Celebrate + Pay it Forward


Looking for a meaningful way to celebrate International Women’s Day? We’ve got 3 ways to Pay it Forward in support of local community collaborations that empower women!

Attend our Inspiring Event

Join us for Cultivating Collaboration to Empower Women in celebration of International Women’s Day; exploring our local community through conversations with empowering nonprofit organizations, inspiring speakers and amazing people like YOU.

Building community collaborations to empower women starts with engaging in conversations, opening our passports to possibilities! Take the first step + secure your ticket for this exciting evening.


Tuesday, March 5th, 2024
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Fives Columbus
$100 (filling hors d’oeuvres + 1 drink ticket)

What to wear? You choose, we’re thinking business casual through cocktail chic

What to expect? An evening of conversation with Jennifer + Katie, 6 empowering nonprofit organizations + people who have benefited! The evening includes: Welcome + Conversation, Cocktail Hour, Inspiring Speakers, Exploring Nonprofit Connections and Closing

Advance registration is required as tickets are limited to ensure meaningful conversations. Tickets are available through Friday, 3/1 or until all have been claimed. Click below to secure your ticket through Eventbite today!


Embrace the ripple effect of uplifting each other and see how our collective strength can transform communities!

Inspiring Speakers

Jennifer Bullock Moore

NBC4 Anchor and VP of Miles’ Mission, Championing Heart Health and Impactful Storytelling

“My greatest inspiration and most cherished confidante is my mom, Kathy, whose influence and guidance I deeply value and trust above all others.”

Katie Smith

WNBA Coach, 2x WNBA Champion, 3x Olympic Gold Medalist, 2x American Basketball League Champion, Big Ten Champion

“My inspiration is my Mom. The unconditional love she showed me gave me the confidence to do and be anything in this world. I am forever grateful for that and the many day to day skills she shared with me….baking, cooking, speaking in front of groups, treating every person with respect…there are not enough words for what she means to me.”

Empowering 501(c)(3) Nonprofits

We look forward to connecting with you on Tuesday, March 5th! Each organization looks forward to sharing our stories with you along with some amazing humans who have benefited.

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Register now to secure your spot to an inspiring evening connecting with our amazing community. To foster meaningful conversations, ticket availability is limited. Don’t miss this unique opportunity – to celebrate International Women’s Day and the women who empower YOU!

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Celebrate by Paying it Forward

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Pay it Forward to honor the women who’ve made a difference in your life. All tax-deductible donations will support community collaborations of our participating 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations!

3 Ways to Pay it Forward


All tax-deductible donations will support community collaborations of our participating 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. Every dollar counts and positively impacts our community.

Together we can make a difference!

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Looking to get involved in a meaningful way? Join as a sponsor supporting a table or speaker. Your support will be highlighted and contribute to community collaborations.

Teaming up to enrich our community!

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Making an introduction to someone you know who can share their talents is the greatest gift. Share a connection with one of the participating 501(c)(3) nonprofits, inviting a conversation.

Introductions open doors to possibility!

Share a Connection

Pay it Forward as a Business: March 6-10, 2024

In celebration of International Women’s Day, businesses are invited to Pay it Forward! Create your own Pay it Forward that raises donations illustrating your support of empowering women within our local community. All tax-deductible donations will support community collaborations of our participating 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.

When: March 6-10, 2024 (International Women’s Day is Friday, March 8, 2024)

Where: Anywhere

Get creative and have some FUN. Possibilities are endless. A few Pay it Forward ideas to get YOU thinking:

1. Host an In-Store Raffle or Auction: Select a product, service or gift card/basket to raffle or auction off in-store or online to your customers.
2. Conduct an Online Giveaway: Utilize your social media channels to run a giveaway, collecting donations for entry.
3. Offer a Profit Share: Pick a date + time to donate a portion of your proceeds to this cause.

This is a fantastic opportunity for businesses to join our celebration and contribute to in a meaningful way while engaging your community. Together we can make a positive impact!

Sign Up to Pay it Forward by Sunday, February 18, 2024 to be included in our event materials. All donations should be made online or via check by Monday, March 18, 2024.

Sign Up to Pay it Forward

Event Hosted by Partnership for Proactive Health

Partnership for Proactive Health is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to bring the proactive team-based healthcare elite athletes receive to everyone, starting with maternal health during the 4th trimester.

John, Karen and Erin Lombardo are thrilled to have Partnership for Proactive Health’s first program, 4th Trimester Care, available in our hometown of Columbus. We are dedicated to empowering women and strengthening families along with the greater community.

We look forward to Celebrating + Paying it Forward with you on Tuesday, March 5th and throughout the week in honor of International Women’s Day!