Category: Resource Development News

Giving Tuesday is December 1st

This year, Giving Tuesday is on December 1, 2020.  Simply put… Giving Tuesday is a day to do good… a day to celebrate generosity. As MHCO prepares for Giving Tuesday, we give thanks to many in our community for making MHCO better. Today we give thanks to the many Our Daily Bread Mobile Meal Drivers… Read more »

Fall 2020 Vine Newsletter Published

The Fall, 2020 Vine Newsletter has been published and is now available!  You can click on the link below to read the full newsletter. Fall 2020 Vine Newsletter – click here to read! Highlights include; Q&A with MHCO Social Workers Update from Elizabeth Kelly, MHCO Board Chair 2020 Volunteer Listing 2019 Donor Honor Roll “Being… Read more »

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 »