Assisting with Whole Again will be a primary focus for 2019. Other efforts in consideration are listed below.
Little Pantry efforts are beginning/continuing in the Cincinnati area. See locations HERE
NOTE: need to be diligent and mindful of “When Helping Hurts” philosophy when pursuing all actions: “in perfect harmony with the community” needs to be a goal!!!
Mt. Washington School / Oyler School / Winton Terrace opportunities
- other efforts currently underway or needing to be fostered
- Winton Terrace is dealing with air pollution issues – why not make their students a focus in other positive ways? (Greg Landsman is trying to help here)
- Pleasant Hills Academy, 1350 W North Bend Rd, 45224, is the local CPS elementary school (Resource Coordinator is Tim Walker (513) 363-4366 )
- Zip for Winton Terrace is 45232 according to Google Maps
- According to WikiPedia: Winton Hills is a neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. The population was 4,787 at the 2010 census. Winton Hills is an area in between Northside, College Hill, Winton Place and Carthage. Winton Terrace takes up most of the area’s space.
- Looks like Ms. Mo, WCPO and Tamaya Dennard may be potential leads on what might be done here? (See this article)
CURRENT ACTIVITIES; UPCOMING DISCUSSION POSSIBILITIES
Mt Washington Presbyterian Church: (sermon series in early 2019); website of activities locally plus items specific to childhood hunger
First Lutheran – Last Monday Lunch
FAST – Andrew B. (truth and reconciliation with Native Americans) – food insecurity with Black Feet nation
Organizations like Brandless are donating a meal to Feeding America with each order. My code to help people save $6 on an order of $39 or more is HERE
Time for a Bolder Child Poverty Collaborative – Byron P. White
StrivePartnership Exec. Director, Byron P. White
Freestore Foodbank – Summer Food Service Project
Brighton Center efforts with Dellisa – mobile food pantry? community garden collaboration
Child Poverty Collaborative (CPC) – Steering Committee
According to this Child Poverty Collaborative webpage, What They Do is:
We lead, partner, and support system changes to reduce poverty and improve children’s lives. In collaboration with families and community partners, the CPC seeks to ensure that people currently living in poverty move toward achieving and maintaining self-sufficiency.
Sounds like a good approach!
Xavier’s Computer Science faculty and students are working on projects with the Poverty Collaborative, including preparing by doing a Poverty Simulation!
Kroger – Zero Hunger, Zero Waste program – working with Feeding America, among others
Bread for the World – lots of good activism opportunities, including writing letters to U.S. Congress. Their website has lots of information such as hunger facts by state
Packaway Hunger – out of Indianapolis