Do you want to give back to the community? Are you looking for a local volunteer opportunity?

The 5th Annual Columbus Volunteer Expo is happening this Thursday May 24 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Franklin University’s Ross Auditorium (201 S Grant Street Columbus).

The Columbus Volunteer Expo is a casual networking event that offers attendees a unique opportunity to connect with local non-profit organizations that need your help and are looking for volunteers. The event is geared toward community-minded young professionals throughout central Ohio, however ALL Columbus-area residents are welcome to attend.

This event is FREE to attend, with plenty of social networking opportunities, music by D&M DJ Entertainment and dozens of door prizes.

Parking is free at Franklin University in Lots A and C. And everyone who attends will be entered for a chance to win great door prizes, gift baskets and gift cards!

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Come help where help is needed at the 5th Annual Columbus Volunteer Expo!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.