Quatisha Overcomes Many Barriers to Reach her Goals with the Help of Santa Maria

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Twenty-six-year-old Quatisha Jackson lives with her mother, sister, nieces, and nephews in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her family struggles with disabilities and mental illness, which is what prompted Quatisha to take on the responsibility of caring for them. Quatisha faced struggles of … Continued

A thank you to the foundations that contributed first quarter of 2021

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Santa Maria Community Services is pleased to announce that, in addition to $25,000 and $50,000 grants received from the Charles H. Dater Foundation, Inc. and a generous gift received from the SC Ministry Foundation for the Promoting Our Preschoolers Program, … Continued

Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. Promotes Julie McGregor to Chief Program Officer

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Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. is pleased to announce that Julie McGregor has been promoted and accepted a new position as Chief Program Officer. McGregor recently completed her fourteenth year of service with Santa Maria. She first came to Santa … Continued

Santa Maria Vice President and Associate Director, Blair Schoen, Retires After 43 Years of Service to the Price Hill Community

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In October 1977, Blair Schoen had just finished a stint as a Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA) worker doing community organizing in the East End. She had a toddler at home and wanted to work as an advocate for … Continued

Maria’s American Dream

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Maria Maya Cruz was born in Mexico and came to the United States 19 years ago. The mother of four has been a program participant at Santa Maria for several years. She has worked with Santa Maria’s Promoting Our Preschoolers … Continued

Megan’s Family gets Assistance from Santa Maria’s Stable Families, Promoting Our Preschoolers and Parents on Point Programs

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Megan, a 35-year-old mother of two, moved from Georgia to Cincinnati eight years ago. She had gotten into trouble and wanted to turn her life around. While getting assistance from Bethany House, she was referred to Santa Maria. Now celebrating … Continued