Fund Toledo’s future

Toledo’s Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) seeks to engage community and connect with area leaders in support of Toledo development. Hosting a fun-filled fundraiser, Spotlight on Community Development: Cultivating Leadership, Toledo LISC is seeking to raise funding for economic development efforts in Toledo. The evening will also highlight recent LISC AmeriCorps members and their community

Tent City kicks off with Veterans Matter Walk

About 11 percent of the adult homeless population are veterans. Combat that statistic with the Veterans Matter Walk, which will kick off Tent City this year. Walk or run in an effort to raise funding that will be donated to housing homeless veterans. The goal this year is $20,000 and your help is needed to

Be more than a witness

In the past decade, more than 60 girls and women in this region have been killed by husbands, boyfriends or stalkers. Help raise awareness for this troubling trend of domestic violence by attending the 17th Annual Unveiling Ceremony of the Silent Witness Project, presented by Bethany House, Toledo’s long-term domestic violence shelter. The ceremony will

Warming up the community at the Autumn SOUP Special

Soup soothes the soul, but Toledo SOUP supports the community with micro funding events to turn ideas into fully supported community projects. During the Autumn SOUP Special, enjoy soup, salad, and bread prepared by local chefs, listen to four organizations present their ideas, and then vote on what project is most deserving of the event

Toledo’s 20 under 40 awards

Toledo stays strong with young leaders. Celebrate the success, accomplishments, and impact of our young professionals during the annual 20 Under 40 Awards. Since 1996, this event has recognized locals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in our community. See the full list of this year’s candidates online and get inspired by

Celebrate National Welcoming Week with the Women of Toledo

Celebrate National Welcoming Week (September 15-24) with the Women of Toledo during a very timely Panel Dialogue: Cultural Diversity & Family Traditions, as part of their Educational Initiatives Success Stories series. Discuss how tradition and ethnicity impact family dialogues and create unique, strong bonds. Enjoy light appetizers during a mix and mingle at 5pm before

Northwest Ohio’s Diamante Awards

Local Latino advocacy group IMAGE of Northwest Ohio invites you to take part in the Diamante Awards, a cultural celebration for the community recognizing individuals and organizations in NW Ohio for their outstanding achievements and service to Latinos. The Awards also raise money for scholarships that benefit Latino students. 6-9pm. Thursday, September 14. $25-$75. Bowling

Learn about the Glass City’s history with the Unholy Toledo Tour

Toledo’s past is filled with bootleggers, houses of ill repute and gambling joints. The area around Fifth Third Field used to be known as “Below the Dead Zone” or the Tenderloin district, where lawlessness and carnality ruled. Learn more about the Glass City’s history with the Unholy Toledo Tour presented by the Toledo History Museum,

Educate, Collaborate And Raise Awareness: The 14th Annual UT Human Trafficking Conference

Professionals and practitioners with varied backgrounds unite to problem solve, to advocate and to combat human trafficking at the oldest academic human trafficking conference in the U.S., continues to expand since its creation in 2004.   Judges, lawyers, social workers, healthcare workers, professors, and students will gather Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22 at

Left Behind In The Battle Against Breast Cancer

With the Race for the Cure quickly approaching, the awareness of breast cancer increases shared through social media, informative pamphlets, and educational events. Yet, with all the talk about saving the ta-ta’s, Lucas County has a problem.  Not the worst in Ohio, in the area, roughly 30 percent of breast cancer cases are diagnosed at