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Columbus State Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank on Student-Centric Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus State Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank on Student-Centric Market

If you’re hungry, it’s difficult to concentrate in the classroom. That concept is prevalent in grade schools and high schools across the country, but hunger-based needs don’t stop at the college level. Leaders at Columbus State Community College are well aware of this issue, and are looking to take the next step in addressing food […]

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Double Comfort Closes This Weekend to Head in Different Direction

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Double Comfort Closes This Weekend to Head in Different Direction

When Double Comfort opened in 2014 — before the idea of “sanctuary” spaces entered people’s consciousness — the restaurant was a simple conduit, exchanging comfort food for money, and channeling their profits to local organizations. While their identity has been equal parts restaurant and social enterprise, that will be changing on Sunday, March 26, when […]

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Study Finds That People Blame Everyone Else for Food Waste

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Study Finds That People Blame Everyone Else for Food Waste

Food waste and food insecurity are two of the nation’s and the world’s biggest problems, and one is constantly working to feed the other. Ohio is working with several food conservation efforts, the most recent of which is a bill that would incentivize businesses to donate their leftover food. A recent study by PLOS One found […]

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PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Supporting the Fresh Foods Shift

 Lynsey Pipino, The Columbus Foundation PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Supporting the Fresh Foods Shift

Large food pantries purchase the majority of their food, and even donated food isn’t free when you consider everything. Only a very small percentage comes from the cupboards of our homes. The supply of food from supermarkets has evaporated as a result of improved inventory control, while demand for food assistance has gone up 40 […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Project OpenHand Columbus

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LifeCare Alliance programs assist older adults or chronically ill residents in Franklin and Madison Counties through eight signature programs. These programs include Meals-on-Wheels, Columbus Cancer Clinic, Project OpenHand-Columbus, Visiting Nurse Association, Senior Dining Centers, Senior Wellness Centers, Help-at-Home and Groceries-to-Go. The overarching goal of the agency is to assist clients in remaining independent and in […]

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