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PowerPhilanthropy Friday: The Columbus Foundation

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation PowerPhilanthropy Friday: The Columbus Foundation
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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 to celebrate The Spirit of Columbus through photography. You can also tune in on Instagram.

Check out some of our most recent examples of spirit below:


Lots of exciting action coming from the Short North Stage and the Garden Theater!
 Fugitive Songs runs through Nov. 30. It’s a compelling “19-song journey across America, creates an intimate look at a variety of young men and women who are fleeing some aspect of their lives. Blending traditional folk music with contemporary pop and gospel, Fugitive Songs offers a new sound for a restless America.” Learn more at shortnorthstage.org.


Ohio has lost one of its most committed and learned voices on native wildlife health and rehabilitation. Visionary. Wildlife Medic. Public Servant. Dr. Donald L. Burton, Ohio Wildlife Center’s Founder, Chief Veterinarian and Executive Director, passed away on November 18th after a rapidly progressing battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Don was surrounded in love by his wife Susan and their daughters, Stephanie Rogers (spouse Danny) and Kristen Burton just two days after his 63rd Birthday. 
Read more at www.ohiowildlifecenter.org.


Thank you to Junior Achievement for recognizing the excellent work of Foundation President and CEO, Doug Kridler, with his induction into the 2014 Business Hall of Fame! Read more at bit.ly/smartbusinessDougKridler.



The beauty of seasons is something to enjoy despite the inherent challenges!


There’s always something amazing and beautiful to see and photograph at Franklin Park Conservatory!


Beyond the wonderful outdoors, have you enjoyed the wonderful 14,000 square-foot Battelle Darby Creek nature center? The living stream and interactive exhibits are amazing.


Thank you to all veterans for your service to our country. May we all work for peace throughout the world to honor your courage and selflessness.


What happened to the “little” bison? Talk about growing up fast!
The bison at Battelle Darby Creek have moved to their winter pasture. They can now be seen from the warm and beautiful Nature Center windows!


#TheNewJames warms the heart and blows the mind!


“Anything can be!” 
The new KIPP Columbus campus is simply incredible.
Congratulations and thank you for all the hard work for the kids of our community!


Information about more than 600 local nonprofits is available 24/7 through the Foundation’s online resource, PowerPhilanthropy, which is available to everyone who wants to be more informed about nonprofits before they give. PowerPhilanthropy makes it easy to donate to the causes you care about at columbusfoundation.org/p2/.


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