Upcoming Events

November 24, 2014

Centra Foundation Holiday Giving Program

Support the Salvation Army Angel Tree or Toy Store. Centra Credit Union branches will be decorated with Angel Tree tags provided by the local Salvation Army(TSA). Branch employees will accept financial donations which will be given to TSA to purchase winter clothes and toys for children in need. Learn more atwww.centrafoundation.org

Date: November 24, 2014
Venue: Any Centra Credit Union Branch
Address:
Throughout South Central Indiana, IN, United States

Heritage Fund of Bartholomew County’s Grant A Wish 2014

This year, we have received a total of 126 wishes from 45 nonprofit organizations! Showing there is a great need in Bartholomew County for people to donate for people and/or animals in need. Our donation site is also live and accepting gifts right now! It can be fund by the public by simply accessing www.heritagefundbc.org. Along with that, there is also $15,000 worth of matching funds, provided generously with the help of local community partners MainSource Bank and Elwood Staffing.
Also, we would like to encourage donors to share their experience donating. By using #GiftBack when you post an update through Facebook, it will your friends know that you have donated to the Grant A Wish program this holiday season!

Date: November 24, 2014
Venue: Heritage Fund
Phone: 812-376-7772
Address:
538 Franklin Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week at First Christian Church Nov. 17-24

November 17-24

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week

Any individual, church, school or organization can pack a shoebox with gifts and a $7.00 donation for boys and girls from around the world. Bless a needy child this Christmas season through Operation Christmas Child.

These gift-filled boxes should be delivered to the relay center at First Christian Church in Columbus (531 5th Street) Nov. 17-24.

Collection times are:

Mon. 11/17 12p-7p

Tues. 11/18 12p-7p

Wed. 11/19 12p-4p

Thurs. 11/20 9:30a-2p

Fri. 11/21 10a-7p

Sat. 11/22 9a-1p

Sun. 11/23 1p-3p

Mon. 11/24 9a-10:30a

Please call 379-4491 or visit FCCOC.org with any questions.

 

Date: November 24, 2014
Venue: First Christian Church
Phone: 812-379-4491
Address:
531 5th Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Heroes’ Tree

All ages are encouraged to make an ornament to honor a veteran they know.  Ornaments will be placed on the Heroes Tree located at the front library entrance.  The tree will go up November 8 and stay in place through the end of the year.

 

Heroestree

Date: November 24, 2014
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Community Center of Hope’s Endowment Fundraiser

The Community Center of Hope, Inc., (CCH), a 501(c)3 non-profit of Hope, Indiana, has been selected as one of two non-profit recipients to receive a matching endowment for 2014 from Heritage Fund, The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County. In order to receive this matching endowment from the Heritage Fund, CCH must raise $10,000 that will contribute to this fund.

 

Community Center of Hope's Endowment Fundraiser
What is an endowment?
An endowment is an investment whose capital cannot be withdrawn, but the interest earned each year can be used by the Community Center of Hope, Inc. for the center’s needs, such as:

scholarships for low-income families in need of child care
supporting operating costs of the Hope Food Bank which is housed on the center’s property
providing support for capital projects that would benefit the community and CCH’s clients

How can you help?
First and foremost, any donation you make to this fund will be appreciated, big or small! Simply pledge the amount you wish to donate and enter your credit card information in Tilt.com’s secure payment center. Once our campaign has reached the “tilt” threshold of $8,000, payments will be processed and you will receive a receipt for to tax-deductible donation.
(If you would like to make a donation by cash or check, please see the “Want to make a donation in person?” section below.)

Second, spread the word! Tell your family, friends, co-workers, clubs, organizations, church congregation, anyone and everyone about out fundraiser. Send out emails, post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, whatever social media site you use! Send it across the country- anyone can donate!! Simply direct others to this site, where they can make a secure online donation, and ask them to help spread the word, too.

The Deadline
Our Tilt campaign must reach the “tilt” threshold of $8,000 before the campaign ends on November 25, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. before any money is collected. If we do not meet out “tilt’ threshold, no payments will be processed, so as you can see, every donation is important!
Don’t forget, your donation, once processed, is tax-deductible!

Are you a business owner?
Consider hosting a mini-fundraiser for us, with the money contributing to our online endowment Tilt campaign! Example: Pledge a $1 for a specific food item sold over the course of a weekend, host a silent auction or raffle, or share our information on your website. If you’d like some ideas for a mini-fundraiser, contact Chelsea Kendall, CCH Executive Director at (812) 546-4499, or Joanna Tucker, CCH Board of Directors President at joanna@treasuredrelicsphotography.com. We would both love to share ideas with you! And again, your business donation is tax-deductible!

Want to make a donation in person?
That’s okay! In addition to our online Tilt campaign, donations by cash or check can also be made directly to the Community Center of Hope, Inc. or to Heritage Fund, just be sure to identify that the donation is for the endowment. These donations will be added to our Tilt totals to help us reach our goal.

Have a question?
If you have any questions about this fundraiser or about our organization, please contact the Community Center of Hope, Inc at (812) 546-4499.

To learn more about the Community Center of Hope, Inc. and the services we provide, please visit our website at www.communitycenterofhope.org.

Thank you for your help!

from Community Center of Hope, Inc.

Date: November 24, 2014
Venue: Community Center of Hope
Address:
43 Washington St,, Hope , IN, 47246, United States

Military Book Sale

In November all military related materials, fiction and non-fiction, are half-price in our on-going book sale are.

Start: November 24, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Gift Wrapping & Bow Tying

A fun, hands-on class with the library’s own award winning gift wrap artist Jessica Hendry.   Receive practical instruction in basic wrapping techniques, and learn how to twist and tie ribbons into beautiful bows with ease.  Participants are asked to bring 2 rectangular small or medium size gifts to wrap. Supplies will be provided.

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Start: November 24, 2014 6:30 pm
End: November 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Phone: 812-379-1266
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

November 25, 2014

Centra Foundation Holiday Giving Program

Support the Salvation Army Angel Tree or Toy Store. Centra Credit Union branches will be decorated with Angel Tree tags provided by the local Salvation Army(TSA). Branch employees will accept financial donations which will be given to TSA to purchase winter clothes and toys for children in need. Learn more atwww.centrafoundation.org

Date: November 25, 2014
Venue: Any Centra Credit Union Branch
Address:
Throughout South Central Indiana, IN, United States

Heroes’ Tree

All ages are encouraged to make an ornament to honor a veteran they know.  Ornaments will be placed on the Heroes Tree located at the front library entrance.  The tree will go up November 8 and stay in place through the end of the year.

 

Heroestree

Date: November 25, 2014
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Military Book Sale

In November all military related materials, fiction and non-fiction, are half-price in our on-going book sale are.

Start: November 25, 2014 8:00 am
End: November 25, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Bartholomew County Public Library
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free
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