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Columbus National Number Ones!

Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Columbus National Number Ones!

Columbus is full of remarkable visionaries and people working together for the betterment of everyone—that’s why we celebrate our National Number Ones! The Columbus Foundation recognized the outstanding work of our business and nonprofit leaders, innovators, students, and athletes who were named the best in the United States for their accomplishments over the past year. […]

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Winter Life in Watercolor

Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Winter Life in Watercolor

Winter Life-Winter Roots reflects watercolorist Helen Neumann’s inspiration for small creatures that remain here in the winter, awaiting Spring. On display at Studios on High Gallery. The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in our smart + open community. Be sure to check […]

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Annual Polar Plunge

Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Annual Polar Plunge

The warm February weather didn’t stop the excitement of Columbus Polar Plunge! In its 15th year, the plunge raised nearly $100,000 for the athletes of Special Olympics Ohio. Photo by David Myers Art Studio & Galleries. The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in […]

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It’s Random Acts of Kindness Day!

Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation It’s Random Acts of Kindness Day!

Whether it’s a planned volunteer shift or a simple, spontaneous act for a friend—all kindness matters. The Columbus Foundation and Besa, with the help of community partners and all Columbus residents, have been celebrating all month long with Columbus Kindness Month. Join us in amplifying kindness through partner collaborations and community participation—or create your own […]

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Supporting Youth Wellness

Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Supporting Youth Wellness

With a focus on youth and their families, recent grants by Medical Mutual of Ohio’s Charitable Fund support programs related to food choices, cooking, and exercise to promote a healthy lifestyle. Read about the grants and programs.  The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in […]

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Special Valentine’s Day Song

Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Special Valentine’s Day Song

The Harmony Project shares kindness in the best way they know how—a spirited song for all. This exclusive video showcases the group’s Valentine’s Day message as part of Columbus Kindness Month created by The Columbus Foundation and Besa. Watch the video, titled ”Dear America, Let your love flow. Love, Columbus.” Join us in amplifying kindness through partner collaborations and community participation—or […]

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Dancing for the Kids

Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Dancing for the Kids

Congratulations BuckeyeThon! The 24-hour dance marathon by The Ohio State University raised more than $1.5 million for the kids, benefitting Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in our smart + open community. Be sure to check out columbusfoundation.org and follow along on Facebook as we continue […]

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