Mar 03
Lisa Fannin, Area Director
Dungarvin Ohio

Impacting Children’s Lives with Foster Care

Image: The Berger Foster Family

  Becoming a foster parent is not for the faint of heart. It requires time, patience, and willingness to open your home and your life up to scrutiny. After completing 65 hours of required training, potential foster parents are subjected to an extensive assessment process, which requires them to prove that they are mentally … Read Full Post

Jan 12
Lukio Chagama, Support Services Coordinator
Dungarvin Ohio

Summer Fun in the Big Apple

Adventure in the Big Apple

“See you, I am going to New York on vacation” said Donald, as he was saying good bye to his roommates. It was August, 2015 and Donald was ready to say “hello” to the Big Apple. A long time employee at Goodwill Industries, Donald had been saving up for his dream vacation in New … Read Full Post

Jan 07
Jennifer Gulley, Senior Director
Dungarvin Ohio

Honoring Lives Lost in Tragedy

Completed Mid-Ohio Food Care Packages

On December 20, 2006, a tragedy occurred when a fire broke out at one of the homes in Columbus, Ohio. One of our valued direct service professionals, Peggy Porter, attempted to extinguish the fire and rescue the individuals receiving supports in the home, Tony B. and John C. All three were overcome by the … Read Full Post