People tell stories about when it was scary to walk downtown, when crime was high and the lights were low, when there were more bars and massage parlors than restaurants and attractions. My memory does not go back that far. I can remember when the Carrousel was being built.
Merris and Jean Welge are behind local law enforcement 100%. To help support police officers in our community they have established two designated funds, one for the Ontario Police Department and one for the Mansfield Police Department.
On Thursday March 8 of this year 41 local citizens -- with the support of the Richland County Foundation -- are gonna take a big step forward in the re-imagination of Mansfield's central business district.
You love giving. You don't love paying taxes. The new tax structures may hold some good news for you. The answer may lie in a donor-advised fund.
The scholarship season is upon us once again. One of the many things I get to do here at the foundation is to coordinate scholarships. When I arrived last year I was shocked to find out how easy it is to apply: There are no essays, there are no personal statements, you don't need 1,000 hours of community service and there is no age restriction.
As the year draws to an end, many people are consumed with holiday plans and shopping. You might want to include a plan for charitable giving.
My job on Giving Tuesday is to be supportive, smile and direct traffic. That's it. Seriously. Smile and wave.
The opportunity is today during Richland Gives. Our local day of giving coincides with the international day of giving, #GivingTuesday.
CACY-Community Action for Capable Youth is a nonprofit agency with the mission of providing education to prevent substance abuse, bullying, and problem gambling in youth and to promote a safe and healthy community for all ages.
The Ohio Genealogical Society sees Richland Gives as an opportunity waiting to happen. What do we mean by that? The first year, we saw less than five donors. The second year, spurred by a $1,000 match by the Richland County Foundation, our pool of benefactors jumped to 20.
For over 25 years, Richland Academy of the Arts has nurtured local creative talent through an environment of safety, respect, learning, and imagination. We provide quality programming in both the Arts and Education and Development.
Nuhop, home of Camp Nuhop is a small, independent, not-for-profit, experiential education center just outside of Perrysville, OH. The first and foremost mission of Nuhop is our programs catering to children with special needs.
NCOLC: Dedicated to the Healing of Land and People. The North Central Ohio Land Conservancy Inc. is committed to protecting the natural heritage of the North Central Ohio area.¬† We protect land that is botanically significant using conservation easements and then dedicates the land as a nature preserve.¬†¬† Our preserves feature forests, prairies, waterfalls, rare species and other natural wonders.¬†¬† Much of the land we manage has well-maintained hiking trails that are open to the public.¬†¬†
Hungry to Learn? Or Just Hungry? The Student Emergency Fund and On-Campus Food Pantry serve as the first response measure for students in crisis.¬† Once the immediate need is addressed, then faculty and staff work jointly to provide support to students‚ÄĒcounseling, financial planning, assistance in finding work, or reaching out to social services.¬†
The Ohio Bird Sanctuary is a 90-acre preserve located on the headwaters of the Clear Fork Reservoir. The Sanctuary is a resource for the local community and all of Ohio residents to seek care for injured and orphaned birds of prey and songbirds
Altrusa is an international organization (founded in 1917) of business and professional leaders who volunteer their energies and expertise in projects dedicated to the betterment of their community. Membership in Altrusa International, Inc. is an honor and granted by invitation only from a club based in the local community. Locally there are 48 members.
Hello, my name is Andi King and I am the director of Youth For Christ of Richland County. I work with the juvenile justice ministry and reach out to kids who are incarcerated or who have been involved in the court system. This is such a beautiful ministry. Our group of volunteers goes into facilities to reach out to kids in extremely tough circumstances at home, school, community and neighborhoods.
he Brickyard is transforming downtown. It is the catalyst to fulfill and create public demand, increase foot traffic and investment, strengthen DMI and enhance the entrepreneurial experiences of both traditional businesses and emerging local artisans. The Brickyard is more then a stage, it‚Äôs a self-sustaining, dynamic outdoor performance space suitable for arts, entertainment, weddings, meetings, and community gatherings.
The Mansfield Aviation Club (MAC), established in 1949, is pleased to announce that it has been designated as a 501 c (3) organization and is now able to fulfill a key part of its purpose, that being to provide aviation scholarships for others to learn to fly.
The Malabar Farm Foundation serves to provide funding and resources in support of Malabar Farm State Park. The Foundation is a non-profit organization funded by charitable donations and staffed by volunteers.
On October 11, humane agents of the Humane Society of Richland County responded to a report of a neglected dog at a residence in Mansfield. Upon arrival, they found a young, emaciated mixed-breed female dog living outside in a small kennel filled with urine and feces. Situations like this are common. The Humane Society of Richland County handles an average of 1,000 cases of neglect and abuse annually.
Taking Root Farms' mission is to be a part of the solution to the growing need our community faces: providing real choice, real purpose and real living opportunities for the adult with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.
Together we can make a difference. Heartland Academy provides education and therapies for children on the Autism Spectrum.
Imagine being a small child and due to family circumstances beyond your control, you are taken from your family and put in another home. By the time you enter High School you have been moved seven times and end up dropping out of school.
Love INC of Greater Mansfield has been serving members of our community since its inception in June of 2011 by the late Bob Sterken and his wife Jane. As a result of their hard work and dedication, we can proudly say that we have grown to have fifteen church partners and we anticipate growing more in the weeks and months to come.
American Red Cross of Lake Erie Heartland is hosting this year's Festival of Trees, a holiday-themed fundraising effort which serves the emergency and disaster relief of Richland, Ashland, Huron, Lorain, Wayne Counties.
Matthew 25 Outreach Center is a rapidly growing non-profit organization based in Mansfield. M25OC is a 100% volunteer operated organization that is blessed to be a part of a collaboration of people from more than 20 churches, several local businesses, local schools and many civic organizations.
With the help of Richland Gives, the Mansfield Area Y has been able to implement and maintain a variety of programs such as; Diabetes Prevention Program, LIVESTRONG, Open Doors, and Safety Around Water. We have plans to enhance and continue all of these crucial programs into 2018 thanks to #RichlandGives and our generous supporters.
The Lucas Community Center's (LCC) mission is to provide an uplifting environment that brings hope and joy while improving the quality of life for residents of the Lucas community.
The Richland Community Development Group (RCDG) was formed by and as a group of local citizens dedicated to the enhancement, development, and future of our community's quality of life. Established to complement traditional economic efforts and empower residents to stimulate positive change through the development of volunteer community sectors.