Mayerson News

Furniture bank turns homeless families’ new houses into homes

June 20, 2017

New Life Furniture engaged student volunteers from the Mayerson Summer Service Residency Program from Wyoming, Mariemont, Riverview, Dater, Shroder, Bethel-Tate, Mother of Mercy, and Moeller High Schools in June of 2017. New Life Furniture Bank is a 10-year-old organization that collects gently used furniture and donates it to Greater Cincinnati families coming out of homelessness, fleeing…

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Nonprofit GreenLight Cincinnati focuses on unique philanthropy model to fight poverty

June 20, 2017

Venture philanthropy may be an unfamiliar concept to many, but that will change as the GreenLight Fund brings its model to Cincinnati and starts working to solve problems around poverty. The GreenLight Fund formed in Boston over a decade ago to apply venture capital principals to the nonprofit sector. The idea: Find organizations that are…

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Shroder & Seven Hills High School Students Discuss Criminal Justice System

May 31, 2017

The community service classes at Shroder High School hosted Seven Hills High School students and community members at their school for a dialogue about the state of the criminal justice system. 120 participants joined to watch clips of the documentary “13th” and share reactions and insights to the information presented. The event called “Continue the…

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Freestore’s “Capacity Building Fund” Invites Virtual Walkers

May 22, 2017

Freestore Foodbank’s annual fundraiser called “The Hunger Walk” takes place every Memorial Day Monday.  The Freestore came up with a “virtual” way of participating for those who can’t participate in the walk.  The Mayerson Foundation’s incentive grant to the Freestore Foodbank will match every virtual walker up to $10,000.  Donors can support this initiative here.

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Vaadia, Rosenquist, Stanczak

March 31, 2017

  Three prominent artists – each represented in the Mayerson Art Gallery – passed away in March & April of 2017.  Boaz Vaadia was an Israeli-born sculptor.  One of his stacked stone sculptures is located in Neal Mayerson’s office and was a present from Neal’s parents.  Julian Stanczak, known for his brightly colored Op-art paintings…

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