Thursday, September 11, 2003

Here's how to get involved

Some ideas for making a difference as a volunteer in Greater Cincinnati. Find dozens of other opportunities at

Center for Peace Education

Teaches students how to create a peaceful community as well as how to constructively manage conflict.

Contact: Jill Yungbluth, 221-4863

Feast of Love

Provides goods and food to the needy. You must have your own truck or van without seats.

Contact: Karen Lane, 541-5676, ext. 167

Lighthouse Youth Services

Provides services and programs for homeless, abused and neglected youth. Offers support to families in crisis. Evenings and weekends available.

Contact: Cathy Fogelson, 961-4080

American Red Cross, disaster relief volunteer

Assists victims of floods, fires and other calamities. The Cincinnati Area Chapter is offering its Disaster Family Services training course on Sept. 27 in Blue Ash. A prerequisite home course is required.

Contact: American Red Cross, 579-3010

Abuse and Rape Crisis Shelter of Warren County

The crisis center serves victims and children who have witnessed domestic violence and sexual assault.

Contact: Sandra McGuire or Connie Wayne, 695-1751

Center for Independent Living Options

Provides support services for people with mental and physical disabilities in Greater Cincinnati.

Contact: Henry Riddle, 241-2600


Helps HIV-positive families with food, clothing, transportation, holiday celebrations and other needs.

Contact: Kelly Chambers or Dixie Sucher, 584-3571

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Connects volunteers with hundreds of opportunities. Staffers will refer you to an agency that can use your particular expertise.

Contact: United Way 211

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