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Getting Things Done For Ohio


Every day, Ohioans are making extraordinary contributions to the communities where they live, work, and play. Learn more about the impact AmeriCorps members and volunteers have on the communities they serve, stay current on service and volunteerism trends, and be the first to know about upcoming funding opportunities, events, and special initiatives.

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ServeOhio's partner, College Now Greater Cleveland, has created an innovative way to allow their AmeriCorps members to continue to serve - via mobile bus! Read more about how Ohio College Guides AmeriCorps members are taking their service on the road!

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Meet Elexis Hamby, AmeriCorps member with Ohio Campus Compact at Kent State University. In her service role, Elexis helps to develop the student resource center on campus where students can go to be connected to basic needs such as food, housing supports, and more so they can reach their fullest potential. Learn more about Elexis’ impactful service and what motivates her to serve others via AmeriCorps.


As our communities continue to confront the devastating impacts of COVID-19, now one year later, national service is playing a more critical role than ever. In honor of AmeriCorps Week (March 7th-14th), we are proud to recognize and celebrate the many contributions of AmeriCorps members serving Ohio communities to “get things done.”

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The Ohio Reading and Math Corps is a statewide AmeriCorps program that engages 120 AmeriCorps Members who provide math and reading intervention for students in kindergarten through grade five who have not met grade-level proficiency. Read reflections from AmeriCorps members Dwayne Wampler and Karen Krzyzanowski about the impact that their service is making in the lives of their students.

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Read more about Derrick Speights, an outstanding AmeriCorps member serving with Horizon Education Centers. This post was written by Miranda Mueller, also an AmeriCorps member with Horizon Education Centers.

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