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Planned Giving

Leave a Legacy You can be a part of securing the future and mission of Working In Neighborhoods well beyond your lifetime by naming us in your will. WIN's mission extends over decades and you should know that we are delighted to receive long-term, planned gifts. It is a perfect way to be remembered, or

Workplace Giving

Workplace giving  is a powerful tool that is available to support causes and organizations you care about. It is sometimes referred to as "employee matching gifts", and each year, billions of dollars are donated to charities such as WIN through workplace giving programs. It is an easy and efficient way to make a tax-deductible donation through

Hall of Fame 2014

A BIG Thank You to All of Who Attended Our 2014 Hall of Fame event! On November 11th, 2014, Working In Neighborhoods celebrated our 9th Annual "Hall of Fame” event at Paul Brown Stadium. This year’s theme was the "Walk of Fame", where guests were cheered on by the Junior Ben-Gals as they walked the

South Cumminsville Action Team: Community WIN's

The South Cumminsville Action Team is a group of concerned residents and their partners working together to make South Cumminsville stronger, safer, healthier, and more economically and environmentally sustainable.Community leaders and partners are developing solutions and taking action. Two early priorities of the team's work include: Ensure safety of children walking and biking to/from Wayne

WIN's Newest Homeowner!

The little blue "Doll House" on Llewellyn Avenue has a new owner! Ken Oster purchased the WIN-renovated home in February and is excited to be a homeowner and a resident of South Cumminsville. The one-bedroom/one-bathroom home has an open floorplan that is perfect for Ken's needs. The flexibility of the floor plan and the affordability

Reclaiming Our Community Together

On April 21, Working In Neighborhoods released our annual study of foreclosures in Hamilton County. While the foreclosures in our community decreased by 17.5%, there were still 2,418 Hamilton County families who lost their home to foreclosure in 2013. Foreclosure numbers are improving, but the crisis is far from over. In the past 7 years,

Improving Neighborhoods

Working In Neighborhoods empowers people to make informed choices for themselves and their neighborhoods through community building, home ownership, and economic learning. During 2013, WIN staff and volunteers, working with our community partners, carried out that mission in a variety of ways. Here are some highlights of accomplishments during our 35th Anniversary Year. Economic Learning

Building Strong, Stable Communities from the Ground Up for 35 Years

For the past 35 years, WIN has set out to develop a comprehensive, sustainable method to address home ownership and family stability. We work with residents to target strategic areas that will benefit from development. We transform vacant buildings into homes by renovating and rebuilding. We empower residents to become leaders who can advocate on behalf of their communities. And we strengthen

WIN 2013 Foreclosure Report

WIN’s annual study of 2013 foreclosures in Hamilton County In the Shadow of the Mortgage Meltdown: Taking Stock is now available online. This is Working In Neighborhoods' 11th annual foreclosure report, describing trends and patterns of foreclosures in our communties. The report provides valuable information for neighborhood leaders, local governments, and others concerned about the impact of the

35 Years of WIN Volunteers: Thank you!

A lovely April evening found Working In Neighborhoods staff, supporters and friends gathered in a festive environment at WIN to celebrate "35 Years of Volunteers." Over those years of WIN history, literally thousands of dedicated people served as volunteers to help build and repair houses, answer phones, help with neighborhood beautification, perform various office functions

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