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Communities in Schools of Central Ohio
April 27, 2011

I was looking for a way to help families in need, and particularly those with children. I also wanted to do it locally (Columbus, OH area). I found Communities In Schools through the local newspaper.

I have been a donor for three years now, and it has been rewarding. I don't meet the families that are helped, and they don't know who I am, but I do usually receive a 'thank you' letter in which I can tell if I made a difference to the family or not -- and that can make the experience entirely worth while!

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

feedback from the families that are helped.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

continue to look for ways to expose the charity to the public -- the 5k run, notes in the paper during the holidays, at churches, etc.

More feedback

Was your donation impactful?

Definitely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

Likely

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

Definitely

What specific problem, purpose, priority, or project prompted your gift?

looking for a way to help families in need during the holiday season

Why did you make your donation at this time?

so at least one family will know someone cares, and don't have to feel 'left out' of the year end celebrations

What would you tell others about this organization?

it's a way to help families with children in need

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

MY ROLE:
Donor & Participated in the 'Holiday Help' program.