Category : One World

3 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on ‘Crowdfunding’ A Scholar’s Return Trip To Work For Clean Water In Nicaragua
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Charitable Scholar Brandie Potzick isn’t finished with last year’s assignment. Brandie did a great job last year on a “Serve Beyond Cincinnati” spring break trip to Nicaragua, working on clean and sustainable water projects. Her documentary about the work of Amigos for Christ continues to set a standard of excellence on Charitable Words’ You Tube […]

4 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on Charitable Words Celebrates One Year, Plans Focus Areas, Internships For 2014

It’s been a year since Charitable Words was born on a white board in a small office in an elegant but aging historic building on Main Street, Cincinnati. The office has not changed much. The world around us has plenty. And 18 Charitable Words Scholars assigned to “learning and lending a hand” with nonprofits have […]

A Guatemalan Success Story, Thanks To A Cincinnati Nonprofit's Help In Schools
4 years, 2 months ago Comments Off on A Guatemalan Success Story, Thanks To A Cincinnati Nonprofit’s Help In Schools
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Katy Volpenhein, a University of Cincinnati junior, is a Charitable Words Scholar on assignment covering media and publicity for the Cooperative for Education’s ‘Fall Fiesta’ event Oct. 12 at Paul Brown Stadium.  Cooperative for Education (CoEd) is a nonprofit organization based in Cincinnati and Guatemala City, which provides educational resources and opportunities to indigenous Mayan schoolchildren […]

4 years, 3 months ago Comments Off on Charitable Words Scholar’s Video Shows How Water Changes Lives in Nicaragua
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In the past few months, I have been working with Charitable Words Scholar Brandie Potzick on a video documentary she produced about her spring break trip to Nicaragua. Brandie, along with Charitable Words Scholars Kaytlyn Exeler and Kelsey Kennedy, traveled to Central America with Serve Beyond Cincinnati, a University of Cincinnati student group that “strives […]

4 years, 4 months ago Comments Off on Friendship, Shared Journalistic Values: Charitable Words Scholars Goes Global
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Charitable Words Scholars‘ mission is to connect students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofits in Greater Cincinnati and around the globe. Most are assigned to local projects in areas such as literacy, education, children-at-risk, serving the elderly and supporting the arts here at home. But we also believe there’s a place for learning and lending […]

Collective Action In Northside Leads To 'Telling True Stories In Tanzania' Event
4 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on Collective Action In Northside Leads To ‘Telling True Stories In Tanzania’ Event
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Seemingly disparate dreams, six-plus months of hard work and the support of hundreds of friends will culminate May 17 in Cincinnati’s Northside. Last fall, Charitable Words was launched with the mission of “sharing stories of good being done by nonprofits and common causes.” The stories would include reports from the field about trends, success stories […]