The types of charitable and community programs supported by the Company include: 501c3 charities, community- and school-related events and service organizations in communities where the Company has business operations; 501c3 charitable organizations supported by our team members or business partners; and local, regional and national footwear industry-based 501c3 organizations.
Some of the organizations supported by RG Barry Brands include: Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana; United Negro College Fund, Inc.; local chapters of the American Red Cross; Soles 4 Souls; Two-Ten Foundation; Portland Public Schools libraries; “P;ear” Portland; Columbus College of Art & Design Senior Fashion Show; Pickerington Violet Festival; Mid-Ohio Food Bank; and dozens of other community, school, youth and charitable groups and programs.
The Corporation also provides paid time off for its team members to participate in various pre-approved charitable and community activities. Team members are strongly encouraged to volunteer their own time for charitable, civic and social programs within their individual communities.
Organizations seeking support must meet the basic guidelines outlined above. Requests for consideration should include the following:
1. Name, address and contact information for the organization and person submitting the request
Written requests should be mailed to:
Charitable Giving Committee