Athena Staff Community Service
The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio
January 11th, 2011
On Tuesday, January 11th, the staff of Athena Study Abroad volunteered at the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio. The Athena team worked hard to assemble and paint furniture to be donated to Central Ohio families in need!
Franklin Discovery Shop
November 19th, 2010
On Friday, November 19th, the staff of Athena Study Abroad volunteered at a Discovery Shop in Columbus, Ohio. The American Cancer Society is on a mission to "celebrate more birthdays" and the team of Athena decided to help them out by boosting the business at upscale shops during the busy holiday. All of the money raised is donated to the cause!
Holy Family Soup Kitchen
September 9th, 2010
On the morning of September 9, 2010, Team Athena headed to a downtown Columbus soup kitchen. Holy Family Soup Kitchen started in the 1970s with the aim of helping feed the area's hungry and homeless. Today, over 700 hot meals are served each weekday.
July 2nd, 2010
On Friday, July 2, the staff of Athena volunteered with Gracehaven. Gracehaven is a faith-based non-profit organization started in 2008 for the expressed purpose of providing shelter, security, and rehabilitation to girls under the age of 18 who are victims of commercial sexual exploitation in central Ohio.
New Beginnings Animal Shelter
May 19th, 2010
On the night of Wednesday, May 19, the staff of Athena Study Abroad volunteered at a BINGO fundraising event benefitting New Beginnings Animal Shelter (NBAS).
April 23rd, 2010
On Friday, April 23rd, the staff of Athena Study Abroad volunteered at the Mid-Ohio Foodbank. The Foodbank is dedicated to feeding hungry people by collecting and distributing food and grocery products, educating the community about hunger, advocating for hunger-relief programs, and collaborating with others who address basic human needs.