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The “Food Soldier” Roshelle Pate Announced as 2021 Spirit of Columbus Award Honoree

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The “Food Soldier” Roshelle Pate Announced as 2021 Spirit of Columbus Award Honoree

The Columbus Foundation today announced Roshelle Pate, also known as the “Food Soldier,” as the 2021 recipient of The Spirit of Columbus Award.

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The State of Play in Central Ohio

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The State of Play in Central Ohio

State of Play Central Ohio shows that financial barriers impact sports participation for Black children more than White children A new report released by the Sports & Society Program at the Aspen Institute shows a divide based upon race and income in youth sports experiences for some children in central Ohio.  Guided by an advisory group […]

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Shine the Light of Kindness this Giving Tuesday

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Shine the Light of Kindness this Giving Tuesday

Originally published on The Columbus Foundation’s blog. Today, donate to the Gifts of Kindness Fund to see your dollars doubled! For many in our community, a single financial hardship can set into motion a series of events that can create negative long-term consequences. The Gifts of Kindness Fund provides an immediate financial boost to prevent […]

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A Message on World Kindness Day

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation A Message on World Kindness Day

Dr. Amy Acton, Director of Kind Columbus at The Columbus Foundation, delivers a special message to the community on World Kindness Day.

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Songs for the Community

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Songs for the Community

Songs for the Community, a series of weekly performances to help boost the spirit of Columbus, spread joy, and inspire others in a time of unprecedented uncertainty. Recorded at the Foundation and released every Monday and Thursday at 5 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube through November 25, each video features a local artist or group in an energetic and personal performance.

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A Letter to the Community

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation A Letter to the Community

If we can vote together, we can work together, and the bonds we strengthen and the bridges we build will define us for generations to come.

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The Big Table is a day for connection and kindness!

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The Big Table is a day for connection and kindness!

The Big Table has always been about connection and kindness — and this year we need it more than ever. If you’re still looking for ways to participate tomorrow, Friday, October 16, check out The Columbus Foundation’s recommendations for how you can connect with your community!

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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