|Name of Non-Profit Organization *||Neighborhood Bridges-Lebanon|
|Today’s Date: *||Friday, April 24, 2020|
|EIN / 501(C)(3)Number *||81-2833176|
|What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? *||2020|
|Address *||924 Birchwood Drive
Lebanon, Ohio 45036
|Your Name *||Tracy Funke|
|Your Title *||Area Director|
|Your email address *||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Your Phone Number||(513) 403-2502|
|Executive Director’s Name *||Tracy Funke|
|Executive Director’s email address *||email@example.com|
|What is the mission of your organization?||We advocate for children and families by engaging our community in building & nurturing a gateway for kindness.|
|Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? *||· (3) Children
· (5) Education
· (8) Health
|Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists?|
|neighborhood bridges, a non-profit charity headquartered in Westerville, Ohio will be launching its Gateway for Kindness to serve the Lebanon Schools community in Lebanon, Ohio.
A 501(c)(3) organization, neighborhood bridges has driven direct support and care to more than 35,175 children and families in just 3 years by inviting school districts, mental health agencies, and clergy to advocate for those in need – then engaging each community to come together to help solve those needs. neighborhood bridges serves 23 communities in Ohio and Alabama:
Ohio: Westerville, Gahanna, Dublin, Worthington, Upper Arlington, Hilliard, New Albany, Sycamore, Big Walnut, and now Lebanon!
Alabama: Hoover, Alabaster, Pike Road, Helena, Trussville, Haleyville, Tuscaloosa, Winfield, Haleyville, Pelham, McAdory Community, Montevallo, and Boaz
In total, neighborhood bridges is supporting more than 150,000 students in these 23 communities.
neighborhood bridges – Lebanon will be led by volunteer Area Directors Tracy Funke, Rebecca Strole, and Lynn Payne.
Tracy Funke has lived in the community for the last 16 years. She is raising her children, Sadie and Simon, in the Lebanon community. Tracy is a dedicated social worker in the school district and has served as a District Resource Coordinator since 2017. You can find Tracy outdoors when the weather is warm and serving as a volleyball mom when it is cold.
Countryside YMCA–Welcome Center
Bowman Primary School
Donovan Elementary School
Berry Intermediate School
Lebanon Junior High School
Lebanon High School
“We are excited by the response of the key stakeholders in the Lebanon community who have come together for the purpose of engaging our entire community in addressing the health and wellness of our students and families. We look forward to partnering with neighborhood bridges in providing hope, access, opportunity, and inclusiveness for all our students” – Todd Yohey, Superintendent, Lebanon City Schools.
Community members and businesses are encouraged to subscribe to neighborhood bridges – Lebanon by visiting our website at:
There is no cost to subscribe and then residents are notified of specific ways they can help. Residents can also follow along on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/nbLebanon
or on Twitter at https://twitter.com/LebanonBridges or on Instagram @LebanonBridges.
Rick Bannister, CEO of neighborhood bridges added, “We are humbled and excited to include Lebanon in our Gateway for Kindness. Our mission is to engage communities to address the rapid growth of poverty in suburban communities. The response and excitement displayed from school and community leaders in the Lebanon community has been truly inspiring. With this kind of collaborative relationship in Lebanon, it is a shining example to demonstrate that kindness truly has no boundaries and we look forward to offering our support to the children & families of the Lebanon City School community. Lebanon is the FIRST community to launch our Gateway for Kindness in Warren county. Together we will do great things!”
For more information about neighborhood bridges – Lebanon residents are encouraged to send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? *||Yes, Grades 6 – 12|
|List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web.||Visit Facebook.com/neighborhoodbridgeslebanon for open oppertunities to Bridge kindness.|
|Volunteer coordinator||Tracy Funke|
|Volunteer coordinator’s email address||Lebanon@neighborhoodbridges.org|
|Volunteer coordinator’s phone number||(513) 403-2502|