Tag : storytelling

2 years, 1 month 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 […]

Charitable Words, Against The Grain Scholars collaborate on 'Photo Voice'
2 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Charitable Words, Against The Grain Scholars collaborate on ‘Photo Voice’

Students involved in “Photo Voice,” left to right: Aaron Ney (8th Grader at Madeira Middle School), Quy’lier Roland (7th Grader at St. Francis Seraph School), Matt Megois (8th Grader at Madeira Middle School), Mark Goodly (Sophomore at Taft High School), Charlie Schmitz (8th Grader at Madeira Middle School), Kiara Carson (Freshman at Seton High School) – Photo by Charitable Words […]

Art Show To Benefit
3 years ago Comments Off on Art Show To Benefit “Energy Healing” Of Teen Recovering From Lightning Strike
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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 […]

Scholars Help Nonprofit Tell Its Stories Of Caring As Court-Appointed 'Family'
3 years, 4 months ago Comments Off on Scholars Help Nonprofit Tell Its Stories Of Caring As Court-Appointed ‘Family’

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 […]

Charitable Scholars On Assignments, 'Learning And Lending A Hand'
3 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on Charitable Scholars On Assignments, ‘Learning And Lending A Hand’

Charitable Scholars and alumni are on jobs with several area nonprofits as the “Learning and Lending A Hand” program matures into its second year. Their contributions are adding up in measurable terms of collective impact. Students, and the engagement of a network of volunteer professional advisors, are providing valuable resources to nonprofits in need. It’s […]

3 years, 6 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 […]

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on Nonprofits Honored at SVP’s Fast Pitch
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By Brittany York Three nonprofit organizations were recognized and rewarded for their work at the Social Venture Partners Fast Pitch program Wednesday night at The Art Academy of Cincinnati. Faces without Places won top honors and a $5,000 grant sponsored by The Strive Partnership. The Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky was awarded $1,500 by Charitable […]

3 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on ‘Handbags for Hope’ To Benefit Literacy

By Brittany York Thursday evening will bring more than 300 individuals together for a celebration—not just a celebration in the literal sense with cocktails, food and auction items—but also, and more importantly, a celebration of the stories shared by those who are a testament to the efforts and work being done by the Literacy Network […]

Glassblowers Create Art For Alzheimer's
3 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on Glassblowers Create Art For Alzheimer’s

University of Cincinnati communications major Rachael Shepler is on assignment with The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati. Jim Callaway, a professional news and commercial photographer, is a Charitable Words volunteer advisor. Here is Charitable Words project manager Brittany York’s report on Rachael’s first “professional” photo assignment. By Brittany York, Charitable Words Charitable Words Scholar Rachael Shepler […]

3 years, 10 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 […]