More than 600 people gathered the morning of May 10 to learn about the challenges Hamilton County faces in reaching more abused and neglected children — and how ProKids is making a difference in meeting those challenges. With a record-setting 224 volunteers speaking up for 757 children in 2016, ProKids needs the community’s support to
Amy Merrell, an early investor in Rhinegeist, inspired a special brew: Amy, an elegant, Belgian-styled beer. After her death in 2015, she inspired her sister, Liz Ricci, to create an endowment for ProKids — the first endowment for the organization. “The work of ProKids is breaking the cycle of child abuse and neglect” Liz Ricci said. “If these
Former Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge David Grossmann recently died. Tracy Cook remembered his legacy in this recent Cincinnati Enquirer “Lives Remembered” article. Read more.
Thanks to the coverage in Movers & Makers, celebrating our recent award recipients, and the incredible year so many people made possible. Read more on our site here.
Join your neighbors in speaking up for abused and neglected children. Read more.
A collection of children’s shoes, donated to Hamilton County Job & Family Services, which oversees thousands of children, will benefit our community’s abused and neglected children. Read more.
The number of neglected and abused children coming into the Hamilton County juvenile court system has skyrocketed in the last two years. In 2015, the number of new complaints filed by county social workers to remove children from their homes spiked by 34 percent and that number is on par this year. The heroin epidemic
At ProKids, we know that every day, one of our volunteers makes a difference in the life of a child. It’s no small thing. Our children have endured abuse and neglect, traumatic experiences that no child should ever have to face. When a ProKids CASA Volunteer is in a child’s life, there is a chance