Giving Back to the New Albany Community
Thomas|Riddle Real Estate Group believes strongly in giving back to the community where we live and work we proudly support the following:
Mid Ohio Food Bank
Kate and Tony donate a portion of their commission in honor of their clients each year to support the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. The Food Bank provides food to anyone in need in the Central Ohio area.
Annual Toys For Tots Toy Drive
Each year during the holidays, Kate and Tony, in conjunction with the New Albany Fire Department, sponsor a toy drive to benefit needy children. As a result of this drive, hundreds of toys are gathered each year and distributed by the Fire Department.
The New Albany Foundation
Supporting the arts, the community and charitable causes in their community is important to Kate & Tony. Support of this philanthropic institution has assisted in funding, the playgrounds, the Library, the performing arts center, Safety Town, scholarships and community and cultural events.
The New Albany Womens Network
As a founding member of NAWN, Kate has worked on numerous committees to support this group focusing on Women's and Children's issues. Cherie, our marketing director is a past president and even Tony gets pressed into service as the auctioneer ant the annual fund raiser "An evening in New Albany."
Circle of Friends
Tony is on the board of this group which started as a small gathering of friends helping to support pediatric cancer resaerch at Columbus Children's Hospital. From that small grass roots effort, the group has now raised more than $1 million with an all volunteer effort.
New Albany Rotaty Club
Tony is a Charter Member of New Albany's first national service club which began in 2006. Rotary international works to support worthy causes locally, nationally and internationally.
The Columbus Metropolitan Library System
Recently surpassing the NYC library system, the Columbus Metropolitan system is ranked #1 in the country. Kate loves books and was a strong supporter of the New Albany's beautiful new Branch as well as general support of the Library System through the Carnegie Circle.
New Albany - Plain Local Schools
Kate and Tony recognize that outstanding schools are critical to excellent neighborhoods. They are highly involved in school fund raising and campaigning for school levies.
New Albany Village Architectural Task Force
Tony served on the task force to review and redefine New Albany's architectural guidelines for residential, retail and commercial properties to ensure that the high standards are maintained which add to the outstanding feel and quality of life in New Albany.