Community Action distributes 20,000 bottles of soap across Ohio

Community Action distributes 20,000 bottles of soap across Ohio

The Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies, in partnership with the Office of Governor Mike DeWine, has coordinated the distribution of over 20,000 bottles of soap to Community Action Agencies across Ohio. Thanks to a generous donation from Bath and Body Works,...
Wrapping up the 2016 Annual Summer Conference

Wrapping up the 2016 Annual Summer Conference

Last week, OACAA held the 2016 Annual Summer Conference, which was hosted by Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron, and Richland Counties, and welcomed over 200 Community Action professionals from across the state back to Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. The...

Community Action Gives Ex-Offenders a Second Chance

Fawn’s mug shot Fawn was a drug addict and 12-time convicted felon when she turned to IMPACT Community Action in Columbus. “I was homeless and felt helpless in Cleveland, Ohio. I literally lived on the street with my addiction. My face was plastered as a...

Ex-Offender Turns Life Around and Chases His Dream

This is the story of Dante, an ex-offender who received assistance from IMPACT Community Action in his own words:”At the age of 21, I was a young man with dreams, hopes and potential, but I was also immature, irresponsible, impressionable and reckless. I made a...

Community Action Helps Homeless Woman Fulfill Her Dreams

Sandra had come from a broken home. She dropped out of school in the ninth grade, had an addictive lifestyle, had served time in prison, and was living on the streets. But thanks to Community Action, she completed her education, has a home and a great job...