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WRHF Promotes New Initiatives

Latest Grants Back Programs to Advance Youth Rehabilitation, Infant Health Youngstown, Ohio – A $100,000 grant from the Western Reserve Health Foundation will help the Mahoning County Juvenile Court launch a new program to identify and recommend treatment for drug and mental health issues in the families of young offenders. Meanwhile, a foundation grant of …

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CFMV Releases 2014 Annual Report

It’s out. The Community Foundation’s 2014 annual covers highlights of the year in words and pictures, including short articles about some of the organizations and causes that have received grants from the Community Foundation and its supporting organizations.

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CFMV Announces $136,000 in Quarterly Grants

Latest Awards Support Parent Mentors, Take-Home Backpacks, More Youngstown/Warren, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley today announced the award of $136,000 in grants to 18 nonprofit organizations across Mahoning and Trumbull counties for the quarter ended September 30. The largest grant was $10,000 for D&E Counseling Center’s Upstream Plus program, a home-based …

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Philanthropy Leaders Urge Giving on ‘Giving Tuesday’

Youngstown/Warren, Ohio – Local philanthropy leaders are encouraging Mahoning Valley residents to observe “Giving Tuesday” by donating to their favorite nonprofit organizations on December 2, the Tuesday that follows “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday.” “While shopping for the people you love, think about a charity or cause that’s close to you,” said Shari Harrell, president …

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Appreciation, Pride Mark Community Foundation Week

(Versions appeared recently in the Letters sections of the Vindicator and Tribune Chronicle.)  By Shari Harrell, President Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley Since this is Community Foundation Week (Nov. 12-18), I am writing to express our foundation’s deep appreciation for the hundreds of Mahoning Valley residents who have donated money and time to the …

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Valley Youth Advocates Gather to Hear from Experts

Swanston Fund Brings Innovations, Ideas to Locals Who Serve Children Nearly 100 public officials, teachers, counselors, agency officials, social workers and others who work with at-risk children gathered here today for a day-long session of information and inspiration. “Innovations: Evolving Approaches to Youth Development” was presented at the D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor …

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Swanston Speaker to Encourage Active Living

Innovations Conference Keynoter Says Environment Can Lift Kids’ Health Lecturing children on the benefits of regular exercise won’t necessarily change their sedentary habits, but creating pedestrian-friendly environments that support walking and other physical activity will. That’s the message Mark Fenton, a public health consultant and associate professor at Tufts University in Boston, will bring to …

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CFMV Announces New Staff Members

Youngstown/Warren, Ohio – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley today announced the addition of three staff members. Linda Kostka was named coordinator of development and donor services. Casey Bertolette was named coordinator of supporting organizations and grant-making, and Janet Byrne was named office manager. The three fill new positions created after three previous posts …

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CFMV Address Changes With Temporary Move

The Community Foundation offices have recently moved, on a temporary basis, to a new space on the 4th floor of the Commerce Building in downtown Youngstown. Our address for now is: 201 E. Commerce St., Suite 450, Youngstown, OH 44503 Only the suite number has changed, and it will revert back to Suite 150 when …

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Miladore, Robinson Join WRHF Board

Youngstown, Ohio – The Western Reserve Health Foundation, which awards grants to programs that meet health needs in Mahoning County, has added Dr. Michael J. Miladore and Dr. Keisha T. Robinson to its board of directors. Dr. Miladore is an orthopedic surgeon in Youngstown. He has practiced in the Mahoning Valley for more than 25 …

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