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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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We’re on the lookout for unique items for potential acquisition and possible display in the Obama Presidential Center Museum. Have an #ObamaKeepsake for us to consider? Share your information here:

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For Cory Williams and the Isiserettes Drill and Drum Corps of Des Moines, Iowa, this #ObamaKeepsake is a connection to the pride they felt as they marched in @BarackObama’s 2013 #InaugurationDay Parade, seven years ago today.

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When the Obama Presidential Center opens on the South Side of Chicago, visitors will be able to learn about our nation’s first African-American President and First Lady. On #InaugurationDay, hear @LeahRigueur recall the Obama’s historic path to the White House.

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"To @JoeBiden—the scrappy kid from Scranton who became Delaware's favorite son—you were the first decision I made as a nominee, and it was the best." —@BarackObama

Congratulations to @JoeBiden, who will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States today at noon.

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Today, millions of Americans will answer Dr. King’s call to help others through acts of service.

This #MLKday, share how you’re serving your community today—whether in big or small ways—in the comments below. Still need ideas? Visit

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Happy birthday, @MichelleObama!

In honor of her birthday, learn more about how the Obama Presidential Center will enrich the community she grew up in at

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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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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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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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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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