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8 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on Beyond Financial Hardship On Students, ‘College Bubble’ A Danger To All Of Us
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It was great to see the impressive reporting in Sunday’s Enquirer by Cliff Peale on an important story. “The College Bubble” reported on the cost of student debt, not only to students but the nation in general. It’s a $986 billion bubble that poses danger to the national economy, much like the Internet bubble in […]

Our Scholars Are Changing Their World, The Word 'Acetylenic' Won't Stop Them
8 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on Our Scholars Are Changing Their World, The Word ‘Acetylenic’ Won’t Stop Them
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Charitable Words Scholars Sarah Jernigan, Tia Garcia and advisory board member Elissa Yancey are amazing people who do a lot of important things to change the world. Charitable Words was proud and privileged that they represented our team at the Literacy Network’s 23rd annual Spelling Bee Thursday night at the Holy Grail restaurant on Cincinnati’s bank’s restaurant row. Quality people: […]

Seeing The Roar Of The Crowd At Reds Game Benefiting The Deaf Community
8 years, 6 months 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 […]

8 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Arthritis: Not ‘A Little Old Lady’s Disease’
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Details to come, but I am pleased to announce that a Charitable Words Scholar will be assigned to the Arthritis Foundation Bone Bash this fall.  The deal was sealed during an inspirational lunch with that organization’s leadership last week. These caring and committed people are thinking big and I love that. I’m not in a position to share details on their behalf, […]

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Charitable Words is an All-Star Sponsor of Dummy Hoy Night at Great American Ballpark Tuesday, April 16 at 7:10 p.m.  Charitable Words Scholars will be there, along with 10 students from St. Rita’s School for The Deaf to see the Reds take on the Phillies. Adapted from a Hearing Speech and Deaf Center release: Reds center […]

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Video of the humanitarian work being done by Amigos for Christ in Nicaragua.  Its work will be one of the areas of focus for the University of Cincinnati’s Serve Beyond Cincinnati student group. Three University of Cincinnati students will be heading to warm weather and sunshine for spring break. But they won’t be lazing by the pool or […]

Millennials: A Generation Hungry To Help
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With six Charitable Scholars funded and on assignment, this dream of connecting students interested in humanitarian work with nonprofits and common causes in need is becoming a reality. Hopefully, at least six more will be assigned soon. Our goal for 2013 is to have 18 on the job. That will provide a critical mass of Scholars alumni. […]

Literacy Network: A Good Story, Told Well
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In previous posts, Charitable Words discussed the importance of having a strong story to convey the importance of your cause and the effectiveness of your efforts. In the words of nonprofit communications expert Lori Jacobwith: “No numbers without stories, no stories without numbers.” Donors and supporters look for measurable “outcomes” — the scale of the […]

8 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on Hard Lesson In Life: Fail Often, Fail Early
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In a small office on Main Street in downtown Cincinnati, with a laptop, hot spot and white board, Charitable Words was created in the fall of 2012. I had an idea of what it might be but no clue how to do it. As a graduate student, I studied the concepts behind entrepreneurship and social […]

Helping Students Of All Ages Learn
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Charitable Words Scholar Sarah Jernigan, a University of Cincinnati junior majoring in Communications, is on assignment at the East End Adult Education Center. The Center provides General Education Development (GED) instruction, college preparation and job and career counseling. The center currently has 65 students enrolled and has served 7,600 students of ages 16 to 75 […]