When you give to East End, you can be assured that your donation is given to a reputable charity. Ninety percent (90%) of our funding goes to program services and we have received the following awards in recognition of our work:

  • Access to Justice Award from Legal Aid - 2006

  • Governors Award from the Ohio CDC Association - 2010

  • Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations Excellence Award - 2012

  • National ARAMARK and the Together for Tomorrow Award from the US Department of Education and Corporation for National and Community Service - 2012

We are monitored by Montgomery County, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, United Way of Greater Dayton Area, Ohio Department of Education, City of Dayton and Better Business Bureau.


  • The BODHI Foundation

  • Dayton Public Schools

  • DP&L Foundation

  • Fifth Third Bank

  • Virginia W. Kettering Foundation

  • Mathile Family Foundation

  • Montgomery County Human Service Levy

  • Oberer Companies

  • Physicians Charitable Foundation

  • PNC Bank

  • Ohio Capital Corp for Housing

  • Ohio Department of Education-21st Century

  • State of Ohio

  • Tait Foundation

  • United Way of Greater Dayton

  • University of Dayton - Hanley Sustainability Institute

Make your donation today to support our programs and help break
the cycle of multi-generational poverty in East Dayton

Our Youth Center Program operates Monday-Friday from 3:00pm-7:00pm for students in grades 6-12. There are opportunities to volunteer during program hours. Volunteers can assist with tutoring and/or daily programming. To learn more about our East End Champions Program, click here. For more information on volunteering for the Youth Center, contact Roclande White at or 937.259.1898.


Our Miracle Makers Afterschool Program operates Monday-Friday from 2:00pm-5:00pm for students in grades K-6. The program runs at Ruskin Elementary School and there are opportunities to volunteer during program hours. To learn more about our Miracle Makers Program, click here. For more information about volunteer opportunities, contact Emily Gray at or 937.542.5647.


Volunteers are needed for various events throughout the year for our FARE Program. To learn more about our FARE Program, click here. If you would like to see if there are upcoming events where volunteers are needed, contact Shawna Martinez at or 937.259.1898. 

East End has volunteer opportunities available in the following programs:

Volunteers are usually requested to complete a criminal background check to

protect the children that we serve.

624 Xenia Ave. | Dayton OH 45410

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