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Working Together For Weinland Park

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Working Together For Weinland Park

Weinland Park Collaborative and members of Annie E. Casey Foundation met with Mayor Ginther, the Department of Development, and the Department of Neighborhoods to discuss lessons learned from Weinland Park’s ongoing revitalization and thank the city for its support. Successful tactics from this collaboration can then be shared and implemented across other neighborhoods in our […]

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Lettuce Work Supplies Local Groceries

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Lettuce Work Supplies Local Groceries

Lettuce Work grows lettuce sold in 25 of our local stores while also helping adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) build independence through school-to-work transition opportunities as they grow and farm the produce. Find Lettuce Work Spring Salad Blend on your grocery store’s shelves! Find a store and read more. Connect with Lettuce Work in […]

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Newlyweds Find a Way to Give Back

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Newlyweds Find a Way to Give Back

Newlyweds Jim and Amanda Crane started the Jimanda Foundation, a Donor Advised Fund at The Columbus Foundation, to support causes and organizations they are both passionate about. They encouraged wedding guests, through their wedding website, to donate to the fund in lieu of gifts. Read more in the latest issue of Nexus. The Columbus Foundation […]

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Cats for a Cause

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Cats for a Cause

The Amazing Cat Show is back! The feline-filled art show raises funds for Colony Cats (& dogs) at 400 West Rich this weekend. Connect with Colony Cats in The Giving Store. 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 + […]

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Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies

Moms2B focuses on central Ohio zip codes with the highest infant mortality rates, and provides the women in those neighborhoods with tools, support, and education to help them deliver full-term, healthy babies. “In our Moms2B groups, we teach how to have healthier pregnancies, how to eat healthier meals, how to breastfeed, and how to help […]

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Columbus Poet Represents in New York City

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation Columbus Poet Represents in New York City

Barbara Fant brought Columbus on stage with her in New York City over the weekend as she performed at the Nuyorican Poets Café, a historic café in the poetry slam world. Congratulations, Barbara! The Columbus Foundation is working to capture The Spirit of Columbus through images that showcase the determination, dedication, and commitment of people in our […]

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We’re Better Together!

 Lynsey Harris, The Columbus Foundation We’re Better Together!

You did it! Thanks to your generosity, central Ohio seniors now will have a special space designed just for them! The Better Together project, A Cheerful Place for Seniors, benefiting Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center (CRC), has been fully funded! “The CRC serves hundreds of seniors in the Clintonville-Beechwold area and throughout Columbus. Having a dedicated space […]

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