A thank you to the foundations who contributed first quarter

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Santa Maria Community Services is pleased to announce it has received five grants supporting its programs and services for the 2019 year. The grants were awarded by the Crosset Family Fund, the Maxwell C. Weaver Foundation, the L&L Nippert Charitable … Continued

Santa Maria launches girls’ youth soccer team

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Last year, Santa Maria began the Lower Price Hill Youth Sports League in collaboration with Oyler School’s after-school program. The Youth Sports League stemmed from a request by Santa Maria’s partner, the Lower Price Hill Community Council, and from the … Continued

Youth tend to gardens for summer employment

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This summer, five students from Santa Maria’s Youth Development Program will be hired to tend to several Lower Price Hill gardens as Garden Apprentices for a summer work program. Lower Price Hill nonprofit, Community Matters, currently operates three of the … Continued

Santa Maria Community Services receives grants for Youth Development Program support

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Santa Maria Community Services is pleased to announce it has received four grants supporting their youth development services. The grants awarded by the Crosset Family Fund and the Andrew Jergens Foundation, both clients of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, and the … Continued

City awards grant to support violence prevention in Lower Price Hill

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Santa Maria Community Services received funds from the City of Cincinnati to support the development of the 2016-2017 Lower Price Hill Collaborative for Violence Prevention. The $100,000 grant will assist Santa Maria and its partners in the continued effort to … Continued

Santa Maria receives new family center in Lower Price Hill through Community Makeover Project

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This year, Lower Price Hill and Santa Maria’s nonprofit partner, Community Matters, were selected as the recipient of the annual Community Makeover project in Cincinnati. July 28, 2016 marked the much anticipated event sponsored by P&G, the Cincinnati Reds Community … Continued

Price Hill’s iconic mosaics welcome new addition nearly 20 years later

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In 1997, then-Santa Maria youth social worker, Kelly Tannen, and current staff member, Brenda Merrick, led a captivating youth project in Price Hill known as “Art on the Hill.” Funded by the Hamilton County Department of Human Services, the project … Continued

2016 Foundation Grants

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2016 Foundation Grants Santa Maria is extremely grateful to the following foundations for their contributions and continued support to the organization! Edward and Joann Hubert – In support of the Workforce Development program The Greater Cincinnati Foundation – For capacity … Continued