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2024 Columbus Auto Show Charity Gala Nominations

CADA Members,

Don't forget to submit your favorite Columbus Area Charity!  Deadline is on Friday, October 20!

Please take a moment to review the previous year’s charity recipients below.  


Previous Charity Recipients

2023: Bishop Griffin Resource Center; Children's Heart Foundation; Coats4Children; Neighborhood Bridges; The Beehive Alliance

2022: CADA Hometown Hero Luncheon - Ryan & Christina Day Fund at Nationwide Children's Hospital

2020: Disabled Veterans - Capital City; Joseph's Coat; Neighborhood Bridges; Urban & Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research

2019: Dreams on Horseback; Pink Ribbon Girls; Second & Seven Foundation

2018: Childhood League Center; Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio; OSUCC - The James

2017: A Kid Again; Columbus Speech & Hearing; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

2016: Alzheimer's Association; Make-A-Wish Foundation; Flying Horse Farms; The Childhood League Center; The Children's Heart Foundation

2015: Big Brothers Big Sisters; St. Stephen's Community House; Make-A-Wish Foundation

2014: Children's Heart Foundation; A Kid Again; Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio; Make-Wish-Foundation

2013: Alzheimer's Association; A Kid Again; Make-A-Wish Foundation


Send nominations in by Friday, October 20, 2023 via email to or fax to 614-766-9600. 

Since 2008, CADA has donated $1,698,250 to local charities through the Charity Gala thanks to your continued support. 

Sponsorship & ticket information for the Charity Gala will be available soon.


Kelly Danison
Director of Events

2024 Columbus Auto Show:  February 22 - 25

2024 Columbus Auto Show Charity Gala:  Friday, February 23

2024 Columbus Auto Show

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