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2024 Columbus Auto Show Charity Gala Nominations

DEADLINE IS TODAY to nominate your favorite Columbus Area Charity!  Use the nomination form below or send an email with your nomination...last years charities EACH received $27,000 from all of the support.  

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

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