Category: Resource Development News

CARES Act Tax Benefits for 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is designed to help individuals’ families, businesses, and nonprofits facing economic hardship during the coronavirus pandemic. Some changes in the CARES Act that may affect you and your charitable goals include: Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Waiver: The CARES Act temporarily suspends the requirements for required… Read more »

Area Seamstresses to the Rescue

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio is thankful for the generous volunteer support from area churches and community members in sewing gowns.  More than 30 people responded to our request for help to sew 100+ gowns. Soon after the announcement a small group of people were able to cut gowns at the Ebenezer Mennonite Church. The… Read more »

New Monument Sign at Mennonite Memorial Home

Did you see the new Mennonite Memorial Home sign? In 2019, MHCO received designated gifts from the service group, as well as contributions from individuals and memorials which allowed us to purchase an updated sign with 100% donated funds. We are thankful for the many people that supported this effort, including the family of Paul… Read more »

MHCO is Joining the Global GivingTuesday Movement!

GivingTuesday, taking place December 3rd, is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage giving and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Every year, on GivingTuesday, millions of people across the globe mobilize to show up, give back, and change their communities. The goal is to create a… Read more »

Arthur Gratz Bequest Benefits Three Organizations

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO), St. John Mennonite Church and The Swiss Community Historical Society (SCHS) have received a bequest from the estate of Arthur E. Gratz of Pandora.  Mr. Gratz, 84, died on October 22, 2018 at Hilty Memorial Home.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Kline Gratz. A lifelong… Read more »

No Fooling! Hilty’s Enhancing Front Entrance

Construction began on April 1 on a front entrance project at Hilty Home.  According to Jason Cox, administrator, a new sidewalk was installed when a large addition was built in front of the Hilty Building several years ago.  Since the sidewalk goes directly to the driveway, the curb was painted bright yellow for safety.  Still,… Read more »

MHCO Seeking Volunteer Drivers

If you are 21 or older and like to drive, Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio has a rewarding volunteer opportunity for you.  MHCO is seeking to add drivers to its group of medical transport volunteers.  The time commitment is flexible, and driving is only for medical transports.  Trips are made Monday through Friday and are… Read more »