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I heard great news last week from Tracy Fuchs at Family Nurturing Center, a local nonprofit that does important work in its mission “to end the cycle of child abuse by promoting individual well-being and healthy family relationships.” FNC just received a small grant from the HealthPath Foundation of Ohio funding its ‘Red Flag’ project […]

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Arizona State University students will partner with The Purple Ribbon Council on a puppet performance and video to educate school children and raise public awareness about bullying, date and domestic violence. The students will be assigned internships with Charitable Words, a nonprofit that connects nonprofits with students, volunteer professional advisors and connections to pro bono […]

Charitable Words Scholars From NKU Will Document Wordplay Poetry Project
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From left: Sara Drabik, Libby Hunter, Taylor Harris, Erin Mullins, Michele Day, Holland Rains A Charitable Words Scholars team from Northern Kentucky University’s College of Informatics will produce a documentary video for Wordplay, a Cincinnati nonprofit that provides free tutoring, literacy & creative writing programs for students K-12. The multimedia project will document students as they prepare for […]

Art Show To Benefit
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CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO Alexia Kadish watches as energy healing therapist Penny Friedman works with Ethan. Photo by Rachel Kellerman Artist and energy healing therapist Penny Friedman and Join Team Ethan will host an art show/benefit event September 12 and 21 at A. Maris Design to benefit Ethan Kadish, a teenager who was struck […]

Charitable Words Scholars Partnering With PWC To 'Ramp It Up For Veterans'
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Charitable Words Scholars will partner once again with People Working Cooperatively in its 2014 ‘Ramp It Up For Veterans’ Campaign to produce multimedia and other awareness strategies. Last year, a video produced by Charitable Words Scholar Tyler Bell, a University of Cincinnati student and Marine veteran of Iraq, was instrumental in helping People Working Cooperatively […]

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Charitable Words Scholars is partnering with Xavier University’s Williams College of Business on an innovation program to connect local businesses and nonprofits with undergraduate and MBA students in “experiential-based learning” projects.  Here is a guest post by Owen Raisch, X-LINK’s founding director. By Owen Raisch Xavier University In cities nationwide, locally-owned and independent businesses remain the […]

Engagement Adds Value To Investments In Students And Causes You Care About
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Foundation grant: A grant to Charitable Words Scholars by the Palo Alto Veterans Research Institute will allow two scholars from Northern Kentucky University to join a team at Stanford University Medical School on a video and storytelling project about research being done on veterans’ depression, anxiety and PTSD. There are many ways to support Charitable […]

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Charitable Words Founder and Editor Tom Callinan recently returned to Vietnam, where he served in 1969-70. The story of his journey was published in The Cincinnati Enquirer’s Memorial Day edition, published below. This is the back story of his decision to return, and why “Service to Those Who Served” is one of Charitable Words’ primary […]

Scholars Help Nonprofit Tell Its Stories Of Caring As Court-Appointed 'Family'
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Guardian Mitzi Kennard and Thor visit James at a Clermont County nursing home. Mitzi says she loves visiting James because he loves hunting, fishing and camping, as do her husband and sons. Thor and three other four-legged “team members” (Haylee, Mocha and Sadie) are frequent companions on visits, bringing smiles along with the guardians’ important […]

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Charitable Scholars Eleni Balli, Josie Ridgeway-Rader and Jessica Littrell have been on assignment with “Opening Minds through Art,” a program of Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center. Here is their report from the field:   Opening Minds through Art (OMA) aims to build bridges across age and cognitive barriers by creating a failure-free atmosphere, which is shared by […]