Cincinnati Cares

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Like many industries, nonprofits are feeling the economic pinch caused by the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. But beyond money woes, local organizations are also working to let potential volunteers and board members know there are safe ways to join up.


Cincinnati Cares, the local organization that works to connect volunteers to organizations in the region that need them, says it was already seeing a decline in people signing up to help before the stay-at-home orders became part of our lives.

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Millions of Americans observe the anniversary of Sept. 11 by giving their time and energy to non-profit organizations. Carol Rountree says many cities around the country have organized volunteer events to coincide with the anniversary of Sept. 11. She says Cincinnati hasn't, until now.