The vision of The Raymond John Wean Foundation is empowered residents creating a healthy, vibrant, equitable and economically stable Mahoning Valley. We leverage a powerful combination of support, alignment and partnerships to advance community-building in underserved communities of the Mahoning Valley.
President, Jennifer Roller stopped by to read to the children of the Summer Reading Program put on by the B.R.I.D.G.E. Barber Initiative where K-3rd grade kids participated.
B.R.I.D.G.E Barber's goal is to help create a bridge to cover the gap between learning in school, learning at home and learning during summer vacation by offering alternative incentives to encourage kids to read more, such as free haircuts, designs or complimentary grooming tools.
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President, Jennifer Roller shared her joy of reading with students in grades K-6th in collaboration with the Youngstown Afterschool Alliance's 'Dare to Read' campaign. The event was open to parents, community members and administration of Youngstown City Schools District to remind children of the benefits of reading.
YNDC CREATES OVER 100 HOMEOWNERS!
These homeowners have participated in a combination of YNDC’s HUD-Approved Housing Counseling and Education, Community Loan Fund, and Strategic Acquisition and Rehabilitation programs.
Our vision of empowered residents creating a healthy, vibrant, equitable and economically stable Mahoning Valley happens best when we’re all informed. To that end, our goal is to keep you connected to the Foundation’s latest news about support, alignment and partnerships.