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Rhinegest Event Builds Amy Merrell Endowment


The 2018 Rhinegest Charitable Suds event brought a crowd to the OTR brewery for the third year in a row. The event was part of the continuing funding of the Amy Merrell Steps to Success Endowment, designed to sustain ProKids into the future and enable young people aging out of the child protection system to

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What Can WE Do?


Link to publication in the Cincinnati Enquirer on Jan. 29, 2018 By Tracy Cook, ProKids Executive Director The story out of California is heart-breaking: 13 siblings who were allegedly chained and starved by their parents. But also heart-breaking is the news that some neighbors thought something was wrong, like when they saw the siblings eating

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Thanks for Making our Annual Campaign a Success!


Thank you to the over 200 donors who made our year-end campaign a huge success! Your donations were doubled through the generosity of JTM Food Group. 2018 is off to a great start for our children! If you missed the annual campaign, you can still make a difference for abused and neglected children in our

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Poverty in Cincinnati Impacts Children


WLWT 5 reported on the latest U.S. Census statistics and for Greater Cincinnati’s children, the news isn’t good. But as ProKids Executive Director Tracy Cook notes, the community can help. Find out about volunteering with ProKids at one of our upcoming information sessions. http://www.wlwt.com/article/survey-finds-nearly-100000-children-live-in-poverty-in-greater-cincinnati/14383372  

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JTM Generosity Adds Spark to ProKids Annual Campaign


ProKids annual campaign donors, who traditionally give each December to support Hamilton County’s abused and neglected children, will have more impact this year. JTM Food Group has generously provided funds to match up to $50,000 in end-of-the-year donations. JTM, headquartered in Harrison, which was honored this year with induction to the Goering Center’s Greater Cincinnati

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Taylor and Her Sisters


In this video, you’ll learn about Taylor and her family and the impact of a ProKids CASA Volunteer named Donald. (Please click on the title to see the video.) A Chance at a Childhood

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Fall Fling Celebrates CASA Volunteers


Three ProKids volunteers were recently honored at the annual Fall Fling with the Darlene Kamine Advocate of the Year award. At the same event, ProKids CASA Volunteers were sworn in by Hamilton County Juvenile Court Administrative Judge John Williams. The 2017 Advocate of the Year awards were presented to: Beth Adele Katerberg, who has been [...]

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CASA Volunteer Inspires Others with United Way


United Way of Greater Cincinnati is getting ready for its annual campaign and is featuring the work of ProKids, one of its community partners. Volunteer Cindy Douglas is featured in this impact video. United Way told ProKids “Cindy has been an incredible asset to our storytelling efforts, and we are grateful for her and for you.”    

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Childhood Saved: The hurt and healing continue


For the past year, writer Lucy May and artist Kevin Necessary have looked at the experiences of three girls growing up in Cincinnati as they were removed from their home and adopted by their grandparents. They have experienced trauma — and lost their mother to a heroin overdose and their father to alcoholism — but

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