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Nurturing relationships between children and their incarcerated parents is essential to their long-term well-being. This can prove difficult, however, as the parents’ absence from their children’s day-to-day life, and restricted visitation and phone privileges can make regular communication a challenge.
To help reach more families, The Storybook Project has expanded its services to include six prison facilities. The Dayton Foundation supported the expansion with a $3,000 Greenlight Grant℠ in 2017.
After 22 years in social services, Linda Fischbach searched for the next opportunity that would give her a reason to wake up every morning. She found an encore career through the Del Mar Encore Fellows Initiative and a new calling to bring together generations to tackle our region’s generational poverty issue.
The Harry A. Toulmin and Virginia B. Toulmin Fund of The Dayton Foundation awarded a $225,000 grant to help upgrade the YMCA and build the REACH Center in Xenia.
Dreams for Tomorrow - The Dayton Foundation’s 2016 Meeting Celebration Human Race Theatre Company Production.
A $200K grant from the Harry A. Toulmin, Jr., and Virginia B. Toulmin Fund of The Dayton Foundation is helping the Preschool Promise Initiative make high-quality preschool available to all Montgomery county families.
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IN HER WORDS
“When I contribute to a cause that matters to me, I'm making a difference in someone's life. A community foundation shares in this role and has the power to enhance a community through charitable giving and to connect individuals to the needs of others.” Karma Winburn, Dayton Foundation donor since 2004