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Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families ensures that wherever American military families go, they can always feel connected, supported and empowered to thrive – in every community, across the nation, and around the globe. Strengthening America’s Military Families through Communities.You can help Blue Star Families by donating or volunteering!
Brunner Literacy Center
The Brunner Literacy Center provides free, one-on-one tutoring to adults aged 19+ who want to improve their reading, writing, and math literacy skills. We offer instruction at all learning levels, from basic letter recognition to GED test preparation and beyond.You can help the Brunner Literacy Center by donating, volunteering, biking in the Tour de Gem, running in the BLC 5K, and more!
Five Rivers Metroparks
Five Rivers Metro Parks works to protect, restore, preserve and promote the region’s environmental and agricultural resources, build active, healthy communities, Improve regional economic standing and quality of life, and promote positive youth development education and leadership skills
You can help Five Rivers Metroparks by donating, sponsoring, volunteering, and more!
Gem City Market
Gem City Market, on the corner of Salem and Superior Ave., is a vibrant, community-centered grocery store with well-trained, friendly workers (who are also owners!) who know the value of providing exceptional service. The Market has restored grocery service to Northwest Dayton for the first time in over a decade.
You can help Gem City Market by becoming a member, shopping, and more!
Levitt Pavilion Dayton
Levitt Pavilion Dayton brings people of all ages and backgrounds together to experience free high-caliber concerts and celebrate a shared sense of community. When the Levitt concerts aren’t in season, the venue is available for use by non-profits and other community groups. This further drives people to the area from throughout the metropolitan region.
You can help the Levitt Pavilion by donating, volunteering, attending an event, and more!
Life Enrichment Center
The Life Enrichment Center is a Christian-based non-profit organization working to fight the spread of addiction, hunger, and joblessness on the East Side of Dayton. The Life Enrichment Center empowers clients to transform their own lives while also encouraging them to contribute their own unique gifts to their community, because everyone has value.
You can help the Life Enrichment Center by donating, volunteering, and more!
The Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region Red Cross delivers community disaster education, first aid/CPR, babysitting training, emergency communications for every person serving in the United States Military, and other types of lifesaving training to thousands of people.
You can help the Red Cross by donating, giving blood, volunteering, and more!
Ronald McDonald House
The Ronald McDonald House and Family Rooms provide relief for thousands of families who travel from around the world seeking medical care for their critically ill children, easing their financial and emotional worries so they can focus on the health of their children.
You can help the Ronald McDonald House by donating, volunteering, and more!
Story Chain connects the incarcerated with their children. Trained volunteers produce audio files from incarcerated parents who want to read to their children. The recording is then edited and downloaded on an MP3 player for the child and the caregiver to receive.
You can help Story Chain by donating and volunteering!
St. Vincent DePaul
St. Vincent de Paul aids the homeless and impoverished by providing emergency shelter, transitional and permanent supportive housing, food, clothing, household items, and guidance in leading a self-sustaining life.
You can help St. Vincent DePaul by donating, volunteering, and more!
The Foodbank is the primary source of food for the hunger relief network in the Miami Valley. The Foodbank – the only one of its kind in the area – relieves hunger in the community through a network of partner agencies by acquiring and distributing food.
You can help the Foodbank by donating, volunteering, advocating and more!
Think Tank, Inc.
Think Tank offers a variety of training tools and coaching, designed to deepen understanding of poverty & equip participants with skills to join with people from different backgrounds to fight poverty in their community.
You can help the Think Tank, Inc. by donating, participating in an activity, and more!
United Way partners with nonprofits, businesses, and government entities to support their causes and make a positive impact on the community through a single contribution. United Way connects us all, providing real impact through quality programs, services, and initiatives.
You can help United Way by donating, volunteering, advocating and more!
YWCA, one of the oldest and largest women's organizations in the nation, combines programming and advocacy to generate institutional change in three key areas: racial justice and civil rights, empowerment and economic advancement of women and girls, and health and safety of women and girls.
You can help YWCA Dayton by donating, volunteering, attending an event, and more!