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The “Food Soldier” Roshelle Pate Announced as 2021 Spirit of Columbus Award Honoree

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The “Food Soldier” Roshelle Pate Announced as 2021 Spirit of Columbus Award Honoree

The Columbus Foundation today announced Roshelle Pate, also known as the “Food Soldier,” as the 2021 recipient of The Spirit of Columbus Award.

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The State of Play in Central Ohio

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The State of Play in Central Ohio

State of Play Central Ohio shows that financial barriers impact sports participation for Black children more than White children A new report released by the Sports & Society Program at the Aspen Institute shows a divide based upon race and income in youth sports experiences for some children in central Ohio.  Guided by an advisory group […]

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Columbus Foundation Distributes $1.3M to Nonprofits Assisting Local Residents

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Distributes $1.3M to Nonprofits Assisting Local Residents

The Columbus Foundation has announced it is distributing $1,375,000 from its Gifts of Kindness Fund to 18 partner nonprofit organizations to help local residents in need. The funding will help cover rent, mortgage, transportation and utility expenses for individuals and families who are still struggling economically from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Gifts of Kindness […]

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Shine the Light of Kindness this Giving Tuesday

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Shine the Light of Kindness this Giving Tuesday

Originally published on The Columbus Foundation’s blog. Today, donate to the Gifts of Kindness Fund to see your dollars doubled! For many in our community, a single financial hardship can set into motion a series of events that can create negative long-term consequences. The Gifts of Kindness Fund provides an immediate financial boost to prevent […]

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A Message on World Kindness Day

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation A Message on World Kindness Day

Dr. Amy Acton, Director of Kind Columbus at The Columbus Foundation, delivers a special message to the community on World Kindness Day.

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Songs for the Community

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Songs for the Community

Songs for the Community, a series of weekly performances to help boost the spirit of Columbus, spread joy, and inspire others in a time of unprecedented uncertainty. Recorded at the Foundation and released every Monday and Thursday at 5 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube through November 25, each video features a local artist or group in an energetic and personal performance.

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Make your Big Table plan today!

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Make your Big Table plan today!

Make a plan to join The Big Table on October 16—a day of connect and kindness—and share it for a chance to win a limited-edition Big Table hat!

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