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PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Quilts with a Cause

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation PowerPhilanthropy Friday: Quilts with a Cause

Keepsake Theme Quilts (KTQ), a division of Deaf Initiatives, a nonprofit organization, employs deaf and hard-of-hearing high school students and adults to create quilts from the T-shirts of customers. The unemployment rate for persons with a sensory loss is around 65 percent, thus making the need for a work environment like KTQ even more important […]

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New Social Welfare Platform Besa Launches in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Social Welfare Platform Besa Launches in Columbus

If you find yourself lacking in the department of volunteering and donating to local nonprofits, you’re not alone. Matthew Goldstein is making it his personal mission to get young people in Columbus connected with nonprofits that align with their personal interests and help them to explore opportunities for involvement that can work into anyone’s busy schedule. To […]

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Philanthropy Friday: MLK Day Extravaganza

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: MLK Day Extravaganza

The King Arts Complex is pulling out all the stops for their upcoming annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day open house. Or, to put it another way, they are pulling out all the gumballs. One part of the celebration extravaganza will be a community art project to construct a portrait of Dr. King out of […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Ohio Historical Society explores the 1950s

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: Ohio Historical Society explores the 1950s

Over the last century, the Ohio Historical Society (OHS) has collected more than three million artifacts in order to preserve and interpret the history of Ohio. So, it may surprise you that they are now hoping to receive more loans and donations of items from the 1950s for an upcoming exhibit on the exciting decade. […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Changing Lives at the Humane Society

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: Changing Lives at the Humane Society

There are a few things you should know about the Capital Area Humane Society before you watch the brief, funny, and informative video below. In 2010, it: Helped 2,468 animals find homes with loving families through adoption. Made 6,708 visits investigating animal cruelty throughout Franklin County. Provided transitional care for 69 pets of victims of […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Historic Day of Giving Supports 507 Central Ohio Nonprofit Organizations

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: Historic Day of Giving Supports 507 Central Ohio Nonprofit Organizations

Within minutes of the start of The Big Give at 11:00 a.m. on November 10, Columbus Foundation donors and the public had already surpassed $1 million in donations to Columbus area nonprofit organizations. Thanks to an incredible community response, The Columbus Foundation’s Big Give leveraged more than $8.7 million over 24 hours. “We thank and congratulate everyone […]

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