Toledo YES! Paints the Town–Olde Town that is!

December 8, 2015

The mission of Toledo YES Project is two-fold: 1) To teach high school students the value of volunteering and encourage them to strengthen and develop a relationship with God, and 2) To bring the love of Christ and His healing presence to those whom we serve. This is achieved through participating in projects serving homeowners, other non-profit organizations, and various kids of shelters throughout the Toledo area. The Hospital buys the paint from a historic pallet of colors that the home owners pick out. Youth groups paint the houses in July.  Applications to get your house painted need to...

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Improving Ability and Mobility with Safe & Healthy Homes Toledo-Lucas County

October 26, 2015

The Grey nuns have partnered with the Ability Center to help the seniors in the Cherry Street Legacy area age in place. If you are in need of railings, grab bars or other items, please call us at 419-410-1882 and we will be glad to drop off an application and help you fill it out.

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University of Toledo and Students at Scott Problem-Solve Neighborhood Issues

October 8, 2015

This summer the University of Toledo presented a two-week class on GIS training, geography and urban planning at Scott High School. The students learned how data can drive the revitalization process of a neighborhood. The students walked the neighborhood and mapped out issues that were of concern for them and offered potential solutions. These students presented their final project to the Mayor and neighborhood leadership as well as the City of Toledo. This class will be repeated in the summer of 2016. Look for the opportunity to sign up!

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Toledo AWP Partners Workshop a Great Success!

March 31, 2015

The March 19, 2015 Partners Workshop was a great success with a standing-room-only crowd of over 75 attendees who shared their energy and passion for implementing the area-wide project initiatives going forward.  Click here to view photos from the workshop. Thank you to all who have contributed to the Toledo Area-Wide Plan Project.  To view the final project report, click here. Going forward, the efforts associated with the Area-Wide Plan will be led by a Steering Committee headed by Marc Gerdeman, Lead Project Coordinator. To join in supporting this important effort, please contact the...

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Open House Today! And Watch the New Recorded Presentation!

October 29, 2014

Stop by the Black Kite (2499 Collingwood Blvd) today between 10am-1pm or 4pm-7pm for the Toledo AWP Open House. Come and share your concerns and ideas with city officials, neighborhood leaders, and supporters.  In addition, you will learn about the possible improvements to the neighborhood and programs under development. Bring your neighbor and stop by! Also, be sure to watch the new recorded presentation titled Challenges and Opportunities of the Toledo-USEPA Area-wide Planning Project on the resources...

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New Recorded Presentation Available: Challenges and Opportunities of the Toledo-USEPA Area-wide Planning Project

October 28, 2014

Visit the Resources page ( to view a new recorded presentation – Challenges and Opportunities of the Toledo-USEPA Area-wide Planning Project.  The presentation is a comprehensive summary of work completed between April and October 2014. The presentation includes a physical and  demographic analysis, market trends, and other information in support of the planning effort. Recommendations for further reuse planning work and next steps for the project are provided. The presentation was recorded on October 27, 2014 in preparation for the October...

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