Tag : volunteer advisors

Charitable Words, Against The Grain Scholars collaborate on 'Photo Voice'
8 years, 3 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 […]

9 years, 1 month ago Comments Off on Miami University Gerontology Students Find Joy In ‘Opening Minds Through Art’

Charitable Scholars Eleni Balli, Josie Ridgeway-Rader and Jessica Littrell have been on assignment with “Opening Minds through Art,” a program of Miami University’s Scripps Gerontology Center. Here is their report from the field:   Opening Minds through Art (OMA) aims to build bridges across age and cognitive barriers by creating a failure-free atmosphere, which is shared by […]

9 years, 2 months ago Comments Off on Your Engaged Giving, Collective Action Return Big Impact On Small Investments
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What would you think about getting a 200 percent return on investment on your charitable contributions? A hundred dollars returns twice that in social impact or helps a student with the rising costs of college. A thousand or two and you – or you and a group of friends – helps a student help a […]

Charitable Scholars On Assignments, 'Learning And Lending A Hand'
9 years, 2 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 […]

9 years, 3 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 […]

Glassblowers Create Art For Alzheimer's
9 years, 4 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 […]

9 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on Brittany York Joins Charitable Words
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Charitable Words welcomes Brittany York as project manager as we prepare to build on “Learning and “Lending a Hand” programs in 2014. More to come soon, but look for expanded Charitable Words Scholars internships with more nonprofit and college partners and increased engagement by a growing network of volunteer advisors. And, of course, many more […]

9 years, 6 months ago Comments Off on Engagement As Gold As Giving Dollars: Join Charitable Words Scholars Advisors
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Imagine a student intern assigned to awaken the memories and engage in the wonders of life with an 80-year-old dementia patient. Put an advisor with a doctorate in person-centered care for the aging at her side. Imagine a 20-year-old journalism student assigned to a media campaign for a nonprofit’s fundraising event. Experienced writers, photographers and […]