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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:

  • ACORN AWARD -  From the Association of Fund Raising Professionals, Greater Dayton Chapter 2021

  • 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

  • Governors Award from the Ohio CDC Association - 2010

  • Access to Justice Award from Legal Aid - 2006


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

Funding Partners

  • AES Foundation

  • Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services

  • Dayton Public Schools

  • City of Dayton/US Dept. of Justice

  • Conner Group

  • GDAHA Pathways Hub

  • Goodwill Easter Seals of Miami Valley

  • Virginia W. Kettering Foundation

  • Mathile Family Foundation

  • Montgomery County Human Services Levy and Job & Family Services

  • Oberer Companies

  • PNC Bank

  • Ohio Capital Corp for Housing

  • Ohio Department of Education-21st Century

  • Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

  • Schiewetz Foundation

  • State of Ohio

  • Tait Foundation

  • University of Dayton

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 Nick Chartain at or 937.259.1898.



Our Miracle Makers Afterschool Program operates Monday-Friday from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm for students in grades K-6 at Ruskin Elementary School, 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 Ellen Mays at or 937.259.1898.




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. 

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