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Local Groups Feed Homeless in Columbus One Meal at a Time

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia Local Groups Feed Homeless in Columbus One Meal at a Time

When MarShawn McCarrel became homeless and had to sleep outside the streets, he hoped some one out there would “get his back.” Homelessness is not a stranger to Columbus. Although the city is growing through many new developments, Columbus has not yet seen any decline in the homeless population in recent years. Almost every one […]

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State of the City 2014 Focuses on Quality of Life Issues

Walker Evans Walker Evans State of the City 2014 Focuses on Quality of Life Issues

A common thread that has emerged from previous State of the City addresses is that the annual event is not a time for grand flashy announcements, but instead one where focus areas should be defined for future initiatives. Keeping with that theme, the 2014 edition of Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s State of the City made […]

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Franklin Station Apartments on Track for Fall Completion

Brent Warren Brent Warren Franklin Station Apartments on Track for Fall Completion

Construction is proceeding on schedule on Franklin Station, a three-story, 100-unit apartment complex in Franklinton designed to house the chronically homeless. The building, at 524 West Broad Street, is on track to be finished by November of this year, with the first residents moving in on December 1st. The $10.4 million project was designed by […]

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Philanthropy Friday: YMCA of Central OH Downtown

 columbus imPRessions Philanthropy Friday: YMCA of Central OH Downtown

The YMCA is one of the largest and most respected human service organizations in the world. The YMCA of Central Ohio is a mission-driven association, committed to providing programs to serve the whole community while working to build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Since its beginnings in 1855 the YMCA has been […]

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