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Yelp’s Give Back Throwback | The 3rd Annual Party with a Purpose!



Columbus Yelpers gelled their hair, pressed their poodle skirts, and came out with fierce fifties-force for Columbus's third party with a purpose at the Ohio Historical Society! Yelp's Give Back Throwback was a 1950s themed soiree that helped local Yelpers find their perfect non-profit match.

 

(Check out this video from the fantastically talented Benji Robinson!)

In partnership with Columbus Young Professionals Club, Yelp Cbus pulled together 31 amazing non-profits who were looking to connect with the city's most warm-hearted, giving folks in the city.

In true Yelp-fashion, our fabulous sponsors came together to help host a phenomenal night to remember. Fusian, Cowtown Pizza, Banana Leaf, Moe's Southwest Grill provided delicious bites, while Tremont Goodie Shop, DRY Soda (ice cream floats), Smoothie King and Whole Foods served up the sweets! 

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When not busy making connections, Yelpers hit the dancefloor with SwingColumbus & live music from Brian Michael Smith and the John Vermeulen Octet, and the photo booth from We Are Glitterati! Check out all of the smiling faces HERE on the Yelp Columbus Flickr page.

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We all know a party ain't a part without lively libations & invigorating refreshments, and who better to provide the goods than Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Big House BourbonHonest Tea and Luna Kombuca!

All proceeds collected at the door were donated to TWO non-profit participants, Central Ohio Alzheimer's Association Junior Committee and Doma International/Freedom a la Cart.

But the good will isn't going to stop there! The entire community is invited to attend one or more of the following community Volunteer Yelp Events (VYEs) with members of CYP Club:

  • GRAFFITI CLEAN-UP: Saturday, June 8th at 9:00 – 11:00am – Make your mark on the city, literally! Get outside with your fellow Yelpers and CYP Club members and help us blast away graffiti.
  • SPECIAL OLYMPICS: Saturday, June 29th at 8:00 – 11:30am - Are you a fan of sports and being active? Looking for a fun way to volunteer and give back to your community? Then this awesome opportunity with Special Olympics Ohio is right up your alley!

Until we meet again in person, Yelpers, SYOY (see you on Yelp!)

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Christina C

Yelp Columbus Community Manager

P.S. If you missed our night of good will, feel free to reach out to the following participating organizations listed here to find give back opportunities of your own!

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