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Charity events in Columbus this week

Charity events in Columbus this week
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By Hoodline - Published on October 23, 2019.

Looking to make a difference this week?

From helping out at a charity walk that builds awareness of blood cancers to a community trunk or treat party, there's plenty of volunteer opportunities for good causes coming up in Columbus this week. Read on for a rundown.

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'Light the Night' with Columbus Gives Back and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 

From the event description:

Join us for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's biggest event of the year. Columbus Gives Back is recruiting awesome volunteers like you to help with this event. "Light the Night" is a walk that builds awareness of blood cancers as well as raises money for research and support for patients and their families. We want to thank you for your time and for your support through your interest in volunteering. 

When: Friday, Oct. 25, 5-9 p.m.
Where: McFerson Commons Park, 218 West St.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Halloween 0.5K Run

From the event description:

Join us for the inaugural Halloween 0.5K dash. Entry includes Stauf's coffee, a doughnut, Endeavor Brewing beer, Clyde May bourbon and a Koozie medal. Put on your running shoes and your best Halloween costume and join us for a 500-meter race presented by the Columbus Castaways Rugby Club. It's the perfect way to start your Saturday.

When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Gresso's, 961 S. High St.
Price: $20
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Volunteer for Central Community House Trunk or Treat 

From the event description:

We will be having our annual Trunk or Treat event, and Columbus Gives Back needs your help to set up/clean up a lunch and set up the trunks. Face painting, art, food and games will be offered to the kids and families that visit the trunks around the parking lot. What to bring: a few cars, bags of candy and costumes/decor. 

When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Central Community House, 1150 E. Main St.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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