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Bake Cookies for After-School Students

Bake Cookies for After-School Students

Provide a snack to Franklinton Youth

Date: March 25 | Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue: Gladden Community House

183 Hawkes Ave
Columbus, OH 43223

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Gladden Community House is a settlement house located in the heart of Franklinton. Since 1905, they have been an essential support system and engine for change in the West side, providing education and recreation programs, emergency assistance, advocacy, and support for individuals, families, and groups.


Gladden's year-round After-School Recreation Program offers healthy, age-appropriate programming and is open to all Franklinton children every weekday after-school and throughout the summer. This includes planned daily physical activities, structured socialization activities, educational intervention, and dinner.


Join Besa and Gladden to provide an after-school snack to Franklinton youth. Besa volunteers will bake cookies or treats for students attending the Gladden After-School program. Volunteers can make whichever treat they think kids would enjoy (cookies, Chex Mix, granola bars, etc.), as long as it can be easily packaged in Zip-Lock baggies. 


  • This is a kid-friendly opportunity, but all minors must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Volunteers must bring their own store-bought ingredients.

  • The Gladden kitchen has a variety of utensils on-site, however, if your item requires a specific tool, we encourage you to bring it.

  • Closed-toe shoes are required.

  • New volunteers must complete a waiver, which will be provided prior to the event. 
  • Street parking is available. Please read all signs carefully.

  • This event is ADA accessible. 
  • Court-appointed volunteering: At this time, we can not accept court-appointed requests.

Click here for more information about the Gladden Community House and the amazing work they do.