Ryan Kovalaske is the Community Relations Director for Community Shares of Mid Ohio, which connects employees to the issues and causes they care about most through workplace giving campaigns. He enjoys supporting nonprofits, exploring Columbus, and making connections.
The Hills Market uses food as a means for connecting and partnering with the community through several philanthropic programs that allows the specialty grocer to work with multiple charities in a way that benefits all parties. Programs include Buy Ohio, Feed Ohio, their reusable bag token program, and... July 12th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More
What kind of impact could you have in Columbus if you had 14,000 young professionals? How much money do you think you could raise to help local nonprofits?
Columbus Young Professionals Club has raised more than $200,000 in seven years through its members to support local charities throughout Columbus... June 14th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More
How does a business take a routine errand and change into a fun, philanthropic venture for its clients?
Located in the The Shops on Lane Avenue, Nurtur the Salon aims to embody the mission and essence of Aveda everyday since its founding in 2006 by owner Patrick Thompson. In fact, the salon has created... May 10th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More
Outlook Media has morphed from a weekly publication into a multi-faceted company whose properties now include Outlook magazine; Network Columbus, a chamber of commerce for GLBT-owned and allied companies and business professionals; Radio Outlook on 1580 AM WVKO; and Suite Q, a retail shop in the Short... April 26th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More
People love Seagull Bags and why wouldn’t they? Its bags are locally made, well constructed, and durable. With so many great features, what else could the retailer do to make its merchandise even better? Seagull Bags now offers a line of uniquely designed bags, with a percentage of proceeds going... March 29th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More
It’s been a year since Janine Aquino took ownership of Camelot Cellars and what a year it has been. The Short North boutique winery and wine bar has been totally renovated, the wine menu has been revamped, and its wines have won more than 30 awards.
After accomplishing so much in just one year,... February 9th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More
As winter sets in here in Central Ohio, many minds are turning to warmer, tropical climates people wish to escape to soon. Uniglobe Travel Designers can help devise that escape plan while keeping the guilt at bay with its charitable giving program, The Vitamin D Vacation Giveback.
Uniglobe Travel Designers... January 12th, 2012 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More
When you’re planning a trip, what is one of the first things you reach for? A map. So when Jen Adrion and Omar Noory wanted to travel they searched for a map to track their adventures, but couldn’t find one they liked. As graphic designers, they took matters into their own hands to create... December 8th, 2011 | Philanthropic Pursuit | Read More