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November 5, 2021

Intern Spotlight: Aydan Shepard

 

 

 

 

OSU student, Aydan Shepard, has a new perspective on his life, work, and studies after interning with the Reeb Avenue Center this summer.

Ohio State University student Aydan Shepard, of Medina, interned with the Reeb Avenue Center this past summer. Double-majoring in Sociology and Political Science, Aydan became interested with the Reeb Center after a lecture by his sociology instructor Dr.

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August 22, 2019

Visiting executives paint mural for Reeb Avenue Center as part of ASAE

By Clare Proctor

The Columbus Dispatch

Posted Aug 10, 2019 at 4:35 PM Updated Aug 10, 2019 at 4:53 PM

Tanya Kennedy rolled up her business suit in her bag and swapped it out for an old gray T-shirt, just in case any of the yellow paint meant for the canvas on the table in front of her got on her clothes.

Kennedy, who works for Matrix Group International in Washington,

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April 29, 2019

A Message from the Executive Director

Dear South Side Champions,

The Reeb Avenue Center is a thriving hub of hope for our South Side neighbors in need of a hand up––not a handout. Over the past year and a half, it has been an honor to serve as the Executive Director of one of the nation’s leading models for nonprofit collaboration and shared success. Our resource partners are as diverse and experienced as our South Side community and together we can have an even greater impact than if we stayed working alone.

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April 28, 2019

Series of Hope: “Sentenced to Hope”

Deej White was a young man troubled by obstacles put in his path since birth. It was when he first began volunteering at the Reeb Avenue Center, while incarcerated as a juvenile, that he began to find hope for his future. While on the job, Deej met Executive Director Ally Zahler had the opportunity to serve Reeb Avenue Center Board leaders Jane Grote Abell and Tanny Crane, who were impressed by his professionalism and personability––not believing he was incarcerated at the time.

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April 28, 2019

Letter from the Field

Dear South Side Champions,

One of our highest priorities as the Reeb Avenue Center team is to ensure that our neighbors and friends are being served in a genuine, relational way. We believe hope starts with connection and building strong relationships is key to building a strong community. To do that, we have been throwing parties, hosting meals, and enjoying holidays together as a South Side family! On Halloween, we hosted a “Trunk-or-Treat,” a safe alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating that where more than 500 kids walked between decorated car trunks to receive candy.

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