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Columbus Community Comes Together for The Big Give

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Community Comes Together for The Big Give

Public-private partnerships. Collaboration. Civic Engagement. “The Columbus Way.” You’ve likely heard these descriptors mentioned by local leaders over the past decade when talking about big picture ideas for improving our city, but what do they actually mean? When discussing this year’s 26-hour philanthropic Big Give campaign with Dale Heydlauff, SVP of Corporate Communications at AEP, he […]

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The Columbus Foundation Launches The Giving Store

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Columbus Foundation Launches The Giving Store

Donating to local charities just got a little bit easier. On Thursday, The Columbus Foundation launched The Giving Store — a new online portal for philanthropic giving. The new site allows visitors to discover details about local nonprofits and make donations online, and later this year will incorporate crowdfunding functionality. “We’re committed to improving our […]

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Dance Party Comes Together to Support Victims of Orlando Attack

Anne Evans Anne Evans Dance Party Comes Together to Support Victims of Orlando Attack

“I was in central Illinois when I heard about the attacks, and I spent the entire drive home thinking about everything,” says Bryant Miller, Senior Community Manager at Yelp. “Like most people, my heart was aching and I wanted to do something — not just say something. But what could we do that would both […]

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Yelp Columbus Announces $10,000 Give Back Initiative

Anne Evans Anne Evans Yelp Columbus Announces $10,000 Give Back Initiative

On Giving Tuesday, also known as December 1, 2015, Bryant Miller, Columbus Community Manager for Yelp shared news that Yelp has decided to take their annual giving to the local level and will be giving $10,000 this holiday season to Columbus nonprofits. The Yelp Foundation began in 2011 and has since given $2.6 million to […]

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Donate Winter Apparel to Those in Need

Anne Evans Anne Evans Donate Winter Apparel to Those in Need

This year, help someone stay warm by donating new winter apparel at any First Service Federal Credit Union. The company has held successful toy drives during past holiday seasons, and this year decided to switch to collecting cold weather essentials for our community’s most in need. “We were able to collect hundreds of toys for […]

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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: Shining a Light on Local Nonprofits

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Big Give: Shining a Light on Local Nonprofits

Ever since HOMAGE first launched in 2007, the mission of the company has been focused on one thing: telling stories. Founder Ryan Vesler says that while many of their customers buy tshirts and clothing items that honor a sports legend, on the back end the company finds significant ways to connect those purchases with important […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION