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,...
Exemplary Program Awards 2019

Exemplary Program Awards 2019

Three Community Action programs awarded Exemplary Program Awards During the 2020 Winter Legislative Conference in January, three Community Action programs were recognized as exemplary for their highly effective and innovative programs that have made a substantial...
Recovering from the Memorial Day Tornadoes

Recovering from the Memorial Day Tornadoes

Twenty-one tornadoes ranging from EF0 to EF4 were counted across west- and south-central Ohio during Memorial Day weekend. Winds as high as 170 mph came quickly and hit hard, one of which—now labeled as the strongest tornado in Montgomery County’s history—destroyed 19...
Staff Spotlight, January 2018

Staff Spotlight, January 2018

OACAA would like to thank Ms. Fox for her contributions to the Community Action mission. Name. Jacqueline Fox Title: Chief Executive Officer Agency: West Ohio Community Action Partnership Time with Community Action: 32 years Jacqueline Fox, CEO of West Ohio Community...
John “Tim” Donnellan retires after 39 years of service

John “Tim” Donnellan retires after 39 years of service

After 39 years of service, John “Tim” Donnellan retired from Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area on August 1, 2017, where he served as President and CEO since 1978. Prior to joining the War on Poverty, Donnellan served on active duty in the US Army...