Tag : Building Bridges

3 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on ‘Buy Cincy’ Promotes Local Shopping

Amid the backlash against chain stores opening as early as 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day and exploiting the holidays in general, one Greater Cincinnati nonprofit has a positive and constructive alternative. Shop local and support your neighbors. The “Buy Cincy Holiday Event” is organized by the Greater Cincinnati Independent Business Alliance (CiNBA), a nonprofit dedicated to building […]

3 years, 10 months ago Comments Off on Scholars: New Assigments, A Review, And Ready for The Next School Year

It’s mid-July and classroom bells seem far away, at least to students enjoying the summer break. But Charitable Words Scholars is laying ground work to connect students with nonprofits as interns and on service learning and special assignment projects for the 2013-14 school year. Since the launch of its pilot project last fall, Charitable Words […]

So Far So Good, But Much Remains To Be Done By Charitable Words Scholars
3 years, 10 months ago Comments Off on So Far So Good, But Much Remains To Be Done By Charitable Words Scholars
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Since the launch of its pilot project last fall, Charitable Words Scholars has connected 10 students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofits in Greater Cincinnati and around the globe. Several more assignments are pending for the summer and fall. Our goal for next year is to double that number and scale up to do much more going forward. […]

3 years, 11 months ago Comments Off on Charitable Words Scholars Study, Share Lessons On Green Growing, Healthy Food
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With assignments at Gorman Heritage Farm’s Summer Farm Camp, Charitable Words Scholars moves into new territory with high school and pre-college service learning internships. We think we’ve found two winning students and a wonderful program to blaze the trail. Daniel Funk and Katelyn Berry will be working as counselors with 350 campers ages 4-18 to […]

Seeing The Roar Of The Crowd At Reds Game Benefiting The Deaf Community
4 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on Seeing The Roar Of The Crowd At Reds Game Benefiting The Deaf Community

Rain stopped the Reds-Phillies game at a scoreless tie in the middle of the 9th but that didn’t dampen the night for the crowd from St. Rita’s School for the Deaf (the Reds won the next day, 1-0). Charitable Words Scholars hosted 10 students from the school at “Dummy Hoy Night,” honoring major league baseballs’ first […]