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Share-A-Glass Thanks the Community

By | 2017-03-23T13:59:04+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|General|

Northwest Ohio Community Shares held its seventh annual Share-a-Glass event on February 23, 2017 at Toledo Bikes (1114 Washington Street, Toledo) to celebrate and honor individuals and workplace organizations that make the fall workplace giving campaign possible. We chose Toledo Bikes because they honor our beloved Dr. Bob Brundage – who rode his bike everywhere [...]

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Robert Brundage Award to Pat Tansey

By | 2017-03-23T12:44:37+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|General|

The 2017 Brundage Award was presented to Patrick Tansey, a two-time finalist for the Jefferson Awards.  Pat has been a valuable member of Community Shares for a number of years.  He has never missed a Shares event!    He is the founder of the Collingwood Arts Center and he can be found there almost every day [...]

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Robert Brundage Award to Sherry Tripepi

By | 2017-03-22T16:00:21+00:00 June 1st, 2016|General|

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 her contributions as a Social [...]

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Share Our Dreams

By | 2017-03-22T16:00:45+00:00 June 1st, 2016|General|

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 Silent Auctions, Soul Food, and [...]

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Welcome our new Executive Director Laura Harrison!

By | 2016-06-01T14:02:06+00:00 August 12th, 2015|General|

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 experience in the nonprofit sector [...]

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Farewell, Laura!

By | 2017-03-22T15:59:57+00:00 August 2nd, 2015|General|

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 her position, passion for our [...]

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Share Our Dreams a Magic Success!

By | 2016-06-01T15:06:57+00:00 April 21st, 2015|General|

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 in Toledo. Share Our Dreams [...]

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Robert Brundage Award to Jennifer Jarrett

By | 2016-06-01T15:07:33+00:00 February 5th, 2015|Events, General, News|

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 Wagener, Community Shares Board President, [...]

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

By | 2015-04-21T11:48:29+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|General|

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, desserts and a cash bar [...]

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Thanks for supporting #GivingTuesday

By | 2015-08-02T18:53:07+00:00 November 25th, 2014|General|

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 world, shelter and rehab for [...]

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