Columbus Foundation Preps For 'The Big Give' Event


UPDATED: Wednesday August 21, 2013 4:02 PM

Hundreds of nonprofit organizations in central Ohio will benefit from a major community event announced Wednesday.

The Columbus Foundation is getting ready for its "The Big Give" event, slated for Sept. 17.

The event encourages people to show support for the region's nonprofits through online donations.

"There's 16 communities of like size that we looked at, and right now, we rank 14 out of the 16 communities in gives of $25 or more. We'd like to see that raised," said Angela Parsons with the Columbus Foundation.

Each donation will be matched with money from a $1 million bonus pool.

The Big Give will be held Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. until Sept. 18 at 11 a.m.

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