“Leave it better than you found it.” It’s one of our core values at Together & Company. That little phrase can mean a lot of different things to us: picking up a piece of trash at an event, sending an intern off with positive life and career experiences, and working with partners in our community to help our neighbors in need.
At The Fives, we’re proud to have hosted a variety of nonprofits, charities, and organizations who leave our community better than they found it, including three recent events with Race for Hope, King Arts Complex, and Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation.
Race For Hope was founded in 2004 when Carleen Taylor made a promise to her dear friend Peggy that she would help her raise awareness that colorectal cancer occurs in those under 50 years old. Peggy passed away at 45 years old, 3 weeks before the first race.
Tragically after so many years of warning others about this cancer Carleen’s own 22 year old son Connor was diagnosed in Feburary 2016. He passed away at the age of 23 in September 2016. The Race must go on to save young lives
Blue For The Night is a special evening that is held during March (which is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!) to bring people of all ages together, remember those lives we have lost, bring hope to those in treatment, and to take action against this cancer by raising money and bringing awareness to colorectal cancer in those under 50 years old.
GOOD TO KNOW: The Fives offers plenty of free parking for your guests, and is conveniently located right off 315 near downtown Columbus. We offer over 200 spots (all day during the weekend, and after 5pm on weekdays) free of charge.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Performing and Cultural Arts Complex connects community through the arts.
Opened in March 1987, The King Arts Complex is located on the near East side of Columbus, Ohio, in one of the oldest areas of African-American life in the city. Serving as a major anchor for development in the King-Lincoln District, The King Arts Complex is an oasis for cultural and educational activities as well as community facility for special events.
The King Arts Complex celebrated their 35th Anniversary at The Fives! The gala was a fundraiser and party with a purpose to support youth programs and performances. All proceeds from the evening supported The King Arts Complex in its mission to provide the community with artistic programming that challenges and inspires. They honored select community figures and provided guests with an unforgettable evening of entertainment.
GOOD TO KNOW: The nano walls on the Terrace open up entirely to allow for indoor/outdoor action. This is particularly great for warm weather nights. Not to mention, the downtown skyline makes a fantastic backdrop for your event!
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-fueled organization dedicated to finding cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.
Since their founding in 1967, the Foundation has played a role in every major breakthrough in IBD research. They have invested more than $400 million into finding the causes, treatments, and cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
A celebration of the Foundation’s mission with the top community and thought leaders from the IBD world, which included a sit down dinner with a silent and live auction.
GOOD TO KNOW: We can coordinate any level of AV service you need. Please chat with us about your AV needs and we can provide recommendations for your event!
Booking your nonprofit at The Fives just makes sense. Whether it’s because you want to work with a company that also cares about its people and its community, because you love the location and amenities of The Fives, or because you enjoy the flexibility and design of the space, The Fives is a great choice for your event.
We’re looking forward to hosting you!
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