The Film Council Of Greater Columbus is now part of Community Shares!

Look for Community Shares and Film Council in your company’s workplace giving campaign

Community Shares connects workplace campaign donors to community-based
nonprofits working on long term solutions to local needs.

If you are reading this article, it’s likely you are already involved with the Film Council and know about the important work they are doing. You can easily support Film Council by making a paycheck donation in your workplace giving campaign. In these challenging times, it takes all of us working together to strengthen our communities and support local nonprofits.

See our list below to find out if Community Shares of Mid Ohio and Film Council are a giving option in your workplace charity campaign. Let your friends and co-workers know they can also support your cause and Film Council. If you company does not include Community Shares and Film Council please consider asking that they are included. You can learn more by visiting

♦ Social change and social service
♦ Community building and citizen involvement
♦ Self-help and prevention
♦ Grass-roots education and advocacy

Community Shares of Mid Ohio connects people to local nonprofits working on the issues and causes they care about most. Community Shares member agencies are community-based, volunteer-led nonprofits that prevent family, school, and neighborhood violence, homelessness and hunger, child abuse and neglect, and environmental devastation; protect civil and human rights; and increase adult and children’s literacy, healthful living, safety, and social justice.

Community Shares of Mid Ohio and our sixty member agencies will be participating in these workplace campaigns in 2010:

Public/governmental workplaces
Combined Federal Campaign of Central Ohio
Miami Valley (Dayton area) Combined Federal Campaign
Combined Federal Campaign of North Central Ohio
Three Rivers Combined Federal Campaign
State of Ohio Combined Charitable Campaign
City of Columbus Combined Charitable Campaign
City of Dublin
Franklin County Combined Charitable Campaign
COTA Central Ohio Transit Authority
The Ohio State University “Bucks for Charity” Community Charitable Drive
Columbus State Community College
Columbus Metropolitan Libraries
Westerville Public Schools
South Western City Schools
Columbus Public Schools
Worthington Public Schools
Hilliard Public Schools
Upper Arlington City Schools

Private workplaces
Ohio Civil Service Employees Association OCSEA
Ohio Historical Society
Hahn Loeser and Parks
Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing
Edison Welding Institute
Denison University
Battelle Memorial Institute

You can help by remembering Community Shares and your favorite member agencies in your workplace giving campaign. It’s easy to give and easy to help when you give through payroll deduction. You can direct your campaign gift to one or several specific agencies; we honor the donor’s designated gift.

If your workplace does not include Community Shares, ask your campaign coordinator how you can make a gift through donor option to Shares or your favorite nonprofit.

And, please encourage your family, friends and coworkers to consider giving to Community Shares and our member agencies at the workplace.

You can reach Community Shares at 614-262-1176, or email us at
We’re on the web at; follow us on Facebook and Twitter at comsharecbus for the latest news!


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