Robert Brundage Award to Sherry Tripepi

Northwest Ohio Community Shares presented Sherry Tripepi with the Robert Brundage Award at its annual Share-A-Glass event at Gathered Glass (Downtown Toledo) in February 2016. Sherry is deserving of this recognition for her work with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) communities of Northwest Ohio as well as for…

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Share Our Dreams

Northwest Ohio Community Shares is pleased to host the 2016 Share Our Dreams at the Ward Pavilion at Wildwood Metropark on Thursday June 23, 2016. Join us as we share the stories of our member agencies and the work they do year round for the Northwest Ohio Community. Live and…

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Welcome our new Executive Director Laura Harrison!

Northwest Ohio  Community Shares (NOCS) is pleased to announce the selection of Laura Harrison as its new executive director. Steve Wagener, NOCS Board Chair, stated: “We are very pleased to announce this appointment.  Laura will bring leadership, creativity, and a strong commitment to our mission and our member agencies.” Laura’s…

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Farewell, Laura!

It is with a mixture of sadness and gratitude that the Board of Northwest Ohio Community Shares (NOCS) has announced that Laura Harrison is leaving her position as Executive Director to move to Arizona. Her husband, Kyle, has landed an amazing job. During her tenure, Ms. Harrison showed dedication to…

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Share Our Dreams a Magic Success!

Community Shares Fundraiser Celebrates Work of 26 Toledo Area Nonprofits Toledo, OH – June 5, 2015-Northwest Ohio Community Shares celebrated the community work of the 26 nonprofit agencies in its federation on Thursday, June 4, 2015, with its annual Share Our Dreams fundraiser held at St. Clement’s Hall on Tremainsville…

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Robert Brundage Award to Jennifer Jarrett

Northwest Ohio Community Shares has named Jennifer Jarrett, Deputy Director of the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo as the recipient of the 2015 Robert Brundage Award. The Award honors local advocates who exhibit dedication, integrity, and honorable service and have had a significant and longstanding effect on our community. Steve…

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Join us for Share-a-Glass — February 5, 2015

The Fifth Annual Share a Glass recognition event — where we lift a glass in salute to our workplaces, donors and agencies — is scheduled for Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 5 pm in the Lois M. Nelson Theatre at the Collingwood Arts Center (2413 Collingwood Boulevard, Toledo Ohio). Appetizers,…

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Thanks for supporting #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday is a national day of giving back. Here at Community Shares, it is a day to show how thankful we are for the many unsung heroes that work in our community everyday providing warm socks for cold feet, mentors to provide guidance, reclamation and recycling for a cleaner…

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Thanks for Sharing Our Dreams! (2014)

A steamy night in northwest Ohio saw another successful Share Our Dreams fundraiser for Northwest Ohio Community Shares. Over 200 folks came out to celebrate and support the work of our member agencies. Toledo Harley-Davidson once again hosted us at their showroom and parking lot on West Central Avenue on…

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Welcome two new member agencies

Northwest Ohio Community Shares proudly welcomes two new member agencies: Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio and Josina Lott Residential and Community Services. Both agencies were accepted at our March Board meeting and will appear on our Campaign Pledge List for this fall’s workplace-giving campaign. Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio, Inc.,…

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