Sleep Out! Team Spotlight – Columbus Gives Back

  Columbus Gives Back is a nonprofit committed to making volunteering easy, accessible, and fun for young adults in the Columbus community. They have a team of employees and volunteers that are coming together to Sleep Out! and support our mission. Why is your team sleeping out on April 12th, 2019? Columbus Gives Back is […]

Knock Out Poverty

Last year, United Way of Central Ohio and 40 community partners raised over $260,000 to Knock Out Poverty together! This year, the team has expanded to more than 70 players, and there are even more ways for us all to win. It is a two-week friendly fundraising competition with opportunities for organizations to win up […]

Sleep Out! Team Spotlight – Starr Avenue Superstars

Kellie and Pete, along with their teenage niece, make-up the Starr Avenue Superstars, just one of the many teams sleeping out on April 12th, 2019 at COSI. Learn more about them and why they are participating! Why is your team sleeping out on April 12th, 2019?  We are participating in Sleep Out! because there are homeless […]

Walk with a Doc

Three of our young people (ages 17-22) in our Transitional Living Program participated last night in a walk and conversation with a health specialist. The topic was stress reduction, which is very difficult for our young people who have been recently homeless and/or victims of domestic violence. The therapist had them identify their stress tolerance […]

Love and Healthy Relationships – Jaida Green

Written by: Jaida Green, MSW, LSW, Family Support Program Therapist Love: [noun] “Strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties” (Merriam-Webster, 2019). Such a simple definition for a complex topic. Love is complex issue that people of all ages, races, and gender are faced with on a daily basis. This is especially true […]