self-esteem, and discover the role they can play in their communities and the world.
Special Olympics Creating positive and enduring change in the lives of people with mental retardation, their families, friends, coaches, volunteers and all who cheer them on.
Stonewall Columbus  Information on how to give back to your community and volunteer your time and/or services to Stonewall.
Tech Corps Ohio TECH CORPS Ohio is committed to enhancing K-12 education through the effective use of technology by recruiting, placing and supporting volunteers, and by developing partnerships between schools and the community.
Unlimited Blessings Community Outreach Services Corporation UBCOS Corp’s mission is to bring continual growth & empowerment throughout the global communities by providing strategic programs and services that would encourage people to achieve higher fulfillments within their life.
United Way of Central Ohio Focusing on how charitable contributions are invested to yield meaningful, sustainable improvements in the quality of our lives and communities.
YWCA of Central Ohio YWCA Columbus has been helping women and their families since 1886.
YMCA of Central Ohio The Columbus YMCA was founded in 1886, establishing a long tradition as a vital and innovative community resource.



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