Wean Foundation Announces New Hire

August 16, 2022 (Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation is excited to announce an addition to its team, Kristen Pawcio, who will fill the position of executive assistant to the president. In her role, Pawcio provides advanced administrative support to the Foundation president including office administration, calendar management and board relations. She also …

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Wean Foundation Welcomes Leandrah Hunt to its Team

June 28, 2022 (Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation announces the addition of Leandrah Hunt to their team in the newly created position of Associate for Race Equity and Inclusion Data. In her role, she is responsible for utilizing data and research to inform the Foundation’s race equity and inclusion strategies. Hunt previously …

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Wean Foundation Holds Quarterly Meeting at Wean Park to Announce Grants

June 16, 2022 (Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation Board of Directors recently enjoyed the landscape of Wean Park while conducting their quarterly business on the stage of the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre. The presentations and resulting discussions centered around the Foundation’s racial equity outcomes which include funding viable solutions led by organizations whose …

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Wean Foundation Board of Directors Meets at Amphitheater

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Raymond John Wean Foundation Board of Directors this week held its quarterly meting on the stage of the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre, in full view of the Wean Park it funded. Presentations and discussions centered around the foundation’s racial equity outcomes, which include funding viable solutions led by organizations whose leadership represents …

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Wean Foundation Welcomes Communications Officer

May 31, 2022 (Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation announces the addition of Erika Parker to their team in the newly created position of Communications Officer. In her role, she will be responsible for sharing the stories of the Foundation and its grantees with the community. Parker comes to the Wean Foundation with …

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Representatives from several Akron area foundations and TNP employees look on as Christian Bennet-Mosley, healthy retail access coordinator from TNP, center, gives a tour of one of the community gardens. From left: John Garofalo, vice president of community investment, Akron Community Foundation; Bronlynn Thurman, GAR Foundation; Cristina Gonzalez-Alcala, Akron Community Foundation; Lydia Walls, AmeriCorps VISTA, TNP and Sevasti Tripoulas, community programs coordinator, TNP.

Wean Foundation hosts Akron Peers for Learning Visit

May 25, 2022 (Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation hosted the Mahoning Valley Community Development Learning Visit on Wednesday, May 18 offering their Akron peers the opportunity to learn more about the strategic partnership between the Wean Foundation, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership (TNP) and Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC). The Akron group included representatives …

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Wean Foundation Awards Neighborhood Success Grants

WARREN, Ohio – Neighborhood Success Grants, a program of The Raymond John Wean Foundation, awarded over $30,000 to eight resident-led organizations. Several of the groups are previous grant recipients, while three are first time grantees. “The foundation has supported our efforts to improve property standards and promote the interests of the residents in our service area …

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Resident-led groups get Wean grant funds

Neighborhood SUCCESS Grants, a program of The Raymond John Wean Foundation, awarded more than $30,000 to eight resident-led organizations in Mahoning County.https://aaa9587b79516bb6294f4d80e3780ea2.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html Several of the groups are previous grant recipients, while three are first-time grantees. “The foundation has supported our efforts to improve property standards and promote the interests of the residents in our service …

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Lester Scott II (L.) and Shauna Barry-Scott from Dare to Dream Children’s Foundation participate in an exercise during the grantee orientation at The Raymond John Wean Foundation on Thursday, April 28. Grants were awarded to eight grassroots groups in Warren and Youngstown through Neighborhood SUCCESS Grants, a program of the Wean Foundation.

Neighborhood SUCCESS Awards Grants, Returns to In-Person Event

May 13, 2022 (Warren, Ohio) – Neighborhood SUCCESS Grants, a program of The Raymond John Wean Foundation, awarded over $30,000 to eight resident-led organizations. Several of the groups are previous grant recipients, while three are first time grantees.  “The Foundation has supported our efforts to improve property standards and promote the interests of the residents …

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