Cornersburg Sparkle Launches Produce Perks SNAP Double-Up Program

On January 16, YNDC and Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley were joined by Mayor Jamael Tito Brown, 5th Ward Councilwoman Lauren McNally, and Yvonne Smith of Pathways HUB to launch the Produce Perks SNAP Double-Up program at the Cornersburg Sparkle Market. The Produce Perks SNAP Double-Up program allows SNAP/EBT recipients to receive up to $10 in matching funds each day to be spent on fresh fruits and vegetables. Read more.

Homes for Sale
REVITALIZED & READY FOR SALE
$35,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
988 Square Feet
Under Construction
$60,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
1,216 Square Feet
Under Construction
$90,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 1.5
2,499 Square Feet
Under Construction
$55,000
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
1,080 Square Feet
Under Construction
$45,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
1,008 Square Feet
Homes can be purchased by buyers with bank financing or cash who commit to occupying the property. If you need help to improve your credit or financial situation to obtain a mortgage loan we recommend you enroll in our free housing counseling program. Please call Tammi at YNDC at 330.480.0423 for more information on how we can help you become a homeowner.

Volunteers Participate in 2018 MLK Day of Service

On Monday, January 15, fifty-three volunteers participated in the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Workday in the Cottage Grove Neighborhood.Volunteers from Alpha Phi Delta, Evangel Baptist Church, Ohio Math Corps, Ohio Reading Corps, Taft Promise Neighborhood, YSU Baseball, YSU Hockey, YSU Honors College, YSU IFC, YSUscape, YSU Student Activities, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority removed 60 cubic yards of debris and 54 illegally dumped tires. Read more.

Two Revitalized Homes Sell in January 2018

YNDC closed on the sales of two revitalized homes in the month of January. 230 Upland Avenue on the North Side closed on January 16 for $66,000. 259 Wychwood in the Pleasant Grove Neighborhood also closed on January 16 for $70,000. Read more.

Volunteers Help Rehabilitate 2906 Glenwood Avenue

On Saturday, January 20, thirty-four volunteers helped rehabilitate the interior of 2906 Glenwood Avenue at the Idora Neighborhood Workday. Volunteers from Believers Church, Freedom Church, Mahoning County Juvenile Court, Tabernacle Evangelical Presbyterian Church/Hope for Renewal, YSU, YSU Baseball, YSU Honors College, and YSUscape helped prime walls, remove screws, replace stair tread covers, patch walls, and install drywall. Read more.

Homeowner Spotlight January 2018

Casey and Brandon recently moved into their new home at 3726 Glenwood Avenue. We sat down with them and asked them a few questions about what drew them to the neighborhood. Read more.

YNDC Seeks Candidates for Multiple Positions
Steve Avery Earns VIP Volunteer T-shirt
Steve Avery is the final recipient of a 2017 VIP Volunteer T-shirt! Steve volunteered and signed in at six YNDC workdays in 2017 and received his T-shirt while volunteering at the first Idora Workday of 2018 on January 20th. With the new year, volunteers can start fresh and earn a VIP Volunteer T-shirt for volunteering six times in 2018!  Read more.
John and Denise York Foundation Award a $10,000 Grant to YNDC for Corridor Improvement Corps
On Wednesday, January 24, the John and Denise York Foundation awarded YNDC with a $10,000 grant for Corridor Improvement Corps. The Corridor Improvement Corps is a comprehensive revitalization strategy aimed at improving public health, safety, and quality of life for residents by leveraging AmeriCorps members and community volunteers to complete physical improvements to Youngstown’s highly distressed and neglected neighborhood corridors.  Read more .
Thomases Family Endowment Awards $5,000 Grant to YNDC for Glenwood Neighbors
On Wednesday, December 20, the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation awarded a $5,000 grant to YNDC for the Glenwood Neighbors project. This initiative will improve the quality of life, safety, public health, and perception of the Glenwood Avenue corridor to foster reinvestment and economic opportunity.  Read more .
Fibus Family Foundation Awards a $5,000 Grant to YNDC for Corridor Improvement Corps
On Friday, January 26, the Fibus Family Foundation awarded YNDC with a $5,000 grant for Corridor Improvement Corps. The Corridor Improvement Corps is a comprehensive revitalization strategy aimed at improving public health, safety, and quality of life for residents by leveraging AmeriCorps members and community volunteers to complete physical improvements to Youngstown’s highly distressed and neglected neighborhood corridors.  Read more.
Year-to-Date
REVITALIZATION
Recap

8
Vacant Houses Boarded

220

Cubic Yards of Debris Removed


54
Tires Removed

4
Vacant Homes Rehabilitated

7
New Clients Enrolled in HUD-Approved
Housing Counseling

44
Participants at Safe Routes to School Events

Upcoming Events:
For more information on these and other upcoming events, please check our events calendar!


2/17/18

Idora Neighborhood Volunteer Workday - 8:30am - 12:30pm

3/3/18
A.C.T.I.O.N. & YNDC Bus Trip to Vision Property Management - 4:00am

Press Coverage:
Over the past month YNDC was referenced 32 times by various news outlets! Click here to view our press coverage.

Funding Sources:
YNDC is grateful for the generous support from the following organizations:

Core Funders

The Raymond John Wean Foundation

City of Youngstown

Program Investors

Aimee and Lulu Seidel Foundation

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps

AmeriCorps VISTA Project Site

AmeriCorps VISTA Support Grant

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Boardman Rotary

Burton D. Morgan Foundation

CDFI Technical Assistance

Centers for Disease Control, Youth Violence Prevention

Chemical Bank

Citizens Bank

City of Youngstown City Council Discretionary Funds

City of Youngstown, Community Development Block Grant

City of Youngstown, Grass Cutting and Neighborhood Clean Up

City of Youngstown, HOME Investment Partnership

City of Youngstown Planning

Clif Bar Family Foundation

CNCS, AmeriCorps VISTA Support Grant

Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley

Cortland Bank

Denise DeBartolo-York

Farmers National Bank

Fibus Family Foundation

Finance Fund

First Place Community Fund

Florence Simon Beecher Foundation

Frank and Pearl Gelbman Foundation

Home Depot Foundation

Home Savings Charitable Foundation

HUD Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant

Huntington National Bank

Invest Health

J. Ford Crandall Foundation

James and Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation

John and Denise York Foundation

John D. Finnegan Foundation

John F. and Loretta Hynes Foundation

Kennedy Family Fund

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation

Mahoning County Land Reutilization Corporation

Mahoning County Lead Hazard and Healthy Homes

Mercy Health Foundation

OCDCA Microenterprise Grant

Ohio Department of Transportation

Ohio Housing Finance Agency

PNC Foundation

Robert H. Reakirt  Foundation

Schwebel Family Foundation

Senator Maurice and Florence Lipscher Charitable Fund

ServeOhio

The Youngstown Foundation

Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation

United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley

US Department of Agriculture Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant

US Department of Health and Human Services CED

US Department of Justice Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction

Walter and Caroline Watson Foundation

Ward Beecher Foundation

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation

Western Reserve Health Foundation

William Swanston Charitable Fund

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