Humanitarian of the Year Luncheon a Success

Columbus
The event was a resounding success with more than 500 guests in attendance, raising nearly $245,000!

The American Red Cross of Greater Columbus held its 17th Annual Humanitarian of the Year Luncheon on Friday, April 26. This year, we honored the Ohio National Guard. The event was a resounding success with more than 500 guests in attendance, raising nearly $245,000! More than 50 Soldiers, Airmen and Airwomen attended to join in the celebration of the award received by Major General Deborah Ashenhurst on behalf of the Guard. It takes a huge effort to put this event together and the Financial Development Department would like to thank all the board members, staff, and volunteers who made this a memorable event.

A big thank you to our many sponsors including:

  • Presenting Sponsor - Nationwide Insurance
  • Lead Corporate Sponsor - White Castle Systems
  • Media Sponsor - The Columbus Dispatch/10TV
  • Gold Corporate Sponsors - engauge, Huntington bank, Limited Brands Foundation
  • Major Corporate Sponsors - Abercrombie & Fitch, Battelle, Schottenstein Stores/Value City Furniture, The Ohio State University