Mayerson Partner Spotlight

United in Strengths

March 26, 2020

How can your strengths help you cope with what is happening in the world right now? Read an important message of hope from The Manuel D. & Rhoda Mayerson Foundation President as well as the founder and chairman of VIA Institute, Dr. Neal Mayerson. United in Strengths: A Letter from Dr. Neal Mayerson

Onward & Upward: Service-Learning Program Moving to New Partners

April 1, 2018

Since 1991, the Mayerson Foundation supported the work of area high schools in the encouragement, promotion, & development of service learning experiences.  Many educators worked alongside us: bridging the cognitive and the affective through service, increasing empathy through relationship, and empowering students – and yourself – to act and say “YES! Something can be done…

Family Independence Initiative to partner with 500 impoverished families

August 17, 2017

The Family Independence Initiative will partner with 500 impoverished families in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky over the next four years, said Cincinnati Director Vashti Rutledge. The initiative’s work in Cincinnati is supported by a $2.4 million investment from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the Greenlight Fund, which was announced Monday morning at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The Mayerson Foundation is…

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…

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.