November 3, 2020
Mercy Health Foundation's Day of Hope on Tuesday, October 20, raised over $60,000 for the Trauma Recovery Center at St. Vincent Medical Center. The Trauma Recovery Center provides services to victims of crimes in Northwest Ohio which includes children, adults and their family members. The TRC is funded through a grant from the Ohio Attorney General's Office. The TRC provides therapy sessions as well as emergency housing, legal services, transportation, food, and clothing.
Since the beginning of the COVID crisis in March, the TRC has received over 200 referrals with approximately half from family and domestic violence, child abuse, or sexual abuse.
RCO Law served as a sponsor for the Day of Hope along with Dunbar Mechanical, Rudolph Libbe Group, and Black & White Transportation. Monetary donations, which cover the costs of therapy, group sessions, and special programs, were matched by a major donor. In-kind donations of toys and supplies were dropped off at Black & White Transportation (below) with David Brieninger and Megan Quimby greeting donors. It's not too late to give...
Donations for the TRC continue to be accepted here.
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