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Reflecting on Juneteenth

written by Mr. Tommy Ferguson Today, Sunday, June 19th, we celebrate Juneteenth! Juneteenth became a federal holiday last year on June 16, 2021, when the US Congress passed legislation making Juneteenth a national holiday. This legislation was then signed into law by President Joe Biden on June 17th. For many African Americans, June 19th, 1865,

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Christmas Cares, Unions Share 2021: Toy Registration Announcement

ONE DAY ONLY Registration for children’s Christmas gifts on  Saturday, December 4, 2021 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM Firefighters4Kids is back, and St. Stephen’s Community House is happy to offer the opportunity to register your family to receive toys this year. To keep everyone safe, please read the instructions below to have the best experience on

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Bravo! Stories of Impact

From September 6, 2021-October 8, 2021 St. Stephen’s Community House is running it’s second Bravo! Virtual Campaign. This year, we wanted to focus on impact. More specifically, stories of impact from around our agency. Over a month period you will hear stories of impact from board members, volunteers, staff, clients, and more. We invite you

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Welcome Back, Seniors!

After over a year of having to provide only “no contact” services, we are thrilled to be able to safely bring back our seniors! Our intern, Anijah Smith, sat down for a Q & A with Julie Wise to discuss the importance of this program and the obstacles they have over come. Q:Describe the senior

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City of Columbus Awards St. Stephen’s Community House $360,000 In COVID-19 Rental Assistance Funds

To help ensure the equitable distribution of rental assistance to residents adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus City Councilmember Shayla Favor announced the award of $12.2 million to 26 community organizations through the city’s Stable Housing Initiative.  St. Stephen’s Community House was one of those funded community organizations and

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USDA Awards St. Stephen’s Community House Farm to School Grant

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded St. Stephen’s Community House a $96,460 grant as part of the USDA’s commitment to investing $12 million in Farm to School Grants this year to 176 grantees. The implementation grant will allow St. Stephen’s Community House Urban Farm and Columbus City School District to cooperatively develop a

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