Community Impact

HRACO's Commitment to Central Ohio

HRACO believes in the power of collective action to make a positive impact in Central Ohio. We are dedicated to actively engaging our members with community organizations and giving back to the local community we serve.

Our IMPACT is a direct result of the dedication and involvement of our passionate members who actively participate in our community service projects and philanthropic efforts. Through their unwavering support, we are able to create meaningful change and contribute to the betterment of Central Ohio.

We are regularly seeking valuable resources and partnerships that can benefit our community and members. If you have any recommendations or insights regarding organizations that align with our mission and goals, we encourage you to reach out to us. We are eager to explore new avenues and expand our network of connections to enhance our community engagement initiatives.

By working together with community organizations and harnessing the collective power of our members, we can make a significant difference in the lives of individuals and the broader Central Ohio community.

Together, let’s make a lasting IMPACT in Central Ohio!

Community IMPACT 2022

HRACO Scholarship Fundraiser

Member appreciation night at The Columbus Clippers was held on July 12, 2022. We hosted over 80 HRACO members for dinner, drinks, and baseball. Over $250 was raised for the HRACO scholarship fund. iSolved Direct, Retirement Plans Inc, and Delta Dental sponsored the event.

Toys for Tots

As part of HRACO's celebration of its new meeting venue, the chapter hosted a Holiday Happy Hour and Toy Drive on November 30, 2022. A total of over 100 new toys were donated by HRACO members to the Toys For Tots campaign sponsored by Delta Dental.

Wonderful Workplaces Awards

Every year since 2013, HRACO has recognized 40 "Wonderful Workplaces for Young Professionals" as a partnership with the Columbus Young Professionals Club and Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio.
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Silent Auction

HRACO's annual silent auction was held on December 13, 2022, raising over $2,015 dollars for the SHRM Foundation. We thank all of the organizations and businesses that contributed to the success of this event!
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Support HRACO

HRACO is dedicated to making a positive difference in the Central Ohio community through our ongoing support of various initiatives. This support is made possible by the incredible generosity of our members, esteemed business partners, and the wider community. Together, we strive to promote excellence in the Human Resource profession and create lasting impact.

Here are some of the impactful programs HRACO proudly offered:

  • Student Scholarship Program: We firmly believe in investing in the future of HR professionals. Through our Student Scholarship program, we provide deserving students with financial assistance to pursue their HR-related studies. By supporting this program, you are helping to shape the next generation of HR leaders and contribute to their educational journey.
  • Mentorship Program: Our annual mentorship program brings together experienced HR professionals and emerging talent. Through this program, we foster valuable connections, knowledge sharing, and guidance for young HR professionals. By donating, you can directly contribute to the growth and development of these aspiring individuals.
  • “Wonderful Workplaces for Young Professionals” Recognition: Each year, HRACO in partnership with the BBB, proudly recognizes 40 outstanding workplaces as “Wonderful Workplaces for Young Professionals.” These organizations prioritize the growth, well-being, and advancement of young professionals, creating inspiring environments for career success. By supporting HRACO, you are helping to shine a spotlight on these remarkable workplaces.

With your donation, we can continue to leverage our collective resources and make a meaningful impact in the Central Ohio community.

Your contribution will enable us to sustain our community outreach initiatives, expand our programming, and provide more opportunities through our student scholarship program. Your support will fuel our mission of impact and contribute to the success of our community outreach, programming initiatives, and student scholarship program.

Donate to HRACO and be a part of our transformative journey.

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