“Duck season” is now open for Freestore Foodbank’s 23nd Annual Rubber Duck Regatta. The event, presented by Dawn, will take place before the Western & Southern/WEBN Fireworks.
Tomorrow’s philanthropists took their first steps this summer at Camp Give. The day camp run by Magnified Giving is a week-long event designed to educate, inspire and engage children in philanthropy. Campers learned how to use their time, talent and treasure to better the community; form bonds with charities and new friends while having fun.
John and Eileen Barrett hosted a pool party to salute the scholars of Boys Hope Girls Hope for their achievements during the school year.
Terence Daniels decided to volunteer as a Big Brother mentor because, he says, “I live by the idea of wanting this world to be a better place because I was in it. I wasn’t sure if I had what it takes to be a ‘Big,’ but I knew I could share my story and some of the lessons I’ve learned and pass them on.” His strategy worked. At this summer’s National Big Brothers Big Sisters gala in San Diego, he was named National Big Brother of the Year.
Families and friends from across Ohio gathered for a fun-filled day in May, with food, face painting, music and costumed superheroes, to fight neurofibromatosis, a rare genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body.
The third annual “Are You Smarter than a Fifth-Grader: A Game Changer for Kids” raised thousands of dollars to help ensure Crayons to Computers’ Free Store and Mobile Outreach Program shelves will be stocked for the 2017-18 school year.
Martha and Carl H. Lindner III have committed $500,000 to United Way of Greater Cincinnati for the Child Poverty Collaborative’s One to One Family Initiative.
Their gift will be recognized as part of United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 2017 annual campaign and, outside of United Way, is the largest and most long-term of all contributions toward the Child Poverty Collaborative.