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Summer Day Camp an Important Tool to Combat Summer Screentime

August 06, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Summer Day Camp an Important Tool to Combat Summer Screentime

Children and teenagers spend an average of four hours a day just on television time, according to the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Add in computer time, time spent on the Internet or smart phone, and video game playing, and it’s easy to see how teens can spend a significant chunk of their waking time plugged […]

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Columbus boasts one of the lowest poverty rates among Midwest cities

June 17, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Columbus boasts one of the lowest poverty rates among Midwest cities

According to a recent report released by the Brookings Institution and presented in a recent Columbus Business First, Columbus has the lowest poverty rate among Ohio cities at 23.9% and falls under the average for the entire Midwest which is 25.1%. However overall Middle Class households are shrinking while poverty is increasing. The main service area […]

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Case Studies of the Many Barriers Facing Poor Children

April 28, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Case Studies of the Many Barriers Facing Poor Children

The Cincinnati Enquirer recently published a glimpse into the lives of children born into poverty and the many barriers they must overcome. As a compassionate society we must continue to provide a safe haven, food security, positive adult mentors and support for children who must fight against incredible difficulties. Please read this report and honor […]

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Volunteers help CCH bring new asset to the neighborhood

March 16, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Volunteers help CCH bring new asset to the neighborhood

1251 Bryden Road was built as a family home in 1891 in Olde Towne East, then a new popular street car neighborhood for Columbus’ growing well-to-do population. As time went on, the freeway system cut through the downtown neighborhoods and the wealthy left for suburbs sending the area into a long era of disinvestment and […]

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The Facts: Earning enough to make ends meet

January 21, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Facts: Earning enough to make ends meet

The Facts:  More than one-in-three residents of Franklin County struggles to meet basic living expenses without assistance. Working at minimum wage, a single parent of one child would have to work more than 100 hours a week in order to achieve minimum household sufficiency.   Our Response: The CCH  Computer Lab, Financial Fresh Start and […]

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