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PowerPhilanthropy Friday is a feature series produced by The Columbus Foundation that highlights Columbus area nonprofit organizations. For more nonprofit information, follow us on Twitter at @ColsFoundation and like The Columbus Foundation on Facebook.

Philanthropy Friday: A Kid Again

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Where a Child With A Life-Threatening Illness Is A Kid Again. A Kid Again began in 1995 as Adventures For Wish Kids, in Columbus, Ohio. Their quest was to enrich the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses, as well as their families, by providing healing times of respite through fun-filled group adventures year round. That year, […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Lutheran Social Services

 columbus imPRessions Philanthropy Friday: Lutheran Social Services

Lutheran Social Services, originally known as Lutheran Inner Mission League, organized in May of 1912 with the mission to serve the hungry, homeless and those who need healing and hope. It was November 24, 1914, just two days before Thanksgiving, when the League was incorporated with a purpose to carry on general charitable and religious […]


Philanthropy Friday: Mid-Ohio Foodbank

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No One Should Go Hungry In the late 1970’s, Columbus was impacted by the economic recession and unemployment was at an all time high. Because of this, the number of people coming to food pantries was on the rise. Food demand was high but the supply was low. Local food pantry workers learned how to […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Spotlight on Flying Horse Farms

 columbus imPRessions Philanthropy Friday: Spotlight on Flying Horse Farms

Situated on nearly 200 acres in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, Flying Horse Farms will be a fun-filled, magical camp for children with serious illnesses. The camp will serve children from the Columbus area, as well throughout the Midwest, with arthritis, severe asthma, cancer, gastrointestinal disease, heart disease, hemophilia and related blood disorders, sickle cell disease and […]


Philanthropy Friday: Columbus Speech & Hearing

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Communication is what connects people to each other and to the world around them. Since 1923, Columbus Speech and Hearing has worked tirelessly to help individuals hear better, as well as teach them how to express their thoughts and ideas through speech or sign language. By empowering people with disabilities they are helping them achieve […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Spotlight on PetPromise

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Life for Pets. Pets for Life. PetPromise is a volunteer run, Columbus non-profit organization dedicated to helping create a world where there are no more homeless pets through education, rescue, sterilization, and adoption. Founded by a group of people who cared deeply about the welfare of homeless animals, Pet Promise was incorporated in 1999, although […]

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Philanthropy Friday: SNAP! Performance Productions

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Lights, Camera, Action! SNAP! Performance Productions is a high energy, performing arts group whose members use their talents and love of entertaining to improve the lives of others. This talented group of singers, dancers and performers volunteer their time working countless hours to create thrilling performances to raise money for Columbus charities that help and […]


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