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The Big Give: Investing in the Wellness of Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Give: Investing in the Wellness of Columbus

Tom Krouse says that when you read the mission statement of his organization, you may not be sure if it’s a nonprofit or a for-profit business: “Create a superior product, hire great people, and promote goodwill in business and the community.” But when you realize that the organization is actually Donatos Pizza, you quickly become […]

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The Big Give: Improving Columbus Through Amplified Giving

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Give: Improving Columbus Through Amplified Giving

You may know Mike Brown from his work at Experience Columbus, helping to develop Columbus as a national visitor destination. You may know Mike Brown from his work on the Independents’ Day festival, which he has helped grow into a pride point for the creative community. You may even know Mike Brown from his preview […]

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Best Local Nonprofit of 2014: Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Local Nonprofit of 2014: Mid-Ohio Foodbank

For four years running, our readers have voted the Mid-Ohio Foodbank as their number one nonprofit / charity of choice. The organization acts as a centralized distribution point for over 600 food pantries, soup kitchens and other sites in need all across the region. In the 25 years that the Foodbank has been in existence, […]

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Give Diapers This Holiday Season

Jenna Taylor Jenna Taylor Give Diapers This Holiday Season

This holiday season, consider giving in an influential manner — one that rises above the overpriced trinkets that mom will never use, and hotter than that disgraceful Christmas-patterned tie dad will never wear. One profound non-profit group, The Columbus Diaper Bank,  is working to provide the community with a necessity that is not so commonly […]

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Community Plates Saves Food from Local Landfills

Walker Evans Walker Evans Community Plates Saves Food from Local Landfills

Community Plates was launched in 2011 with a very simple goal: to get food to people in need. Founder Jeff Schacher recognized a huge discrepancy between the amount of food being thrown away each day by restaurants and grocery stores, and the amount of food needed in local pantries and shelters. So he created Community […]

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Million Lego For Kids Making an Impact for Children

Anne Evans Anne Evans Million Lego For Kids Making an Impact for Children

There’s a reason why LEGO remains one of the best selling toys of all time. The toy debuted in the late 1940s, but that was enough time for it to be named in Time Magazine’s list of the All-Time 100 Greatest Toys for the 1940s. What began as a set of simple interlocking red and […]

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5 Nonprofits to Watch in 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans 5 Nonprofits to Watch in 2014

The Columbus Foundation announced yesterday their annual list of “Nonprofits to Watch”, which highlights funding and programming recipients that are poised to make a big impact this year. “The 2014 ‘5 Nonprofits to Watch’ are scaled for impact and growth,” said Douglas F. Kridler, president and CEO of The Columbus Foundation. “Every one of them […]

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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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