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The Center Thanks Martha and Diana: Tireless Volunteers

Martha Schueler and Diana Klinedinst are good friends. They have also been a powerful team raising money for Center for Respite Care. Transformation Awards 2022 is the first event in ten years that has not been chaired by the duo. “We are eternally grateful for the...

La Soupe; Feeding Bodies and Souls

Congratulations to Suzy DeYoung, Executive Director & Founder of LaSoupe - one of the honorees of Transformation Awards 2022! La Soupe has transformed our community by working to eradicate food scarcity one meal at a time. DeYoung’s vision came naturally; after a...

Transformation Happens at The Mary Magdalen House

The Mary Magdalen House refreshes and renews its guests in body and spirit -- from the hardships of living on the streets. Their goal is to maintain and help restore human dignity.  Each of their guests leaves feeling better, knowing that "it is truly good for me to...

Annie Timmons; Faith, Fitness, and Future.

Annie Timmons’s life has been one of intention, faith, and commitment. She has worked for the Friars Club for 43 years—and currently serves as its president. The Center for Respite Care is honored to name Timmons one of the Transformation Awards 2022 honorees. She is...

The People Who Transform Our Community

We are very excited to announce TRANSFORMATION AWARDS 2022 -- a VIRTUAL event that premiers on September 15 at 7:00 PM. Please join us by watching this event that can be viewed from the safety and comfort of your home. We honor those who have made a positive...

Aging for People Experiencing Homelessness

Life on the streets is difficult. The overall health and life span of individuals experiencing homelessness clearly reflects the depth of the challenges and trauma. Not only is it tough on the psyche, the feet, and the overall demeanor – it is tough on the ultimate...

Thank you, Hamilton County!

The Center for Respite Care exists due to the generosity of individuals, foundations, state and local grants--and Hamilton County. That means taxpayers. The Center cares for people experiencing homelessness who do not have a place to go upon release from the hospital...

Demonstrate mercy and compassion for all.

The title for this blog is taken from the Center for Respite Care’s core values. The people who work at the Center are passionate that our clients receive stellar medical and case management services. This is all in an effort to ensure that, once they are ready for...

Our Annual Campaign and Why It Matters

Our annual campaign started on November 1, 2021 and continues until March 31, 2022. We do accept contributions year- round; but place a special emphasis on donations this time of the year. We conduct our campaign this annually to raise much-needed funds to care for...

Thanks, Jack, for Being on Our Team

It is with a heavy heart that we bid farewell to Jack Stern, FC Cincinnati goalkeeper coach. For the past four years Jack has been our honorary spokesman for our annual campaign. Our PSA’s are running now thanks to Channel 12 WKRC and will continue through the end of...

What a Year

2021 has been another historic year. The challenge of COVID 19 continued to impact our operation and we are pleased to report that we minimized the virus at the Center and continued to provide a safe and healthy place for our clients. As we look back at the year;...

Thank You to Our Nurses

Patrice McDonald and Shayla Walker are the nurse managers for the Center for Respite Care. These two women work tirelessly to care for our clients – individuals who are ill and experiencing homelessness. Being  a nurse requires compassion, caring, love and...

How You Can Help

The past two years have been especially difficult for each of us. This has been exponential for people experiencing homelessness. The holiday season and colder weather hits people experiencing homelessness especially hard. Many have lost contact with family and...

Working Across the Nation to Learn Best Practices

I recently wrote about work that The Center for Respite Care is doing with the National Coalition of Healthcare for the Homeless Council. I am heartened to learn that the care that we provide to people experiencing homelessness is consistent with other providers. We...

Hearts Full of Gratitude – Transformation Awards

The Center for Respite Care is honored and grateful for all the support we receive from our community and donors; in particular, the gracious support of sponsors for our yearly event, the Transformation Awards.  As the Center and our community have been challenged in...

National Research so that we can do even better

Several members of the team and I were part of a national virtual summit that included leadership in the world of people experiencing homelessness. The results will be public in the months ahead and will offer guidance, best practices, and detailed research as we plan...

Ed Slater: Decades Caring for People Experiencing Homelessness

Ed Slater, our Chief Advancement Officer, comes to the Center with a firm foundation serving people experiencing homelessness. Ed was first a street outreach worker in 1982, and from that humble beginning, became a founding member of Tender Mercies in 1985.Ed’s...

Kay Burlew: Her Heart is in her Work

Kay Burlew has been the Medical Recovery Manager for The Center for Respite Care for the past six years. Previously, she spent 17 years in children’s services in Northern Kentucky. Kay Burlew Kay’s heart and passion are in her work, as evidenced by her description of...

Thank you, Jack Stern and FC Cincinnati

The Center for Respite Care relies on our partners for our success. This means our financial partners, publicity partners, individuals, families, the government and companies. We are most blessed that a fledgling team called FC Cincinnati joined us over six years...

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The Center for Respite Care is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization. View our 2020 IRS Form 990 – Public Disclosure.

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Center for Respite Care
1615 Republic Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Mail:
P.O. Box 141301
Cincinnati, Ohio 45250

Phone:
(513) 621-1868

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