Looking back: M&M’s nonprofit ‘coverage’ in 2023

2023 has come and gone. Below we celebrate our cover stories and the talented writers and photographers who brought these to you.

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  • Thom & Elizabeth Mariner, co-publishers
  • Tess Brown & Casey Weldon, associate editors
  • Phil Fisher, copy editor
  • Ray Cooklis, copy editor & Culture FIX contributor
  • Meg Howes, Culture FIX contributor
  • Rick Endres, Calendar & Datebook editor

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February: The Playhouse that Jack & Moe built

(Story by David Lyman. Photography by Tina Gutierrez. Cover design by Elizabeth Mariner.)

March: Bernie McKay takes reins of the Haile Foundation

(Story by John O. Faherty Photography by Amy Spasoff.)

April: Jordan Bankston of Forever Kings

(Story by Byron McCauley. Photography by Wendell Gibbs Jr.)

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May: Ryan  Mooney-Bullock of Green Umbrella

(Story by Shauna Steigerwald. Photography by Helen Adams.)

June: Women Helping Women offers survivors autonomy, empowerment

(Story by Leyla Shokoohe. Photography by Helen Adams.)

July: Dr. Paul Crosby: Bringing hope and healing to those with mental illness

(Story by John O. Faherty. Photography by Helen Adams.)

Chara-Fisher-Jackson-and-Polina-Bespalko-and-Matt-Distel

August: Chara Fisher Jackson: preparing children to thrive

(Story by Shauna Steigerwald. Photography by Wendell Gibbs Jr.)

September: In music, as in life, Polina Bespalko is on an unwavering odyssey of discovery

(Story by David Lyman. Photography by Tina Gutierrez.)

October: Matt Distel: The quiet, constant curator

(Story by David Lyman. Photography by Tina Gutierrez.)

Gail and Phillip Holloman and Fiona

November: Phillip and Gail Holloman: AFP Philanthropists of the Year

(Story by Byron McCauley. Photography by Wendell Gibbs Jr.)

December / January: ‘Fiona’: Cincinnati Zoo’s darling takes the stage in holiday musical at Ensemble Theatre

(Story by David Lyman. Illustration by Loren Long. Cover design by Elizabeth Mariner.)


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