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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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Fighting Poverty in Franklin County: More (Moore) Strategy

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Fighting Poverty in Franklin County: More (Moore) Strategy

Questions have been raised about the county’s planned investment of over $250,000 with Tennessee-based firm Moore Strategic Consulting. The consulting business describes what it does as follows, “We are skilled at organizational and community change processes. We facilitate, lead, design, shape, evaluate and innovate. Our engagements are always customized to match your context and your aspirations. […]

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Under One Roof Fundraiser

  Under One Roof Fundraiser

Under One Roof is Community Shelter Board’s signature fundraising event to spark discussion about critical social problems and shed light on innovative solutions – so that everyone has a place to call home. On Thursday, June 7, 2018, Kathryn Edin and H. Luke Shaefer will join Community Shelter Board to discuss their research on America’s […]

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Do Good With Chipotle Burritos: Neighborhood Services Inc.

  Do Good With Chipotle Burritos: Neighborhood Services Inc.

EAT BURRITOS TO FIGHT HUNGER IN YOUR COMMUNITY! ====== Join us at the restaurant for a fundraiser to support Neighborhood Services Inc. Just come into the 1726 N High Street Chipotle on Saturday, June 2nd from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Bring in a flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the […]

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Finding Hope Amid the Addiction Epidemic

  Finding Hope Amid the Addiction Epidemic

Finding Hope Amid the Addiction Epidemic: A Film Screening of Heroin(e), The VOICES Project and Panel Discussion Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States for people under 50 – more than car crashes, gun violence or AIDS at the height of that epidemic in 1995. And nearly half […]

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Bridges Out of Poverty

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Bridges Out of Poverty

Featuring authors Phil DeVol “Bridges Out of Poverty” and Lawrence Funderburke “Sociopsychonomics”™ who discuss methods and mind sets to escape poverty. Lisa Courtice, CEO, United Way of Central Ohio will host. Sponsored by: Thomas B. Fordham Institute Vegetarian Entree: Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Regular Entre: Baked Cod, Lemon Thyme, Vegetable Couscous All: Garden Salad

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Sip & Sort with United Way LINC Young Professionals

  Sip & Sort with United Way LINC Young Professionals

Are you a young professionals (ages 21 to early 30s) who enjoys giving back to your community alongside your peers? Join us for a fun, low-key evening of book sorting, pizza and beer/wine at United Way of Central Ohio. You’ll be helping make a difference for children who don’t have access to books in their […]

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