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.”
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
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.
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