Join the CELC Children's Circle

CELC Children's Circle members support the high-quality early learning programs at CELC. Join today for a one-time gift at any of the levels below to receive members only benefits including a personalized postcard, pre-sale tickets to events, and recognition on our website. Additionally, School Family members receive a free ticket to our 2018 Annual Gala.

  • Crayon - $25
  • Finger Paint - $45
  • Storybook - $75
  • Circle Time - $125
  • School Family - $250

Contribute to Our Scholarship Fund

  • $3000 = 1 year of scholarship assistance for a child
  • $1500 = 6 six months of scholarship assistance for a child
  • $750 = 3 months of scholarship assistance for a child
  • $250 = 1 month of scholarship assistance for a child
  • $65 = 1 week of scholarship assistance for a child

Contributions also accepted by check mailed to:
Columbus Early Learning Centers
Attn: Donations
240 N. Champion Ave.
Columbus, OH 43203

Additional Giving Opportunities

Kroger Community Rewards

Kroger will donate a portion of every dollar you spend to Columbus Early Learning Centers each time you swipe your registered Kroger Plus Card. You must re-enroll each year after April 1st in order to continue earning rewards during the coming year.

  • Visit
  • Select Sign-in if you are already enrolled or Create an account.
  • Click on “Edit” in the Community Rewards box.
  • Update or confirm your information.
  • Enter our number 83537 or type Columbus Early Learning Centers.
  • Click the circle by our name to confirm.
  • Your Account Summary page will then redisplay and Columbus Early Learning Centers should now be listed in the Community Rewards box.


Amazon Smile

When you shop on AmazonSmile, 0.5% of the price of eligible Amazon purchases will be donated to CELC after you select Columbus Early Learning Centers as your charitable beneficiary. Bookmark and use just like, and your purchases will support high-quality early learning and care for Columbus children.

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