The 2014 SW Ohio Thanksgiving took place in Cincinnati:

Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time: From Noon - 2:30 pm
Location: The People's Church, 220 William Howard Taft Road, Cincinnati OH 45219

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Event Sponsors:
  • The People's Church
  • Coalition of Care
  • Dave Thomas Foundation
  • Foster Care Alumni of America Ohio chapter

Additional Support and Sponsorship:
  • HEMI mentors will provide transportation as needed for their mentees
  • Home Emporium donated picnic baskets for leftovers
  • The Forgotten Initiative provided 24 gift bags for the children of foster care alumni
  • Small groups at The People's Church created 20 gift baskets, and received a donation of 300 totes
  • Montgomery County donated five gift baskets, geared toward young men
  • Saint Paul Community United Methodist Church donated pumpkins for centerpieces

Planning Committee Members:
  • Katie Deyo, The People's Church and Coalition of Care.
  • Lisa Dickson, Sarah Callihan, Laquita Howell, and Doris Edelmann, FCAA Ohio chapter
  • Val Bairnsfather, Safe Pastures Transitional Living
  • Annie Schellenger, HEMI
  • Pat McCollum, SWOFCA