All posts by Clara Engel

Food from the heart

What do you do when school is out and underprivileged children from low-income families no longer have access to cafeteria lunches?  Tony P. Siebeneck knew he wasn’t going to do nothing. In 2002, Siebeneck founded Feed Lucas County Children, Inc. (FLCC) to do his part in eliminating child hunger in his own community.  Feeding the

Get cultured

The United States of America is a melting pot, but as mixed and diverse as this nation is, it’s important to know where we came from to help us get where we’re going.  The Chinese Center of Toledo (CCT), a division of the Chinese Association of Greater Toledo, is part of that mission to educate,

All you need is love

Because Our Love Is Needed is a nonprofit group started by Toledo Area resident Brenda Siebenaler to help children  and their families who are suffering from illness, poverty, and other significant life challenges. After tragedy struck her own family when her son Colin, 5, was hit and killed in a car accident, Siebenaler was warmed

The door’s always open

Celebrating two years in operation last September, Elizabeth’s House is, as founder Beth Collins describes, a gathering place for women who want to rethink, renew, and reinvent their lives.  “Many times women feel there is something missing in their lives and it’s always the same thing – they’re missing a connection to themselves,” says Collins.