At Alternative Auto Care, we know that community is important. We believe that businesses have an obligation to give back to their local communities. We are proud to support local organizations in a variety of ways. We are happy to serve as a donation site for local car donations. If you are considering donating your car to charity – we can help! Give us a call for details.

We also accept donations of used cell phones that are repurposed for survivors of Domestic Violence / Intimate Partner Violence through the Shelter Alliance. Please consider dropping your old phones by on your next visit.

Below are links to some of OUR favorite charities. We encourage you to support these and other local organizations to the extent you are able. Together we can all make a better and safer world.


Every Month of October, Alternative Auto Care in Columbus, Ohio joins with other Independent Auto Repair Shops across the US are giving away FREE (top-quality) brake pads or shoes. The client simply pays the labor and any other added parts necessary to complete the brake job. The shops then donate 10% of the brake job directly to The Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research Fund.


BRAVO (Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization)

P.O. Box 82068
Columbus, Ohio 43202
Toll Free 866-862-7286

Building an Ohio where LGBTQI people are empowered, safe from hate and violence, and have full access to justice.

BRAVO works to eliminate violence perpetrated on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identification, domestic violence and sexual assault through prevention, education, advocacy, violence documentation and survivor services, both within and on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities.


The Ohio Lesbian Festival

P.O. Box 82086
Columbus, Ohio 43202

The Ohio Lesbian Festival is a not-for-profit, volunteer driven women only event designed to promote women’s community, music and art. The Festival was founded on the premise that lesbians and queer women need opportunities and spaces to recognize and support each other, to define our culture, to find our own strengths and to be empowered. The Festival is open to all women.


City of Columbus Community Relations Commission

1111 East Broad St.
Suite #302
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 645-1993

The Columbus Community Relations Commission was established to help bring civic leaders, business leaders, citizens and elected officials together on issues of ethnic, racial and cultural diversity. The City of Columbus is committed to opening the doors and neighborhoods of Columbus to every family. Through the work of the Community Relations Commission our vision of Building a Community For All can be a reality.