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Opening Day Diamond seat raffle to benefit UpSpring's Summer 360 program

UpSpring (formerly Faces Without Places) is raffling off Opening Day Diamond seats to raise money to support its education and enrichment summer program serving area children experiencing homelessness. 

Fourth round of Covington Creative Community Grants now open

The Center for Great Neighborhoods is seeking applicants for its fourth round of Creative Community Grants intended to engage and impact Covington for the better; application deadline is May 2.

National Industries for the Blind recognizes Clovernook Center as 2015 Growth Award recipient

National Industries for the Blind, the nation's largest employment resource for individuals affected by blindness, has recognized Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired with its 2015 Growth Award.

Join the March Madness at Starfire Council's 18th annual Final Four FlyAway

Starfire Council of Greater Cincinnati is gathering people together to engage in the fun of bracket challenges, local eats and drinks and live action on multiple televisions during its 18th annual Final Four FlyAway fundraiser March 19.

Random Acts of Kindness launches #Kindcash initiative

Random Acts of Kindness’ latest endeavor #Kindcash, a pay-it-forward initiative encouraging patrons of local establishments to preemptively purchase something for a customer in need, is beginning to catch on.

Skyward rolls out LiveWell NKY to improve health outcomes

Skyward recently unveiled the pilot version of community-wide initiative LiveWell NKY that aims to improve the health of Northern Kentucky residents.

Center for Great Neighborhoods launches Healthy Corner Store Initiative

Covington's Center for Great Neighborhoods recently launched an initiative to provide residents, especially schoolkids, access to healthy food choices.

LaRosa's chain raises $43,000 to help address food insecurity in winter

Local staple LaRosa’s Family Pizzeria makes it a priority to not only prepare food for its customers but to also provide funds for organizations — like the Freestore Foodbank — that take action against fighting hunger across the Tristate.

People Working Cooperatively plans final Hometown Hollywood Gala

People Working Cooperatively will host its final Hometown Hollywood Gala, which has raised $1.7 million in funding throughout the years, benefiting its Modifications for Mobility program.  

True Body Project celebrates 10-year anniversary, keeps disrupting expectations

Since its inception 10 years ago, Stacy Sims' True Body Project has created two books, a documentary film and a website by and for girls, My True Space; her City Silence gatherings continue this month.

MotherLOVE to host first workshop for grieving mothers

MotherLOVE, created for bereaved mothers by bereaved mothers, will host its first workshop Feb. 26 to give grieving mothers a roadmap of how to get from survival to living well.

Heimlich Heroes plans to double the program's child trainees in 2016

Heimlich Heroes has trained more than 25,000 kids in 37 states since its implementation in 2013 and plans to double that number by the end of 2016. 

Stepping Stones expands reach to west side

Stepping Stones increased its reach to children and adults with disabilities by expanding to the west side at the beginning of January.

Tri-State Trails preps launch of Opening Day on the Trails Challenge

The Trails Challenge will take place over seven weeks April-June and encourage families and individuals to explore trails and collect prizes upon completion.

OTR eco garden teaches local youth how to grow organic vegetables

The eco garden that sits at 1718 Main St. across from Rothenberg Preparatory Academy in Over-the-Rhine teaches neighborhood kids self-reliance through the growth of organic fruits and vegetables.
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