Construction Begins

The July 7, 2023 groundbreaking marks the beginning of construction on a 6,500 square foot addition to the existing building which was originally built in the mid-1960s.  The addition will have new space for the agency’s emergency food pantry, an elevator, a new entrance and Welcome Center, and a community room.

Generations Campaign

At Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley’s Annual Meeting on April 27, CEO Laura Roesch announced the public phase of a five-year comprehensive campaign inspired by the desire to broaden and enhance the agency’s impact as it enters its second century of service. The Generations Campaign will run through 2025, with a total fundraising goal of $10,000,000.

Volunteers Needed for RideConnect Program

The program is focused on transporting individuals to employment and medical and non-medical appointments. Priority is given to older adults and individuals with disabilities as well as low-income populations who do not have access to other options.

ODA Launches Free Check-in Service for Older Citizens

The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) announced a free, daily check-in by phone service for Ohio’s older residents to ensure their well-being amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency and beyond.

Life Essentials Merges with Catholic Social Services

“We already serve more than a thousand low-income seniors every year to help them age in place, so adding guardianship and advocacy is well within our mission and service model,” said CSSMV CEO Laura Roesch.

New Initiatives in the Works at Choice Food Pantry

CSSMV plans to turn the pantry into more of a resource for community members to learn about healthy eating habits.