Giving back. Paying forward. Having heart.
Every day, we see Dublin’s philanthropic spirit come alive through the hearts of our students, neighbors, community leaders, youth groups, businesses, faith community and organizations.
Practically every activity and moment provides us an opportunity to practice community-minded behavior such as kindness, philanthropy, and generosity.
Thank you, Dublin, for building community by giving back, paying forward, and having heart.
Our youth have so many new challenges and opportunities ahead of them than the generations before. As they begin there studies in this technological world, they will be exposed to things that are still unknown. I recently saw my employee reach out to some of the local schools, offering to donate technology to plan with and learn so kids could access items used in the real world. – Anonymous.
During the 1st week of December 2016, a co-worker in our Coldwell Banker King Thompson Real Estate Office was informed that 30 children in Foster Care were no longer going to receive promised holiday gifts. Once the office got wind of this story, within two weeks we had all 30 children covered and we even came up with enough gifts for 6 more children to have a happy Christmas. We either donated money, shopped for gifts, helped with wrapping, organizing or helped with the delivery. It’s now become a tradition and this year the office was able to support 44 children in foster care most of them teenagers and two expectant teen moms.” – Marlen M.
I recently saw how one local family started something incredible in their Father’s name – to continue the good he shared throughout his life – and pay homage to his love of athletics and coaching! Their father understood the role that sports and leadership had on impacting kids. The Lindy Infante Foundation was created with the mission of providing athletic scholarships to children in need to play sports. Recently they granted the Boys & Girls Club of Columbus $225,000 which will provide 70 girls and boys in grades 3-6 the opportunity to participate in high-level competitive sports. – Megan J.
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