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The Obama Foundation

Our mission is to inspire people to take action, empower them to change their world for the better, and connect them so they can achieve more together.

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Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy by heeding his call to service. As #MLKday2021 approaches next week, make a plan to safely serve your community. Find ideas at .

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The #OFCareChallenge art brought to life four simple ways to care for your community: checking in on a neighbor, supporting Black-owned businesses, taking part in a mutual-aid network, and volunteering.

Get to know the artists behind the illustrations at

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Hunger doesn’t care where you live. Over 8,000 miles separate Chicago and Lusaka but both cities are struggling with food insecurity during the pandemic. Thankfully, organizations like @grow_greater and #ObamaLeaders like @rkachungu are finding ways to help feed their neighbors.

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In his farewell address four years ago today, @BarackObama returned to Chicago with one final ask: "I am asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about change—but in yours.”

That message is core to our mission at the Obama Foundation. Join us at .

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“Whatever holes the pandemic tore even wider in our collective fabric, it was these emerging leaders who stepped forward to patch it.”

Check out @d_simas’ end of year message and meet the Obama Foundation leaders who gave us hope in a year full of change.

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Small-town plays can make a big difference—just ask one of our #ObamaFellows.

Through @publictransformation, Ashley Hanson is shifting the narrative about what it means to live and work outside of big cities. Read more in @wpmagazine:

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“I want our young people to know that they matter, that they belong."

Four years ago today, @MichelleObama gave her final speech as First Lady, imploring young people to believe in themselves and take part in building a better community.

Watch the 📼:

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This holiday season, your donation will empower courageous young leaders working to build a better world for all of us.

Donate today:

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As we close a difficult year, we wanted to share a hopeful holiday message from President @BarackObama.

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Tag #OFCareChallenge in your photos to show us how you’re committing to care for your community this season. Find more information on how to get started at .

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In Pennsylvania, Jenn and her grandsons stepped up to meet the #OFCareChallenge in the sweetest way. This Thanksgiving, they checked in on neighbors who are frontline workers—and delivered homemade pies to their doorsteps.

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From Paraguay to India to South Sudan, past #ObamaScholars have come from around the world to study at @Columbia and bring their civic work to the next level. Applications for our next class is now open:

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The holiday season is a time for caring for each other. And this year, it’s more important than ever.

Commit to one of the four ways you can support your community as part of the #OFCareChallenge.

Pledge your commitment at:

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The process to bring the Obama Presidential Center to Jackson Park has been a true community-led process. We’re so grateful for their work—and to celebrate this milestone that brings us one day closer to completing the federal review of the OPC.

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You’ve seen our #OFcarechallenge on social, now meet the four creative powerhouses behind each challenge's original artwork.

Get to know @_jacqueline_ill, @lizatlarge, @wadecreate, and @simonenoronha and read their advice for emerging artists

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We ❤️ this heartwarming story of Black Girls Carol—a group of Black women who have been volunteering their spare time to sing Christmas carols all over the South Side of Chicago. 🎄

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Hunger has exploded during the pandemic. Whether here at home or abroad, organizations like @grow_greater and #ObamaLeaders like @rkachungu are feeding their neighbors—but they could use your help. Take our #OFCareChallenge and volunteer at .

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Snowy days like today make us excited for the future Obama Presidential Center’s Great Lawn—a perfect place for sledding in the winter.

Have you been following our plans? Find out more at:

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Replying to @FeedingAmerica: (1/2) “You might not know what another person is going through. If I can help you, I’ll help you.”

This holiday season…

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(1/2) “You might not know what another person is going through. If I can help you, I’ll help you.”

This holiday season, Colette will pass holiday meals to elderly people in her neighborhood who have mobility or health issues using food from the food bank in her community.

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