As part of his becoming a bar mitzvah, Hyde Park resident Evan Michelman raised funds to help support the creation of a play room at the Freeda Kay II House in Mt Auburn. Freeda Kay (partially named for his great-grandmother) is a project that provides permanent supportive housing to domestic violence victims.
Managing Principal of Midland Atlantic and past Talbert House Board Chair, John Silverman's energy is fueled by improving the lives of children and families across our community. He is passionate about being a father and has worked tirelessly to raise over $1M for the Fatherhood Project and Camp Possible. John was recognized as 2016 Volunteer of the Year by AFP for National Philanthropy Day.
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Caroline, a 7th grade student at Mason City Schools, won BIG Talent 2016 at Crossroads. Knowing someone who received addiction treatment services provided by Talbert House, she decided to donate half of her cash prize to the organization as an expression of support and appreciation.
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The second annual fundraising event Bowling for the Brave raised $11,000 for Parkway Center to honor local veterans. Through the generosity of sponsors, volunteers, and participants, this money will go to assist local veterans in need and successfully integrate them back into civilian life where they can be productive and independent citizens in our community.
Students in the University of Cincinnati College of Law once again included Talbert House in their annual Day of Service across the Cincinnati area. Students gathered at a newly acquired building in Walnut Hills to help do some much needed demolition and clear out to prepare for renovations.
The Hatton Foundation's relationship with Talbert House began with a generous courtyard renovation for Youth Residential. Then hearing about the success of the Fatherhood Project, they extended an offer to cover all costs associated with presenting the program's annual fundraiser for two years. Now thanks to the dedication of the Hatton Foundation, all funds raised for the Fatherhood Luncheon in 2016 and 2017 go directly to support local fathers and families through the Fatherhood Project.
Standard Textile of Reading has been a steadfast supporter of our mission and our clients for many years. We appreciate their sense of generosity and community for once again making a significant contribution of their products - including linens, towels, bedding, and blankets - to be used by the men residing at Spring Grove Center.
One good deed generates another. The employees of Mueller Roofing Distributors in Lockland designated some of their philanthropic dollars to support our mission. Inspired by the work of his team, this gift was matched dollar for dollar by the company's owner, Herb Mueller. Let's "raise the roof" for the generous employees of Mueller!
Men and women often enter our programs with nothing, but some things are essential for reentry and recovery. We're thankful to the team at The Dental Care Plus Group in Sharonville for conducting a drive of personal care items to benefit clients at Community Link and Parkway Center.
We are grateful for the continued support and contributions received by Masters Pharmaceutical in Fairfield. The company and their committed team members conducted a coat drive on our behalf last winter and continue to provide personal care items to clients at all of our residential programs.
Mike Gastright is the founder and part owner of Midwest Mechanical Systems. In 2015 his company began working at various Talbert House locations, and Mike became familiar with its many services, witnessing firsthand staff interactions with clients. He went home to his family and said, "this is an organization we should get behind." Mike and his wife, Theresa, are now regulars at Talbert House events and made a meaningful gift to the agency's 50th Anniversary Celebration.