Channel 9‘s Ally Kraemer showcased Tuesday’s “Unplug and Play” FREE Toy Distribution at TQL Stadium at www.wcpo.com/news/coronavirus/acts-of-kindness/free-toy-giveaway-outside-tql-stadium-today. Thanks, Ally, for your incredible coverage, and for highlighting the 14 nonprofits, foundations and corporate sponsors who are making these 8 regional toy distributions possible: Activities Beyond the Classroom, BKD CPAs and Advisors, Brighter Days for Kids Fund, Brighton Center, Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio, Ethicon HOLA, FC Cincinnati Foundation, Good360, Messer, IPM Food Pantry, OneSource Center for Nonprofit Excellence, 2021 Avondale Community Makeover (sponsored by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, P&G, the Cincinnati Reds/Reds Community Fund and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden), Toys for Tots and the Wegman Company.
Kids just need to have fun!
Community organizations and nonprofits are partnering to offer this free opportunity
for kids in our region to step away from technology and share in the joy of playing.
Thousands of toys to give away! Toys will be distributed so each child shares in the fun.
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Region-wide toy distributions (Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky)
June 3, 4 – 6 p.m.
Brighton Center, 799 Ann Street, Newport, KY, 41017
June 4, 5 – 8 p.m.
MidPoint Office Tower, 7162 Reading Road, 45237 Hosted by Catholic Charities of SW Ohio
June 5, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Elder High School parking lot; 3900 Vincent Ave., 45205 Hosted by Brighter Day for Kids Fund
June 15, 3:30 – 6 p.m.
TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Parkway, 45214 Hosted by FC Cincinnati Foundation and Activities Beyond the Classroom
June 30, 12 – 2 p.m.
Mt. Carmel Christian Church, 4110 Bach Buxton Road, Batavia, 45103 Hosted by Inter Parish Ministry
July 29, Time TBD
South Avondale Elementary, 636 Prospect Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Hosted by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, the Reds Community Fund and the partners of the 2021 Avondale Community Makeover
All welcome! First-come; first-served.
Toys are appropriate for children age 10 and under.
Events held “rain or shine”!
Follow event signage for logistics and social distancing guidelines.
Visit WWW.ONESOURCECENTER.ORG/TOYS for more information.
Nonprofit staffs and their families turned out in force to celebrate their front-line impact on our region on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at OneSource Center’s Drive-Through “A Circus with a Purpose.” Lots of smiles as audiences experienced featured acts from the Cincinnati Circus, the Syrian Shrine Clowns, the “Polished Brass” Quintet, Cincinnati Reds’ Rosie Red, the Cincinnati Fire Museum, and additional circus treats. Goodie bags, popcorn, United Dairy Farmers ice cream and laughter were also shared by all. Special thanks to all OneSource Center sponsors, donors and volunteers who made the event possible and support our belief that nonprofits are vital to a thriving community!
Did you get your photo taken by one of our event photographers? Check out your smiling face at our “A Circus with a Purpose” Smiling Face Club page!
Thank you to our sponsors, donors and friends who made this event possible.
Enjoy memories of the fun Drive-Through Circus experience below!
We are joining the circus!
Our annual fall fundraiser is a gift to our nonprofit community.
We are hosting a drive-through circus extravaganza that treats the staff of area nonprofits to
an afternoon of circus treats and excitement with their families.
Event sponsors and supporters are also invited to join the fun!
We will follow with a virtual “Grand Finale” in the evening to
recap the circus festivities and recognize sponsors and award honorees.
Drive-Through Circus Experience 4-6 pm
Complete with aerial acrobatic acts, jugglers and other special attractions
Featuring the Cincinnati Circus
Syrian Shrine Clowns, “Polished Brass” Quintet,
Cincinnati Reds’ Rosie Red, Cincinnati Fire Museum feature,
treats and additional attractions!
Circus goodie bags for registered attendees!
Grand Finale Virtual Gathering 7 pm
Honorary Chair: Moira Weir, CEO, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Celebrating 2020 Honorees:
Corporate Community Partner Award: Photonics Graphics
Nonprofit Community Partner Award: The HealthCare Connection
Founders Award: Dick Fencl