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Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday

Thank you for Sharing Kindness for Giving Tuesday!

Kindness comes in many forms. Whether you give financially, by donating goods, or sharing your time, you make the world a better place when you help others.

Giving Tuesday was created as an annual day to give back, following the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The Columbus Foundation is proud to offer central Ohioans these easy and effective ways to share kindness on this global day of giving.

Whether donating to our Gifts of Kindness Fund, providing toys to brighten a child’s holiday, or donating essentials to help families keep their beloved pets, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to help others and make a difference in our remarkable community!


Thank you for sharing kindness in celebration of Giving Tuesday. There are still opportunities to give throughout the end of the year!



Opportunities for Kindness:



Help Your Neighbors in Need
Give to the Gifts of Kindness Fund, which provides one-time emergency grants through partner nonprofits to help lift up individuals and families who experience an unexpected setback. Donate by using a credit card or by suggesting a grant from your Donor Advised Fund.

Give Now



undefinedGive the Gift of Giving
Charitable Gift Cards are excellent gifts for family, friends, and colleagues. Share your philanthropic spirit and strengthen our community with a $20, $50, or $100 gift card. One hundred percent goes directly to the nonprofit! 

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undefinedBrighten the Lives of Local Kids
Each holiday season, The Salvation Army of Central Ohio provides new toys to more than 10,000 central Ohio children. Volunteer to coordinate a toy drive and join together with friends, neighbors, or work colleagues to help make holiday dreams come true for kids in our community.

Volunteer Now



undefinedSupport Our Four-Legged Friends
Donate essentials to Capital Area Humane Society’s 12 Days of Giving program, which provides food, toys, and supplies to pets of families in need during the holiday season. 

Donate Now



undefinedGive to your Favorite Nonprofit
Search The Giving Store featuring more than 650 central Ohio nonprofits, to support organizations that mean the most to you.

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undefinedAdd to your Columbus Foundation Fund
Columbus Foundation donors can always extend their philanthropy by adding to their fund. Your donation on Giving Tuesday increases the value of your fund now to help prepare for future giving, and qualifies as a tax-deductible gift for 2016. Contact your Donor Services Officer with questions at 614/251-4000.

Add to your Fund


Show us how you share kindness!