Each year CCW members submit nominations for local nonprofit organizations that align with CCW’s mission, offering women of all ages spiritual growth, philanthropic endeavors, volunteerism, and friendship through personal involvement in projects and activities that have a focus on helping women and children in our community. Finalists are selected at the year-end meeting in the spring.
2019 grant recipients received a $500 grant to assist them in continuing their important work.
We are pleased to announce the 2019 grant recipients. Each of the following organizations will receive a $500 grant to assist them in continuing their important work.
Grace Place is a beautiful home located in College Hill that has offered shelter to women and children in the Catholic Worker tradition for nearly two decades. Grace Place is a part of CAIN (Churches Active in Northside) and partners with Interfaith Hospitality Network, in a collaborative effort to provide shelter to women and children in transition from homelessness.
Assistance League of Greater Cincinnati’s programs are created, managed, and delivered by Assistance League of Greater Cincinnati members and are designed to meet the needs of adults and children in our community. They serve public and parochial schools, colleges, hospitals, and women’s shelters throughout the Greater Cincinnati area.
St Leo the Great Parish, located in the North Fairmont neighborhood of Greater Cincinnati, has become a haven for a diverse population of refugees, immigrants, and native Cincinnatians. St Leo provides many programs and services for their parishioners as well as the poor and disadvantaged in our city including a food pantry, mattress ministry, English as a Second Language program well as serving their refugee and immigrant populations in many other different ways.
Safe Families, a program through the Coalition of Care based in Cincinnati, is a movement of hospitality and compassion, whereby safe, loving families voluntarily host children for short periods of time, to be a blessing to the birth parents as they work to recover from various levels of crisis or dysfunction. The ultimate goal of Safe Families is the successful reunification of children with their parents.