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Our non-profit partners rely on the volunteers, donors, and participants to benefit Southwestern Ohio.

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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!
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Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities helps people, regardless of their faith, who are struggling with poverty and other complex issues.

You can help Catholic Charities by donating, advocating, and more!

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Clothes That Work

Clothes That Work provides professional clothing, image counseling and training for job seekers in Montgomery County, helping over than 27,000 men, women, and independent teens.

You can help Clothes That Work by donating, shopping at one of their boutiques, and more!

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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!

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Homefull serves adults and families at all points along the spectrum of homelessness: before, during and after. We are dedicated to our mission “to work to end homelessness by providing housing, services, advocacy, and education”.

You can help Homefull by donating, volunteering, and more!

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House of Bread

House of Bread serves hot, nutritious, lunchtime meals to anyone in need 365 days a year.

You can help House of Bread by donating, volunteering, attending an event, and more!

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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!

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Red Cross

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!

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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!

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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!

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The Foodbank

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!

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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!

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United Way

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!

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UpDayton inspires and empowers young professionals to create the Dayton, Ohio they want – a thriving place to live, work, play and learn.

You can help UpDayton by donating, volunteering, attending an event, and more!

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YWCA Dayton

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!

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Want to advertise your volunteer opportunities through SOCHE? Contact us by phone at (937) 258-8890 or by email at to request a listing!