ASPIRE
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

ASPIRE

Mod Squad Nominated for Nonprofit Sustainability Award

Join us on Wednesday evening September 18 as we celebrate nonprofits and social enterprise in Central Ohio.

Mod Squad has been nominated for this year’s Nonprofit Sustainability Award alongside Nature’s Touch Landscaping and Blue Bow Tie Catering. Other awards include Emerging Social Enterprise Award and the Social Enterprise of the Year Award.

Click the button below to get all the details and order tickets.
Tickets are only $15. Join us!

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The Farm Science Review
Sep
17
to Sep 19

The Farm Science Review

Join Modcon Living at the Farm Science Review, Sept. 17-19.

The three-day agricultural trade show offers educational talks and opportunities to speak one-on-one with experts from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), which sponsors the annual event at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London. Now in its 57th year, the event offers the most relevant and up-to-date information to farmers on topics ranging from crop diseases to soil health.

The event features 4,000 product lines and more than 700 commercial and educational exhibits, as well as workshops and presentations delivered by CFAES experts.

Tickets are $10 at the gate. For more information, visit fsr.osu.edu.

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Tool Library Garage Sale + Coffee & Conversation
Sep
14
8:30 AM08:30

Tool Library Garage Sale + Coffee & Conversation

SAVE THE DATE!

Join us on Saturday, September 14 for our annual Tool Library Garage Sale, and connect with the Modcon Living team. You’ll be sure to:

  • Have great coffee and conversation, and receive a NEW Modcon Living mug
    (while supplies last)

  • Get a steal of a deal on tools and supplies

  • Help us raise funds to support our Tool Library

  • Talk “shop” with our Tool Library and Mod Squad pros

  • Have fun and make some new friends!

YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU’LL FIND! See you soon!

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Festival for Good: September 7
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

Festival for Good: September 7

SAVE THE DATE! Festival for Good on September 7, 2019

Modcon Living and Mod Squad are proud to participate in the 2019 Festival for Good. This annual event showcasing nonprofits, social enterprise and other cause-centered Ohio brands will also feature live music, craft beer, food and fun.

With an expected attendance of 8,000 this year, please:

VISIT THE FESTIVAL FOR GOOD WEBSITE FOR DETAILS

Thank you to the Festival for Good sponsors and planning team:

Sponsors

  • United Way of Central Ohio

  • The Columbus Foundation

  • IGS Energy

  • Capital University

  • Brew Dog

  • The Business of Good Foundation

  • Dispatch Media Group

  • The Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio

Planning Team

  • The Tony Wells Foundation

  • Next Step Business Consulting

  • Atlas Partners

  • SocialVentures Columbus

  • The Columbus Foundation

  • The Business of Good Foundation

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Columbus Soup: Soup 22 - Social Enterprises and Makers
Aug
11
5:30 PM17:30

Columbus Soup: Soup 22 - Social Enterprises and Makers

Our social enterprise Mod Squad has been selected to present at this year’s Columbus Soup!


Mod Squad is Central Ohio’s one-stop shop for handyman services. Learn more on our Mod Squad page. The 22nd Columbus Soup will showcase Social Enterprises and Makers in Central Ohio in a pitch competition for a $500 grant.

Join us on August 11 beginning at 5:30 and bring a friend!

Brew Dog
96 Gender Rd.
Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110

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June 8 - Modcon Living &  Spectrum Housing Assist Project
Jun
8
8:00 AM08:00

June 8 - Modcon Living & Spectrum Housing Assist Project

Modcon Living is pleased to partner with Spectrum on June 8 as part of the Spectrum Housing Assist program.

As part of our commitment to improve 75 homes in Prairie Township by 2020, we will team up with Spectrum Housing Assist volunteers to help Gary E. with needed home repairs and property maintenance.

As part of Spectrum’s philanthropic initiative called Spectrum Housing Assist, the company provides critical home repairs across the U.S. by partnering with nonprofit organizations like Modcon Living and engaging its employees as volunteers. The company has set a goal to improve 50,000 homes by 2020. 

June 8 volunteers with help with the following:

  • Clean & check gutters and downspouts

  • Repair soffits and fascia, install temporary drip edge and re-hang gutters

  • Power wash siding and awnings

  • Paint awnings and wrought iron porch support

  • Repair side double gate

  • Trim bushes, ivy, phlox and other ground covers to clear sidewalk

  • Remove honeysuckle bush and other overgrown vegetation in backyard

  • Level ground and install two rain barrels using the existing paver bricks

  • Prep garden for planting

  • Paint shed

  • Empty all containers and store

  • Organize other materials

Spectrum Housing Assist Partners with Modcon Living

Spectrum Housing Assist Partners with Modcon Living

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May 4 - Rebuilding a Healthy Neighborhood - Day of Service
May
4
7:45 AM07:45

May 4 - Rebuilding a Healthy Neighborhood - Day of Service

Join Us May 4 for a Day of Service to our Neighbors

On this special day, we will bring more than 500 volunteers together to serve the Little Farms Addition of Prairie Township in Columbus to help low-income, vulnerable and disabled homeowners.

  • Home repairs and modifications

  • Home safety improvements

  • Neighborhood beautification

  • Light landscaping, mulching and planting

Dates to Remember

Saturday, April 27 - Skilled Services Preparation Day - Starting at 7:00 a.m.
Electricians will meet at 23 Maple Drive to address electrical repairs in advance of May 4 event.

Friday, May 3 - Preparation Day - 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Project team leads will meet with volunteers on site to set up for the May 4 event including hospitality tents, supplies delivery, mulch delivery, coordinate prep.

Saturday, May 4 - Day of Service - 7:45 to 4:00 p.m. (End time may depend upon project assignment.)

Address: 23 Maple Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43228

We still need volunteers for Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4!!!

Contact Caroline Beachy, Program Manager TO SIGN UP @ Caroline@ModconLiving.org

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Philanthropitch Columbus
Mar
4
6:00 PM18:00

Philanthropitch Columbus

Modcon Living (formerly RT Central Ohio) is proud to be selected among seven finalists for this year’s Philanthropitch Columbus competition.

Philanthropitch is a social impact fast-pitch competition that helps fund nonprofit initiatives that are not covered by traditional grants. Join us as we compete for funding for our new social enterprise, Mod Squad!

Philanthropitch Columbus is presented by Kiwanis Club of Columbus and co-hosted by SocialVentures.

VIP Ticket includes a reception with complimentary refreshments from 4:30pm - 5:30pm.

5:30pm doors open to General tickets, and event kicks off at 6:00 p.m.

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Nonprofit Sustainability Showcase
Feb
7
5:00 PM17:00

Nonprofit Sustainability Showcase

Join us for the annual Nonprofit Sustainability Showcase

On the evening of February 7, doors will open at 5:00 pm. The formal program kicks off at 6:00 p.m. with a fireside chat featuring Allen Proctor, founder of SocialVentures Columbus and Tanisha Robinson, BrewDog USA CEO, and judge for the Philanthropitch Columbus.

Following the program, enjoy appetizers and refreshments while you network with our community’s nonprofit social enterprises.

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