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Heart Ball Shows How to Succeed at Virtual Fundraising

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In March, the leaders of the Youngstown chapter of the American Heart Association found they had weeks […]

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Heart Ball Shows How to Succeed at Virtual Fundraising

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In March, the leaders of the Youngstown chapter of the American Heart Association found they had weeks […]

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Nonprofits Adjust Operations in Wake of Virus

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Like all entities during the coronavirus outbreak, nonprofits are being challenged to change the way they do […]

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Nonprofit Helps Salem See the ‘Brightside’

SALEM, Ohio — Once a month a line of people can be seen stretching down the sidewalk of Broadway Avenue […]

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Hile Does It for the Smiles

SALEM, Ohio — Jamie Hile works full-time as a registered nurse and has three children, so it’s safe to say […]

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Down Syndrome Association Was Born from Need

BOARDMAN, Ohio — Seven years ago, Sandee Timmerman’s niece came to her with what had become a bittersweet announcement: her […]

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Marlena Timmerman Brings Greetings, Hope

By Michael Moliterno It’s understandable if a new parent expresses worry over the responsibility of raising a child. It’s a […]

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Hearing Missions Reconnects People

By Michael MoliternoYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Wanda Drahos sits quietly in her chair while Dr. Megan Annis sets her hearing aids […]

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Giving Back Is More Than a Job for Ball

By Michael Moliterno While interviewing for a job at the Centers for Hearing Care in Boardman, Gibby Ball found her […]

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Hoyt Center Mixes the Arts with Purpose

By Michael MoliternoNEW CASTLE, Pa. — It takes several minutes of walking – mostly uphill – for Carol Daviei to […]

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Wildlife Artist Keeps Students Coming Back

By Michael MoliternoNEW CASTLE, Pa. — With a pale fall sunlight filling the classroom, all attention is on Jocelyn Beatty […]

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Walnut Grove Provides Place for All to Play

By Jeremy Lydic CANFIELD, Ohio — If ever there is a question why the board members for The Walnut Grove […]

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Butler’s Docents Serve as ‘Face of the Museum’

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — From school children to senior citizens to babies in strollers, volunteer docents serve the […]

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TAG Displays the Art of Partnerships

By Jeremy Lydic WARREN, Ohio — On the last day of Summerfest 2019, five students sit at a table in […]

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In Retirement, Art Feeds Sferra’s Creative Soul

By Jeremy Lydic WARREN, Ohio — In the basement of the Trumbull Art Gallery downtown, six artists sit at long […]

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Piggyback Supports Families Facing Adversity

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When Warning Signs Surface, They Intervene

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Warren Family Mission Offers Shelter, Food, Recovery

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Boys & Girls Clubs Encourages Youth to Reach Full Potential

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Common Wealth Plants Sustainability on Elm Street

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United Returning Citizens Guides Transition for Ex-Felons

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Art Education for Those ‘Who Need it the Most’

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Nonprofits Reassess Impact, Funding Sources

By Jeremy Lydic YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Come 2019, changes to the way nonprofit organizations report the results of grant-funded programs […]

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The Way Station Makes Lifelong Impact

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Merger Gives YWCA Mahoning Valley Greater Impact

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Creating Opportunity with Training and Clay

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Walker Shapes Clay and Learns Lessons for Life

By Jeremy Lydic SHARON, Pa. — To some, the process of “throwing clay” might seem perfectly straightforward: Put the clay […]

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YMCA’s Impact Goes Well Beyond Fitness

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Tom Gacse & Loretta Pflug, YMCA of Youngstown

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Animal Welfare League Finds ‘Forever Homes’

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France Teaches Kids Pet Responsibility

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Flying High Creates Second Chances

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Inspiring Minds Alumni Inspire Others to Follow

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Developing the Potential in Every Child

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