Giving kids backpacks and supplies for the start of the school year
By contributing to Alvis' back to school campaign, you are giving children of Alvis clients the tools they need for a great start to the new school year. Your support will provide new backpacks and school supplies and help them become the successful students they were meant to be. Most importantly, it will give them an opportunity to chart a path to a better future. Click here to donate online.
In kind donations are also welcome weekdays from 9 am - 5 pm at 2100 Stella Court, Columbus, OH 43215. Suggested items include colored pencils, crayons, #2 pencils, pink erasers, dictionaries, calculators, tissue boxes, rulers, highlighters, pens, scissors, wide-ruled notebook paper, and pocket folders.
Alvis is Celebrating 50 Years of 180 Degree Impact
That's right – Alvis is turning 50! And we are celebrating throughout the year with a series of engagements recognizing the people, organizations, and businesses that have made Alvis' work possible as they continue to shape the successes of the individuals, families and communities we serve. Join us in this celebration of empowering people to become self-sustaining, contributing members of society by turning their lives around 180 degrees.
Alvis Named A Top Five Nonprofit to Watch in 2017
Alvis is honored to be named one of 5 exceptional nonprofits to watch in 2017 by The Columbus Foundation. In the announcement, The Columbus Foundation applauded Alvis’ ongoing commitment to provide innovative programming for some of our community’s most vulnerable residents.
“Especially during our 50th Anniversary Year, we are so proud to be recognized for our effective programs and our commitment to service that is making our community a better place for all,” said Denise M. Robinson, President and CEO of Alvis.
The Columbus Foundation also named Catholic Social Services, Homeport, Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services, and Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland as nonprofits to watch in 2017.
Matching Gift to Honor Alvis 50th Anniversary
We are thrilled to announce that an anonymous donor is honoring Alvis' 50th anniversary by matching all new and increased gifts made during 2017, up to $100,000. It's an incredibly generous gift that will dramatically further the 180 impact that ALL of our donors and supporters have on the lives of clients, families and communities we serve.
Click here to further your impact!