Signature Event Allows Organization to Provide More Services for Grieving Children, Teens and Adults

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cornerstone of Hope recently hosted its annual signature event, The Evening of Hope, on October 29, 2022 in the Robert C. Walter Commons at St. Charles Preparatory School, in Brexley, OH.  This year’s signature event raised $150,000 towards the organization’s vision of creating a world where no grieving person journeys alone.

Each year, The Evening of Hope provides financial breath to the organization and generates a significant source of revenue for Cornerstone of Hope to continue providing the critical support needed for children, teens and adults grieving the loss of a loved one.

Over 200 guests and supporters attended the event, enjoying dinner and drinks and participating in raffles, Silent and Live Auctions.  Attendees of note included U.S. Representative Mike Carey. Highlights of the evening included moving testimonies from three guest speakers – all 17 years old and past campers – who shared how meaningful and helpful their camp experiences at Cornerstone of Hope had been for them.

Sponsoring this year’s event were: Kurtz Bros. of Central Ohio/Brookside Materials, Gordon Flesch Company,Muth & Co. Roofing, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Advanced Civil Design, CPS Solutions, LLC, First Merchants Bank, Heartland Bank, Messer Construction, Plante Moran, and Quantum Health, and Hughie’s Event Production Services

About Cornerstone of Hope Columbus

Cornerstone of Hope is a nonprofit comprehensive bereavement support center that has served the Central Ohio communities for the past 11 years.  Cornerstone of Hope offers individuals and families a supportive environment to express their grief and emerge from its pain with a renewed sense of purpose.  Therapy, counseling services, and support groups are conducted by licensed clinicians and Master’s level interns under the supervision of our professional staff.  All of Cornerstone of Hope’s support services are offered at an affordable cost.  For more information, please visit

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