Join us virtually on October 22 at noon for our 2021 Extraordinary People Event emceed by Angela An of WBNS10tv! We’ll shine a spotlight on those Goodwill team members who rose to the occasion during the pandemic to provide vital support, and continue transforming lives through the Power of Work.
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 […]
2010 was an exciting year for the local arts community. The Symphony landed a new Director, work on Wonderland began, and GCAC appointed a new president. Of all of the arts organizations in town, one stood out clearly as a community favorite this year: Wild Goose Creative. While the idea for Wild Goose was started […]
Workplace giving is a simple way to increase your company’s visibility in and support of the local community. Community Shares collaboratively raises funds for their member agencies through participation in workplace giving campaigns. It was in 1992 that Community Shares was founded and 1993 when it received its 501(c)3 tax-exempt status and participated in its […]
Created by three men who were blind, VOICEcorps began in 1975 as the Central Ohio Radio Reading Service. Living with visual impairments, Irwin Hott, Fred Allemeier and Stanley Doran were not able to use standard print to fulfill their need for daily information. Because of this, they wanted to fill the gap with a solution […]
A $5,000 inheritance can make a big difference. That’s how Dress for Success got its start. In 1996, Nancy Lublin received that inheritance from her great-grandfather and wanted to use it to make a difference in her community by helping women with new beginnings. She took the money and opened the first Dress for Success […]
Down syndrome personally touches Lito Ramirez everyday. He is a parent of a two-year-old son living with the medical condition. Down syndrome also drives Lito. Having more than 15-years of senior level experience in strategic communications, brand development, fundraising, health care experience, physicians relations, public policy and government relations it would seem as if all […]