Dean's Charity Steer Show

Benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio at the Ohio Expo Center & State Fair


What is the Dean’s Charity Steer Show?

The Dean’s Charity Steer Show is an annual event that takes place at the Ohio State Fair and features local celebrities working alongside 4-H Youth to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio. The event, which is now in its fourth year, has generated more than half a million dollars for the local RMHC Chapter. Teams consist of local celebrities, media personalities, and young people who have raised the steer. Teams work together throughout the year to generate donations from the community to support their team. Prizes are awarded for many categories, including top fundraiser, showmanship, and best overall team.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Dean’s Charity Steer Show is to raise awareness for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio, The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, 4-H and the 4-H Foundation. The event is a fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2024
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Voinovich Livestock & Trade Center

2024 Dean's Charity Steer Show Teams

Team AEP

As one of the largest electric energy companies in the U.S., AEP powers millions of homes and businesses. We’re working together with our customers and communities to create the future of energy. Together with their customers, AEP is redefining the future of energy and developing innovative solutions that power communities and improve lives.

Team Anthony-Thomas

Anthony-Thomas Chocolates is one of the largest family-owned and operated candy companies in the mid-west, producing an average of 50,000 pounds of chocolates daily. The organization has a rich history spanning four generations and is rooted in family values and giving back.

Team Continental Building Co.

We are a national construction company that partners with private developers and clients to build places where people live, work, stay, and shop. Our mission is to improve the lives of our people, customers, and community.

Team CoverMyMeds

The state of healthcare is complex, but our shared purpose isn’t: Help people get the medicine they need to live healthier lives. CoverMyMeds solves medication access challenges for patients throughout every step of their journey through a unified brand to make a meaningful impact on peoples lives.

Team Duchess

Just like Ronald McDonald House Charities, we serve so many communities and we’re proud to be able to show our support. Our company vision statement is total dedication to our customers, employees, family and community. This partnership further strengthens that commitment.

Team Huntington

We at Huntington are committed to doing the right thing for our customers, colleagues, shareholders and communities. Our “Welcome” philosophy centers around deep relationship-building capabilities to best meet each customer’s specific needs.

Team IGS Energy

For our customers, for communities, for the planet — we’re answering the call to evolve the world’s relationship with energy. Through innovation, investment and approach —  we drive and celebrate every step to make reliable, affordable, clean energy available to everyone.

Team McDonald's

The backbone of our Brand is, and always has been, a commitment to a set of core values that define who we are and how we run our business and restaurants. When we live our values every day and use them to make decisions – big and small – we define McDonald’s as a brand our people, and the people we serve, can trust.

Team Partners for Ohio Agriculture

Team statement coming soon…

Team Valley Ford of Columbus

Here in the Columbus OH area, when drivers are searching for the renowned quality and caliber of a reliable Ford vehicle, they know they can come to Valley Ford Of Columbus. We’ve been your local home for these great vehicles for some time now, and we look forward to continuing to serve the Columbus community.

Team Wilkins Collective

Wilkins Collective provides top-notch marketing and communications services to help businesses succeed in today’s competitive market. We believe that just as a brand is only as strong as its collective team, a community is only as strong as its collective support. We are better together.

If you or your company are interested in sponsorship opportunities for the Dean’s Charity Steer Show, please reach out to Elizabeth Boor at for more information.