A Special Gift

2021 A Special Gift campaign closed on December 31. There will be an opportunity to support the 2022 effort in the fall. 

For the past two years donors have embraced A Special Gift – Collection of Wishes sharing it with friends and family to make a collective impact in our region. THANK YOU to the 2021 Giving Circle members for contributing the match and reviewing applications for A Special Gift:


Ron Bates and Randy Lasley


Sherrie and Fred Heyse


Jim and Jenny Berg


Sandy Riegler


Vince Dong and Debbie Reichel


Matt, Ava and Parker Scherocman


Bruce and Lia Hager


A Special Gift – Collection of Wishes raised a collective $133,310 for the following organizations:

Brighton Center, Inc. $10,185
Central Clinic Behavioral Health  $9,600
DCCH Center for Children & Families  $18,800
Family Nurturing Center  $9,800
Hope House Rescue Mission $10,700
Inter Parish Ministry, Inc. $10,750
Interfaith Hospitality Network $21,250
Lighthouse Youth and Family Services $13,175
Tender Mercies


YWCA of Greater Cincinnati, Inc. $10,650


Interested in being a part of the giving circle in 2022? For more information, please contact Felicia Zakem, Sr. Philanthropic Advisor.