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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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Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

  Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

Join us for the 40th Anniversary Columbus CROP Hunger Walk! Come enjoy the beautiful Scioto Audubon Metro Park and be sure to join us for our Send-Off Rally at 12:45 p.m. with an invocation, updates from the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Church World Service, and special guest Mary Catherine Hinds: National CROP Hunger Walk/Fundraising Strategist for […]

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Raise Your Glass to Raise Awareness

  Raise Your Glass to Raise Awareness

Prepare the by amazed as we raise funds to support the students, families, staff and programs of Bridgeway Academy. During the short program, you’ll hear many amazing stories – with a magical surprise twist. Delicious Food, flowing drinks, and a silent and live auction round out the evening’s event. Music from Popgun Entertainment from The […]

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First Lady Announces Commission for Women’s Advancement

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega First Lady Announces Commission for Women’s Advancement

First Lady Shannon Ginther announced the inaugural class of the Columbus Women’s Commission today. The Commission’s 16 members come from a range of backgrounds, but all will help to fulfill the established goal of advancing women in four areas of life: pay equity, housing and safety, health and nutrition, and workforce development and education. “Women […]

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Haiku Closing After 18 Years in The Short North

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Haiku Closing After 18 Years in The Short North

Farewell to Haiku. Eighteen years you helped Short North. More than earned a break.

Haiku, a near-20 year establishment of the Short North, is closing indefinitely on December 10. Owner Paul Liu and his daughter Josephine, who also works there, said the timing is just right. After abandoning plans to redevelop the site’s parking lot, Liu accepted a proposal to transform the entire space into a 10-story hotel and […]

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Mid-Ohio Foodbank Reaches 2 Million Pound Produce Donation Milestone

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Mid-Ohio Foodbank Reaches 2 Million Pound Produce Donation Milestone

Tuesday evening’s delivery from the Mid-Ohio Foodbank (MOF) to the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center (CRC) will have the landmark two millionth pound of fresh produce in tow. The partnership between MOF and the CRC started five years ago, in 2011, with the Foodbank’s Fresh Produce initiative. The program launched after MOF started getting more and […]

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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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