Category: Children & Youth

Magnified Giving hosts camp for future philanthropists

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.

Mentor’s desire to make a difference leads to big BBBS honor

Terence Daniels and Terrell in San Diego

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.

Are you smarter than a fifth-grader?

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.

Through United Way gift, Lindners pledge $500,000 to fight child poverty

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.