Community Matters

nph-community-logoNPHM is using our Facebook page to help local causes. Through the NPHM Gives! program, each month we feature a charity on our Facebook page, and for every “Like” we get from our fans, we make a donation to the featured cause or charity.

NPHM Gives! allows our neighbors the chance to support the causes important to them while allowing our law firm to show our appreciation for the charities that help our community.

Are you interested in becoming a Community Matters Charity of the Month? Learn more about how to get your organization sponsored.

Featured Charity: Esperanza

We’re featuring Esperanza as our March Charity of the Month! Esperanza is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the educational opportunities for Hispanic students in Ohio. Through motivation, educational services, and scholarship assistance, Esperanza encourages the continuation of secondary and post-secondary education in the community. For every “Like” we get on our Facebook this month, we’ll donate $2 to Esperanza.

A Kid Again

This February we’re excited to feature A Kid Again as our Charity of the Month. A Kid Again is an organization that works to bring hope and happiness to families with children facing a life-threatening illness. Through fun activities and outings, this great organization brings families together and strengthens their support networks. For every “Like” we get on Facebook this month, we’ll donate $2 to A Kid Again.

Ears to You

We’re honored to have Ears to You as our January Charity of the Month. Ears to You is a nonprofit organization dedicated to lifting the spirits of men, women, and children with cancer. The organization provides patients with earrings, bracelets, and hats to help boost their self-esteem and feel confident in their battle against cancer. For every “Like” we get on Facebook this month, we’ll donate $2 to Ears to You.

Kids' Book Bank

We’re proud to feature Kids’ Book Bank as our November charity partner of the month. This organization has worked to improve literacy among Cleveland’s needy youth by providing free books to children and inspiring them to be a part of the city of readers. Since they opened their doors in early 2016, they have provided over 350,000 books and partnered with over 200 agencies in Northeast Ohio. For every “Like” we get on Facebook this month, we’ll donate $2 to Kids’ Book Bank.

MedWish

This October we’re featuring MedWish as our Charity of the Month. MedWish is a not-for-profit organization that repurposes medical supplies and equipment for aid in developing countries. MedWish has recovered more than 3.5 million pounds of medical supplies! For every “Like” we get on our Facebook this month, we’ll donate $2 toward this great cause.

Art Therapy Studio

We are honored to have Art Therapy Studio as our September Charity of the Month! Art Therapy Studio provides therapeutic art programs to more than 50,000 people in Ohio. Many of these programs are tailored to be hospital-based programs, employee-wellness programs, and professional education workshops. For every “Like” we get on Facebook this month, we will donate $2 to Art Therapy Studio to help bring art programs to people in the community.

Adoption Network Cleveland

This August, we’re supporting Adoption Network Cleveland as our Charity of the Month! This great organization offers programs and services to anyone involved with adoption, including adoptees, birthparents, adoptive parents, foster youth and alumni, foster parents, and professionals. For every “Like” we get on Facebook this month, we’ll donate $2 to Adoption Network Cleveland.

Valley Riding, Inc.

Our July Charity of the Month is Valley Riding, Inc. This nonprofit organization provides therapeutic riding lessons, pony and horse camps, horse boarding, and educational tours to the community. Valley Riding, Inc. also partners with Cleveland Metroparks, public schools, and urban community youth programs to give riding opportunities to people of all different backgrounds. For every “Like” we get on our Facebook page this month, we’ll donate $2 to this Valley Riding, Inc.

The Salvation Army

We’re highlighting the Salvation Army as our June Charity of the month. More than the red kettle drive in December, the Salvation Army does so much for children in need. Their after school programs and summer camps teach children important skills while having fun swimming, crafting, playing sports, and more. For every “Like” we get on our Facebook page we will be donating $2 to the Salvation Army this month!

AnnaLeah & Mary for Truck Safety

AnnaLeah & Mary for Truck Safety is our May Charity of the Month. Started by the Karth family after a devastating truck accident took the lives of two family members, AnnaLeah & Mary works to raise awareness about three issues related to truck safety: driver fatigue, minimum liability insurance levels, and underride guards. This month, we will be donating $2 to this great organization for every “Like” we get on our Facebook page.

Drink Local Drink Tap

This April, Nurenberg Paris is supporting Drink Local Drink Tap as our April Charity of the Month. This organization works to educate the community on the importance of clean and safe water. Drink Local Drink Tap hosts monthly beach cleanups, safe water access projects, and other community events that help to educate and engage people from all different backgrounds. For every “Like” we get on Facebook this month, we’ll donate $2 to this great organization!

Love for the Elderly

Love for the Elderly is our March Charity of the Month. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to providing happiness to the elderly community by sending anonymous letters to those living in nursing homes, hospices, and assisted living facilities. Love for the Elderly has received and distributed over 10,000 letters from over 40 different countries. For every “Like” we get on our Facebook page,we’ll donate $2 to this great cause!

R.A.K.E.

R.A.K.E. (Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere) is our February Charity of the Month. The organization works to spread kindness throughout communities in Ohio by doing charitable acts at random. These random acts of kindness include giving out umbrellas on a rainy day or offering sporting event tickets to absolute strangers. For every new “Like” we get on our Facebook page, we’ll be donating $2 to help spread kindness throughout the community!

Sub Zero Mission

This January, Nurenberg Paris is proudly supporting The Sub Zero Mission as our Charity of the Month. Run entirely by volunteers, The Sub Zero Mission works to provide coats, hats, sleeping bags, gloves, and other warming items to the homeless and military veterans. For every new “Like” we get on our Facebook page, we will be donating $2 to help keep others warm this winter!

Believe in Dreams

Nurenberg Paris is supporting Believe in Dreams as our December Charity of the Month. Believe in Dreams is a non-profit organization that helps fulfill the dreams of underprivileged children. For every new “Like” we get on our Facebook page, we will be donating $2 to help a child achieve their dream!

 

Operation S.T.A.T.

This November, Nurenberg Paris is supporting Operation S.T.A.T. (Standing Tall for American Troops) as our Charity of the Month. Organized in 2011, members provide outreach and support to hospitalized veterans in VA hospitals around Ohio. Throughout the month, we’re hosting a collection drive among our staff to help make the Operation S.T.A.T. holiday stocking program a success. We’re also going to donate $2 to this wonderful organization for every new “Like” we get on our Facebook page during the month of November!

The Attention Center

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, The Attention Center provides comprehensive treatment for children, families, and adults affected by attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Founded by the mother of a child who struggled with ADHD, the organization is dedicated to providing medical care and services to guide its patients toward success. For every new “Like” we get on our Facebook page during the month of October, we will donate $2 to help The Attention Center achieve its goals!

Road to a Better Community

Follow Nurenberg Paris as we continue on the “Road To A Better Community,” a WKYC Channel 3 station initiative that covers our journey into reaching out and helping nonprofits all around Northeast Ohio and beyond.

Jason Madachy Foundation

This nonprofit based in Concord, Ohio, was established to honor the memory of medical student Jason Madachy, who passed away unexpectedly in 2007 before he could realize his dream of becoming a doctor. The Jason Madachy Foundation annually awards up to 30 first-year medical students with new stethoscopes engraved with the message “Excel in Leaving a Mark.” This August, NPHM is proud to support the foundation’s efforts to encourage young people across the U.S. who are pursuing careers in medicine. We’ll donate $2 for every new like we receive on our Facebook page to this worthy cause.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center

By providing resources such as a 24-hour crisis hotline, hospital advocacy, support groups, and more, the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center supports survivors of sexual violence, promotes healing and prevention, and creates social change throughout Northeast Ohio. This July, Nurenberg Paris is committed to supporting the mission of this vital nonprofit and will donate $2 for every new like we receive on our Facebook page.

Rising Harvest Farms

Rising Harvest Farms was established in 2012 to create a sustainable urban farming system. This Cleveland nonprofit serves the local community by creating new employment and educational opportunities, improving the availability of healthy food, and supporting green efforts in the city. Throughout the month of June, Nurenberg Paris will donate $2 to this outstanding organization for every new like we receive on our Facebook page.

Empower Sports

For the month of May, Nurenberg Paris is supporting Empower Sports as our Charity of the Month! For each new like we receive on our Facebook page in May, we’ll donate $2 to this nonprofit committed to helping special needs and at-risk children engage and grow through the power of sports.

Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland

This April, Nurenberg Paris is joining efforts with the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland to help raise donations and goods for hungry people in Northeast Ohio. For over 35 years, this local nonprofit has connected hungry people, especially children and families, to food pantries, hot meal programs, and other vital services. In the spirit of friendly competition, we have divided our office into teams to see who can collect the most donations during our Superhero Food Drive.

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Super Heroes to Kids in Ohio

This March, NPHM needs a hero! We’re supporting Super Heroes to Kids in Ohio as our featured Charity of the Month. This nonprofit brings random acts of kindness to children facing adverse conditions like illness, disability, and economic hardship. For every new like we receive on our Facebook page in March, we’ll donate $2 to support this charity’s initiatives, such as sending costumed superheroes to children’s hospitals and special needs centers.

Malachi House

Throughout the month of February, NPHM is proud to support Malachi House. This wonderful nonprofit provides spiritual, emotional, and physical support to those who are terminally ill and in need of special care during their final days. Malachi House provides food, shelter, clothing, and comfort at no cost and without regard to gender, race, religion, or national origin. For every new like we receive on our Facebook page in February, we will donate $2 to this outstanding organization!

Collaboration Station

By taking a social service approach to entrepreneurship, Collaboration Station helps low-income individuals transition from reliance on public assistance to self-sufficiency. The organization taps into the self-determination of the single parents, fixed-income seniors, ex-offenders, and developmentally disabled persons they help to create opportunities that increase personal, family, and community quality of life. NPHM is delighted to support this nonprofit’s mission. For every new like we get on Facebook in January, we’ll donate $2 to Collaboration Station!

Our Lady of the Wayside

Established nearly 50 years ago, Our Lady of the Wayside supports 500 children and adults with developmental disabilities in 30 communities throughout Northeast Ohio. The organization provides services including residential programs, transportation solutions, and employment initiatives to help provide individuals and their families with pathways to personal growth. NPHM is proud to support this important cause, and we’re donating $2 to Our Lady of the Wayside for every new like on our Facebook through December 31.

Malachi Center

For almost 30 years, Malachi Center has supported communities in Cleveland’s Near West Side. From homework assistance for K-8 students, to showers and free clothing for homeless men and women, Malachi Center strives to empower individuals through educational support, social programs, and direct service. During the month of November, NPHM is supporting this important Cleveland institution. Like us on Facebook and we’ll donate $2 to Malachi Center for every new like!

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New Avenues to Independence Inc.

New Avenues to Independence has offered services and programs to individuals with disabilities in Northeast Ohio for more than 60 years. We are proud to support them as our charity of the month and will donate $2 for each new like we receive on our Facebook Page through October 31.

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Tri-C First Generation Scholarship Fund

The First Generation Scholarship Fund was established at Cuyahoga Community College to provide financial assistance to full-time and part-time students who are the first in their family to attend college. More than half of all Tri-C students are the first generation in their families to attend college. Scholarships help first generation students achieve their educational goals and become positive role models within their families and our community. Like us on Facebook to show your support this August!

OutRun Ovarian Cancer

We’re supporting OutRun Ovarian Cancer (OROC) as our July Charity of the Month! OROC is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit organization dedicated to raising ovarian cancer awareness and money for research and education. Founded in 2003, their events have generated funds allowing the group to donate more than $600,000 to ovarian cancer research and education in northeast Ohio. Like our Facebook page and join us in the race against ovarian cancer!

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St. Edward High School Trash Talkers

We’re starting summer with a bang! Our featured Charity of the Month for June is the St. Edward High School Trash Talkers. This unique percussion group is comprised entirely of students from St. Edward High School. They perform all of their musical pieces on recycled “instruments” like trash cans and plastic buckets. It’s a wonderful opportunity for the students and we’re proud to support them!

We Run This City

We are excited to partner with We Run This City (WRTC) this May as our Charity of the Month! WRTC strives to teach young people to set and achieve goals by preparing them to run in the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon. Students leave the program with greater self-confidence and increased levels of fitness and endurance. We’re proud to support them!

Cogswell Hall

We are proud to partner with Cogswell Hall this April as our Charity of the Month! Cogswell Hall offers quality, low–income housing and social services, advocates for, and builds community with low-income adults with disabling conditions. They have been bettering our community for over 100 years, and we are happy to support them in continuing their legacy of giving.

Cleveland Institute of Music

We are proud to support the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) as our Charity of the Month! CIM works to cultivate new generations of young musicians through an immersive and creative educational process. To support their efforts, we will donate $2 for each new “like” we receive on our Facebook page throughout the month of March.

The Literacy Cooperative

We’re showing some love to the Literacy Cooperative as our Charity of the Month this February! Since 2004, The Literacy Cooperative has worked to improve literacy levels among children, youth, and adults in Greater Cleveland. We are proud to partner with them and will donate $2 for each new “like” we receive on our Facebook page in the month of February.

Beachwood High School Speech and Debate Team

We’re kicking off the new year by partnering with the Beachwood High School Speech and Debate team this January! The team kicked off their season in October and will compete in various local, regional, and state competitions throughout the year. Teams like this provide students with the opportunity to develop and polish critical thinking and public speaking skills. And who knows, maybe we have a future lawyer or two on the team! To show our support, NPHM will donate $2 for each new like we receive on ourFacebook page in the month of January.

Trials for Hope

NPHM is proud to support Trials for Hope, a non-profit program that assists in providing members of the Cleveland community with basic needs. The organization has variouscommunity outreach programs, including care packages, fresh vegetables distribution, clothing donations, medical outreach, and food bags. To show our support, NPHM will donate $2 for each new like we receive on our Facebook Page in the month of December.

Josiah's House Inc.

NPHM is proud to support Josiah’s House Inc., a full service adult day care, supporting individuals with disabilities in the Cleveland community. Founded in 2008, Josiah’s House provides adults with special needs access to education, a safe atmosphere, and the respectful service support they need. To show our support, NPHM will donate $2 for each new like we receive on our Facebook Page in the month of November.

Cleveland Youth Orchestra

NPHM is proud to support Cleveland Youth Orchestra (COYO), a symphony featuring around 100 young musicians from 38 communities and 11 counties in Northern Ohio. The COYO provides musicians of middle school and high school age with professional orchestral training and coaching from members of the Cleveland Orchestra. Check out their Facebook page and watch them perform at the Stocker Arts Center on October 22, 2013.

HandsOn Northeast Ohio

NPHM is proud to support HandsOn Northeast Ohio throughout the month of September by donating $2 for every new like on our Facebook page. HandsOn Northeast Ohio provides people in northeastern Ohio with opportunities to help make positive changes in their communities. Formed in 2007, the organization provides a network of trained volunteers to area nonprofits, schools, and municipal agencies.

Shoes and Clothes for Kids (SC4K)

NPHM is proud to support Shoes and Clothes for Kids throughout the month of August. SC4K is the only non-profit organization in Greater Cleveland providing new shoes and clothes to thousands of children in need at no charge throughout the year. SC4K positively impacts the lives of over 25,000 children each year in the Cleveland area by giving them the self-esteem and confidence that comes from having brand new shoes, socks and clothes.

Community Greenhouse Partners

NPHM is proud to support Community Greenhouse Partners throughout the month of June by donating $2 for every new like on our Facebook page. Community Greenhouse Partners is a sustainable, urban farm located in downtown Cleveland that grows vegetables year-round and sells them at low cost to urban families. The farm employs local residents and teaches sustainability and earth science to young people.

Relay for Life®

NPHM is proud to support American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life throughout the month of May by donating $2 for every new like on ourFacebook page. We’re sponsoring the Orange U11 Travel Baseball Team who will be walking as a team on May 17 to benefit those whose lives have been touched by cancer.

Claire’s Crusade

NPHM is proud to support Claire’s Crusade throughout the month of April by donating $2 for every new like on ourFacebook page. Claire’s Crusade is dedicated to raising funds for treatment of Rett Syndrome and to support cutting edge research efforts to develop a cure. They are equally committed to increasing awareness and providing resources for families faced with the uncertainty this debilitating neurodevelopmental disorder can bring.

Guidestone Ohio

NPHM is proud to support Guidestone Ohio throughout the month of March by donating $2 for every new like on ourFacebook page. Guidestone works to provide a range of flexible, customized programs to address every aspect of a person’s needs. They are a solutions-focused organization with passionate people committed to providing direction and inspiration to children, families and communities to help them become stronger.

Cleveland Foodbank

NPHM is proud to support the Cleveland Foodbankthroughout the month of February by donating $2 for every new like on our Facebook page and hosting a food drive for their annual Harvest for Hunger campaign. The Cleveland Foodbank supplies a majority of the food used in local hot meal sites, shelters, and food pantries. In addition, they provide food to childcare centers, group homes and programs for the elderly.

Milestones Autism Organization

NPHM is proud to support Milestones Autism Organizationthroughout the month of January. Milestones is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. Milestones helps individuals reach their potential through education of family members and professionals in evidence-based practical strategies.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland

NPHM is proud to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland throughout the month of December. The BGCC’s goal is to inspire and enable those young people who need us most to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, caring citizens. The Cleveland, Ohio Chapter of the national organization, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, was founded in 1954 and currently serves over 6,300 youth in Cleveland’s inner-city neighborhoods and in Cleveland Heights. Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland provides: a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals, life-enhancing programs and character development experiences and most importantly, hope and opportunity. The mission of the national organization is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. For more information, please visit www.clevekids.org.

Zane’s Foundation, Inc.

NPHM is proud to support Zane’s Foundation, Inc.throughout the month of November. Zane’s Foundation provides funding assistance to families with children who have disabilities in Northeast Ohio. The organization helps these families receive necessities not covered by insurance, government agencies or other organizations. Through various community outreach programs, they aim to educate and increase awareness of disabilities and special needs. Zane’s Foundation covers a vast range of disabilities while other organizations are more target-specific. We are happy to be involved with Zane’s Foundation this month!

The Woo Who Foundation

NPHM is proud to support The Woo Who Foundationthroughout the month of October. The foundation’s mission is to provide a service to the breast cancer community by supporting women enduring the trials of breast cancer. The Woo Who Foundation aids the families of women enduring the trials of breast cancer, the families of those that have lost a mother to breast cancer, and supports causes that promote the fight for a cure to breast cancer. We are pleased to be involved with The Woo Who Foundation this month.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

For the month of September, we will be supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland. For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers and children. With back-to-school season in full swing, we are especially excited to be involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters this month!

Care for Others

For the month of August, we’ll be supporting Care for Others—a nonprofit organization created to help hardworking individuals and families who have experienced a setback, such as job loss, unexpected illness, or other unanticipated expenses, that could ruin their lives and force them into a cycle of poverty and dependence without help.

Girls With Sole

For the month of July, we’ll be supporting Girls With Sole—a nonprofit organization that uses fitness and wellness to empower the minds, bodies, and souls of girls who have experience abuse.

Hattie Larlham

For the month of June, we’ll be supporting Hattie Larlham—a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping and improving the lives of more than 1,500 children and adults with developmental disabilities in Northeast Ohio.

The Achievement Centers for Children

The Achievement Centers for Children is a local organization that provides support, services, and programs that help children with a wide range of physical, emotional, neurological, or developmental disabilities.

Lifebanc

Lifebanc is a nonprofit organ and tissue recovery organization for Northeast Ohio and helps save and heal lives through organ, eye, and tissue donation.

Relay for Life of Geauga & Cuyahoga Youth

The Relay for Life of Geauga & Cuyahoga Youth event gives community members a chance to honor those touched by cancer and raise funds and awareness to help save lives.

Northern Ohio Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Northern Ohio Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is a voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improving the quality of life of patients and their families.

The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates, and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America - Northeast Ohio Chapter

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America works to help find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis while improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases.

Youth Challenge

Youth Challenge is an organization that brings together children with physical disabilities and youth volunteers who enrich each other’s lives through one-on-one participation in adapted sports and recreational activities.

The Up Side of Downs

The Up Side of Downs is an organization that provides support, education, and advocacy for people with Down syndrome, their families, and their community.

Epilepsy Association

One of our team members and her family are involved with the Epilepsy Association. We showed our support by devoting a month to raising funds for this organization, which assists children, families, and adults in Northeast Ohio who are struggling to deal with the difficult challenges caused by epilepsy.

Golden Retrievers In Need Rescue Service (GRIN)

GRIN is volunteer-staffed organization dedicated to finding forever homes for rescued golden retrievers, giving those displaced goldens new beginnings. The organization also provides public education on responsible dog ownership and care.