With capes and masks, as well as sneakers and water bottles, the 2017 Superhero Run for Kids runners and walkers took to the streets to benefit ProKids. The 21st annual event, hosted by the Young Lawyers Section of the Cincinnati Bar Association, included a 5K race as well as a kids run, games and a
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
ProKids celebrated a number of its supporters at its annual November Soiree. ProKids depends on the energy of its volunteers and the generosity of its donors to serve abused and neglected children in Hamilton County and this year expects to advocate for a record number of children thanks to a record number of volunteers. By