2020 Exemplary Program Awards ceremony held virtually

2020 Exemplary Program Awards ceremony held virtually

2020 Exemplary Program Awards ceremony held virtually  The Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies, in partnership with Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, awarded two Exemplary Program Awards during the 2021 Virtual Winter...
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...
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...

Community Action Helps People and Changes Lives

Wendy Carter worked for several years in human resources, but decided to leave that career to spend more time raising her three daughters. She doesn’t regret that decision, which happened just as her husband Allen’s work as a self-employed contractor...

Computer Training Helps Unemployed Dayton Man Land a Job

During a period of unemployment, the 55-year-old Kevin nearly became homeless after his electric and gas services went through the disconnection process. Though he had access to a home computer, he didn’t know what to do with it. Kevin decided learning to...