Making a difference in the community through philanthropy and volunteering efforts. By helping to revitalize the urban core of Columbus while providing attainable and affordable housing solutions that will propel positive change throughout the Central Ohio community.
Neighborhood Cleanup Event Round 1
We recently celebrated “Franklinton Friday” with a neighborhood clean-up day! Join us next month on June 10th at 3:30pm and afterwards we’ll enjoy Josie’s Pizza and Land Grant beer!
Youth Sports Program presented by Gladden Community House -
Our team had a blast “Chipping In” at TopGolf for the Youth Sports program at Gladden Community House in Franklinton!
Event photos by KRForbes Photography.
Community Volunteer Day with Cultivate CDC and Modcon Living -May 2022
Thanks to Cultivate CDC and Modcon Living for organizing and executing a wonderful community day assisting homeowners with home repairs in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood! For more information on these great non-profit organizations, please visit their websites above.
Homes for Families Toy Drive - December 2021
We are proud to have staff members who care about our community! This week they lent a hand at the Homes For Families “Holiday Store”, handpicking toys for local families in need.
Thanksgiving Food Drive -November 2021
As we reflect and count our blessings this year, our staff members were happy to contribute these items to the Gladden Community House to be distributed to local families in need for Thanksgiving.
We had a nice turnout for our neighborhood clean-up event last Friday! Big thanks to everyone who joined the effort which removed more than a dozen large trash bags of litter and debris from our neighborhood streets! Shout out to Trent Smith & the Franklinton Board of Trade, Land-Grant Brewing Company, and The Original Josie's Pizza for supporting the effort!
Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day
The staff at Cbus OZ Funds/New City Homes spent a volunteer day working on a new home being built by Habitat for Humanity Central Ohio in the Columbus neighborhood of Linden. It was a pleasure keeping our skills sharp while working side-by-side with the future homeowner, Mohamad!
Sanctuary Night's Seat at the Table
Cbus OZ Funds/New City Homes were sponsors at Seat at the Table, a fundraiser for Franklinton (Columbus) based non-profit Sanctuary Night, which offers outreach and drop-in services for local women caught in the cycles of prostitution. You can learn more about their organization at
10th Annual FLIP Cancer Trial Run
Cbus OZ Funds/New City Homes were proud to sponsor the 10th annual FLIP Cancer Trail Run at Big Darby State Park. FLIP (Fight, Live, Inspire, Prevent) is a Columbus-based non-profit that focuses on promoting lifestyles for cancer preventions such as healthy eating & exercise habits. You can learn more at https://flipcancernow.org/
Franklinton Litter League At It Again in 2021
👏 The New City/Cbus OZ Funds crew took advantage of this beautiful Friday afternoon ☀️ to get out and help clean up the neighborhood! ♻️
Christmas Nominations – December 2020
This Holiday season, Cbus OZ Funds/New City Homes wanted to extend support to assist families in need. We asked our customers for nominations and were able to provide Christmas presents for four families. We had some help picking up the gifts!
Thanksgiving Food Drive – November 2020
This year we were once again able to be a part of the Homeless Families Foundation’s Thanksgiving food drive! The pandemic has increased the number of youth and families living in poverty in our community and the Homeless Families Foundation has continued to provide essential services during this difficult time.
Full Throttle Open – September 2020
It was a beautiful day at Heritage Golf Club for the Full Throttle Open charity golf outing benefiting A Kid Again – Central Ohio. A Kid Again works tirelessly to bring smiles to the faces of children who really need it, and we are proud to support them.
2019 Homeless Families Foundation Thanksgiving Food Drive
This year we were able to be a part of the Homeless Families Foundation’s Thanksgiving food drive!
This organization strives to educate and nurture children while empowering families to achieve stable housing and self-sufficiency. We are glad to help such an important mission!
Habitat for Humanity
Mid-Ohio - November 2019
Cbus OZ Funds/New City Homes was proud to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Mid-Ohio in November of 2019. Our team worked on a couple new construction homes with tasks including power sanding the floor, laying down flooring in bedrooms and the basement, and working on siding for the family’s shed. Habitat for Humanity is a wonderful association and we were grateful for the opportunity to assist an organization so committed to helping the community!
Franklinton Litter League May-September 2019
This summer, our office celebrated Franklinton Fridays with a monthly Litter League pickup. We enjoyed being out in the neighborhood and helping clean up the surrounding streets.
Realtor Care Day June 2019
Our staff volunteered at Realtor Care Day in Milo Grogan! We spent our day at stop #8 on the map, a home owned by the oldest resident of Milo-Grogan at 97 years old! ️We scraped & painted the foundation walls, trimmed trees & bushes, pulled weeds, planted flowers, spread mulch, and cut the grass.
HFF Holiday Store -
This year our staff was able to participate in the Homeless Families Foundation’s Holiday Store! This program allows parents to select free gifts for their children ranging in age from newborn to 18 years old. Parents get to shop the holiday store and assist volunteers in wrapping the gifts for their kids!
Thanksgiving Food Drive at Gladden Community House
- November 2018
We enjoyed getting to know the great folks at the Gladden Community House and First Community Church at the Thanksgiving dinner food drive for neighborhood families in Franklinton!
NBC4 "Stuff The Backpack"
School Supply Drive
- August 2018
It's Back-to-school time! NBC4 launched a summer-long school supply drive to help Columbus City School students succeed in the 2018-2019 school year. A big thank you to all of our staff that donated!