Steven R. arrived at the Alvis HIRE (Help In Reentry Education) program without much hope that this program would be any better than the others he’d attended. He had already been disappointed several times by job readiness programs that promised to assist him with “successful reentry” but did not deliver when it came to job placement. Steven was willing to work hard and had marketable skills, but he was beginning to wonder if there was any hope for him in overcoming the barriers to reenter the workforce that were the result of spending 10 years in prison.
This December, the Reeb Avenue Center was featured on Fox 28’s Good Day Columbus, highlighting the annual WinterFest holiday celebration. Reporter Joe Sam interviewed the Center’s administrative team.
Watch the coverage and read the article on Fox 28
The Reeb Avenue Center was recently featured in the December issue of Columbus CEO magazine as their Non-Profit Spotlight. Board member Tanny Crane, Executive Director Ally Zahler, and Alvis CEO Denise Robinson were all quoted in the article.
Check out the article on Columbus CEO
On Valentine’s Day, the Reeb Avenue Center hosted volunteers from Central Ohio-based The Champion Companies. Volunteers distributed 300 Love Kindness cards, including a small envelope containing a daily bus pass, a Roots Café meal ticket, and directions to the Reeb Avenue Center.
Ohio State program offers seniors tuition voucher for community service
Ohio seniors who are enrolled in GIVE back. GO forward complete 100 or more community service hours at one of three area non-profits. They then earn a voucher for three free undergraduate credit hours at Ohio State…
They can choose to support either the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Mid-Ohio Foodbank or St. Stephen’s Community House…
Seniors can use the voucher for themselves or donate it to another Ohio resident.