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Nonprofit Pitches: Numbers Need A Story
6 days, 16 hours ago Comments Off on Nonprofit Pitches: Numbers Need A Story
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As I prepare to help provide guidance to nonprofits involved in Social Venture Partners Arizona’s upcoming “Fast Pitch” event, I looked back on some of what’s been written here. I focused on video storytelling, an increasingly important strategy for nonprofits. Charitable Words Scholars have produced several videos for our nonprofit partners’ events, web sites and […]

'Journey to Hope' Helps Those Facing Life Challenges Find Hope And Healing
2 months, 1 week ago Comments Off on ‘Journey to Hope’ Helps Those Facing Life Challenges Find Hope And Healing
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Charitable Words’ Project Manager and Alumni Scholar Brittany York joined Journey to Hope this past summer as an intern and is now employed part-time as the nonprofit’s Marketing and Development Coordinator. The nonprofit’s ultimate goal: “to be known as the regional place where people who are hurting and suffering as a result of life’s challenges […]

6 months, 2 weeks ago Comments Off on Charitable Words Scholars, Starfire Council Partner For “Story Soiree”
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For the second year, Charitable Words Scholars have assisted The Starfire Council in marketing, event publications and multimedia graphics for its Annual Celebration event. Starfire Council is a Greater Cincinnati nonprofit “focused on decreasing the social isolation felt by people with developmental disabilities.” Charitable Words Scholar Tyler Mechlem, a graduate of Cincinnati State, worked with […]

7 months ago Comments Off on Nonprofits Provide Safe, Affordable And Accessible Rental Housing For Disabled
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A team of Charitable Words Scholars are working to raise awareness of the important work being done by The Housing Network of Hamilton County and Partnerships for Housing. The nonprofits provide safe, affordable and accessible rental housing for people with developmental disabilities.  Project manager Brittany York and Scholars Tyler Mechlem (Cincinnati State), John Froio (Xavier University), Trace […]

Scholars Work With Urban Appalachian Coalition Writers, Artists and Musicians
9 months, 3 weeks ago Comments Off on Scholars Work With Urban Appalachian Coalition Writers, Artists and Musicians
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Charitable Words Scholars will work on a storytelling and awareness project to spread the word about The Urban Appalachian Coalition’s work in Greater Cincinnati, Charitable Words is excited to welcome two new Charitable Words Scholars — Niara Jones, a freshman biology major at Xavier University, and Maddie Greenwood, a University of Cincinnati freshman who plans […]

1 year, 1 month ago Comments Off on Alumni Planning ‘Secret And Fun’ Event For Charitable Words Scholars Fund
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Charitable Words Scholars alumni are planning a fun event in Cincinnati Dec. 17 to benefit The Charitable Words Scholars Fund. The event will be Dec. 17 at a yet-to-be-disclosed location in Cincinnati, said Brittany York, a University of Cincinnati graduate who has been involved as a Charitable Words project manager for two years. She has […]

1 year, 2 months ago Comments Off on Homeless Veterans Find Peace In Mindfulness With ‘City Silence’
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Sharing this post by Stacy Sims on her City Silence blog.  Thanks to Stacy and her team, The veterans of Joseph House and Northern Kentucky University videography student Lindsey Rudd for this important and uplifting story.   By Stacy Sims City Silence I have had the pleasure of working with the men at the Joseph […]

1 year, 3 months ago Comments Off on Charitable Words Video: Music Opens Minds, Memories of Alzheimer’s Patients
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For the past three summers Charitable Words Scholars have worked with Melodic Connections, a Cincinnati nonprofit that provides music therapy to special needs students. A video produced by Charitable Words videographer Rachel Kellerman will help two Greater Cincinnati nonprofits build awareness and support for a new program providing music therapy for Alzheimer’s patients. The 7-minute […]

1 year, 4 months ago Comments Off on Crowdfunding Campaign Aims To Bring Community Laundry To Lower Price Hill
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Over the summer, Charitable Words Scholars collaborated with Community Matters, a Cincinnati nonprofit serving the Lower Price Hill Community.  The they produced a video and crowfunding campaign to help Community Matters bring a community-based laundromat to the neighborhood to provide access to safe, affordable local laundry to serve 600 families – 90 percent of its […]

1 year, 5 months ago Comments Off on Educator Turns Reporter For Summer And Restores Her Faith In Storytelling
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Elissa Yancey, vice-chair of The Charitable Words board and volunteer advisor, was awarded a six-month long fellowship with Images and Voices of Hope, a Florida-based nonprofit that focuses on storytelling in the form of  “Restorative Narratives – a term IVOH coined to describe a genre of stories that show how people and communities are learning to rebuild […]