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City-Wide Event Links to ProKids


The ProKids Young Professionals, a group which mobilizes the young professionals community in Cincinnati to act on behalf of ProKids children, is proud to partner with the Bacchanalian Society of Cincinnati to be the sole beneficiary of its fall event 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, at The Phoenix, 812 Race St., downtown

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Homecoming Hoop-la Benefits ProKids


Thanks to the University of Cincinnati Alumni Association and its Greek Alumni, ProKids will be the beneficiary this year of an evening of hoops in connection with UC’s homecoming weekend. The seventh annual Hoop-La! is a collaboration with Shroeder High School, UC alumni and alumni Greek organization members including Kappa Alpha Psi, Alpha Phi Alpha,

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Fall Fling Honors CASA Volunteers


In an evening celebrating the heart of ProKids and its community volunteers, three CASA Volunteers were named Advocates of the Year for their service to Greater Cincinnati’s abused and neglected children. Sophia Gilligan Helms of Madisonville, Wendy McCracken of Indian Hill, and Emily von Allmen of Mount Lookout each received a Darlene Kamine Advocate of

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Looking for a few good men


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By Lucy May for WCPO Insider CINCINNATI – After 32 years in corporate America, Wynndel Watts took on a new kind of job about a year ago. It doesn’t pay anything, and it breaks his heart on a regular basis. But Watts couldn’t be more pleased he decided to become a court appointed special advocate,

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ProKids featured at United Way kickoff


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As summer comes to a close, United Way of Greater Cincinnati heats up its annual campaign to improve services for our community through a variety of agencies, including ProKids. At the Fountain Square kickoff, Campaign Chair Kevin Kabat, the CEO of Fifth Third Bank, wanted to tell a story of how a volunteer in an

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SuperHero Run for Kids Fills Downtown Streets


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It was a hot August night, but it was filled with the cool energy of hundreds of ProKids supporters — many with capes, masks and utility belts, as well as “super” powers — as they joined the 2015 SuperHero Run for Kids. The event is hosted by the Young Lawyers Section of the Cincinnati Bar

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Sweat with ProKids


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Thanks to a Superhero Run for Kids partnership, SweatyBands has customized one of its popular headbands for ProKids for a limited time.  Want to take a band for a test run? Join us at the Superhero Run for Kids on Aug. 7!

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ProKids Friends of Children Create a Difference for Foster Children


ProKids Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA volunteers) create a powerful difference in our community. See how: They advocate for abused and neglected children who are in the foster care system and work to help them have permanent and nurturing homes. Recently, ProKids brought CASA Volunteer Lori Feldman center stage before more than 600 guests at

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ProKids Board President Calls on Community in Enquirer


In a May 15 Cincinnati Enquirer editorial, ProKids Board President Tom Cuni called on the community to stand up for children. Here is the text of his comments: Sunday’s Cincinnati Enquirer editorial put it this way: Outrage is easy. The Editorial Board was referring to the reaction readers expressed about the death of 2-year-old Glenara Bates,

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