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November 2015 Newsletter – Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

OACAA Newsletter - November 2015

Network News

Bounty on the Bricks raises $75K for SE Ohio Foodbank
The Athens Foundation, in partnership with the Osteopathic Heritage Foundations and the Sister's Health Foundation, recently awarded $75,000 to the SE Ohio Foodbank and Kitchen, a division of the Hocking Athens Perry Community Action Program, according to a news release. The funds are a result of the Bounty on the Bricks Fundraiser held in Athens last August – read article.

Coat distribution events held at LMHA
LCCAA partnered with the Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority to distribute winter coats to LMHA residents. Nearly 300 brand new coats in sizes 3T to adult XXL have been distributed on a first come, first served basis for children up to age 18. "We are proud of this partnership which meets a very real need in our community," said LCCAA Communications Director Carla Rodriguez.

Association Updates

OACAA website update!
OACAA exists to support its members and strengthen a unified Community Action presence in Ohio. In an effort to provide you the best resources, we are updating our website. New features will include better search options, easy to navigate menus, and dedicated member only message boards to allow you to collaborate with not only OACAA staff, but with others throughout the network…

Social Enterprise Training: Registration ends soon!
Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies and Ohio CDC Association have partnered to bring our networks social enterprise training with the Center for Social Enterprise Development on December 10th.

#GivingTuesday is December 1st!
Powered by social media, #GivingTuesday is observed the Tuesday after Thanksgiving as a way to focus year-end giving. Check out the GivingTuesday to find out more.

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OACAA 2016 Winter Legislative Conference
January 27-29, 2016 in Columbus, OH

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