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Give, shop or volunteer this Giving Tuesday
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Give, shop or volunteer this Giving Tuesday

POINT is more than an awesome app to connect you to charity. POINT is a registered 501(c)3 organization (aka nonprofit status). There are 3 ways to support us today - and everyday.

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Looking for leaf rakers, lawyers and cat lovers
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Looking for leaf rakers, lawyers and cat lovers

Have you been thinking about how to make a positive impact this season? Fall is here, winter is around the corner, and there are always needs in the communities around us. At POINT, we’ve got some great events lined up for Columbus where you can...

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We didn’t know this about being homeless in the winter
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We didn’t know this about being homeless in the winter

Regardless of how you feel about it, winter is around the corner. You’ve probably dragged your coats and gloves out of their summer-y hibernation and are putting ‘em to work as you angrily go to town on your windshield with an ice scraper.

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POINT’s Charity Dashboard is better, faster and stronger.
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POINT’s Charity Dashboard is better, faster and stronger.

Charities, we made big changes to our volunteer Dashboard for you: It’s faster - keeping pace with your busy, world-changing days. It’s easier to use - we took tips from local charities and made some big design changes. It’s got new...

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If you’ve ever wanted to model, now is your chance!
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If you’ve ever wanted to model, now is your chance!

POINT is looking for a diverse crew (any gender, ethnicity, and size) of fun-loving folks who can be goofy and dance in front of a camera for a commercial shoot. Also, please let us know if you have a (well trained) dogand wouldn’t mind them...

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Effects of Hurricane Florence that we didn’t expect
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Effects of Hurricane Florence that we didn’t expect

When you know a hurricane is making landfall, you typically have started thinking (and worrying) about the damage that may occur from a direct hit. In fact, Hurricane Florence has caused up to an estimated $50 billion in damage after hitting...

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Improve your social life, it’s good for your health
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Improve your social life, it’s good for your health

As we move forward in life, our social circle may look like it's growing, but the number of close friends most people feel like they have generally declines.

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Unbelievable environment videos that shook 2018
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Unbelievable environment videos that shook 2018

If you haven't seen already, here are recent shots of the current state of the environment around the world.

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POINT wins top prize in Columbus pitch competition
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POINT wins top prize in Columbus pitch competition

So, for the past 14 weeks, our team at POINT has been up to something. If you don't know us, POINT is a Columbus 501(c)(3) making it just as simple to volunteer as it is to order a pizza. Our app is the easiest way to volunteer ever and is...

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You don’t want to miss this, Columbus
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You don’t want to miss this, Columbus

It's summer. Are you hoping to end it on a high note with something new and exciting? Or looking for ways to knock off those last volunteer hours before school starts? YOU'RE WELCOME.

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#StopSucking and ditch the straw
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#StopSucking and ditch the straw

Everyone is talking about how the plastic straw is on its way out. Good riddance. You may not think it's as huge of a deal as people are making it out to be, but it is definitely a step in the right direction.

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Interview: The LifePump, tackling the water crisis, and not cutting corners
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Interview: The LifePump, tackling the water crisis, and not cutting corners

I think we all understand that you can't just turn on the faucet for water in every part of the world - some communities have to use wells and water pumps. And sometimes when you dig for water, it seems like it's not there. Turns out, the water is...

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