Entries by Rebecca Delong

A Walk in the Park

Life’s not always a walk in the park unless you are with MVHO Peer Support Specialist Jeffrey!  His social engagement activities in nature are healthy stress relievers for the men living in MVHO permanent supportive housing. Jeffrey teaches that simply listening for the sounds of birds or the wind as it blows through the trees […]

It’s Working Out at MVHO!

MVHO case manager Stephen loves what he is doing, and we do too! When asked why he converted a big part of his small-ish office to a gym for the tenants, Stephen said he wanted to get the guys out of their apartments and give them something to do. There was funding available to purchase […]

Omega CDC and Miami Valley Meals Visit MVHO

MVHO is grateful for our newest community partnerships with Omega Community Development Corporation-CDC and Miami Valley Meals. MVHO tenants and homeless outreach clients are receiving delicious meals because of their combined efforts! Thank you to Bill and Ebony for their visit and tour today with CEO Debbie Watts Robinson.

National Park Service’s African American Civil Rights Grant Awarded for The Opportunity Center

MVHO receives funding for The Opportunity Center from the National Park Service’s African American Civil Rights Grant Program! Check out the WDTN interview with CEO Debbie Watts Robinson. https://www.wdtn.com/…/500k-in-grants-awarded-to-2…/ The grants help preserve sites and history related to the African American struggle for equality. https://www.nps.gov/…/07-27-21-nps-awards-15-million-to…

MVHO Tenant Shout Out and Staff Spotlight

A big thank you to MVHO tenant Harlan and staff member Brad for all their hard work! MVHO provides personal hygiene and household cleaning kits to tenants thanks to the generosity of donors to the 30th Anniversary Campaign. Harlan (l) and Brad (r) are quick to help with this massive project by moving boxes, organizing […]

Cones For A Cause Charitable Fund Supports MVHO Tenants

Not only does Old Scratch Pizza have delicious food, but their Cones For A Cause Charitable Fund does great things for our community! MVHO had so much fun putting together kits that contain personal care items and household cleaning supplies for our tenants. Thank you CFAC for supporting the MVHO 30th Anniversary Campaign!

MVHO Restoration Housing

The MVHO Restoration Housing project is more than a year in the making! Over fifty units were identified for renovation, and the massive project of moving the residents to temporary housing started in 2020. John from Greater Dayton Construction Group handed over keys for one of the renovated units to MVHO Maintenance Director, Willie. Residents […]