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Five worthy causes to support in Cleveland this summer

Paul Krasinic
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In the last couple of years, there has been a growing interest in supporting nonprofit groups in various areas, especially because of the coronavirus pandemic. If you live in Cleveland and would like to show your support for the excellent work that local nonprofit and charity organizations are doing, below are five organizations to help you get started.

1. Art Therapy Studio

Established in 1967, Art Therapy Studio is a known art therapy leader in Northeast Ohio. It is dedicated to improving the lives of those it serves through the therapeutic use of art. The organization has unique services and skilled therapists that have helped thousands of lives over the years. Moreover, they also serve as a training ground for hundreds of therapists working in many other places. Do not hesitate to pay a visit to to learn more and see how you can help.

2. Sanctuary for Senior Dogs

If you are a dog lover and do not like to see them abandoned, know that the Sanctuary for Senior Dogs is on a mission to rescue and provide quality care for senior dogs in need. The organization is currently developing programs to match senior dogs to senior people for their mutual benefits. With more than 30 old and abandoned dogs saved this year, the sanctuary aims to foster an awareness of human responsibility to their companion animals. Go to their website on to contribute.

3. Heaventrain – Lighthouse Inc.

Located in Central Cleveland, Heaventrain can be your top choice to conserve meaningful and lasting relationships between children and their families. Your contribution might provide resources and establish partnerships that eventually break the cycle of poverty. Visit to learn more.

4. The Hummingbird Project

If you are looking to contribute to a project that works for social justice through ecological regeneration and community empowerment around the world, The Hummingbird Project is the answer. This remarkable program has helped people start growing from seed and its other use for a better life. Learn more about the Project on their website

5. Cleveland Center for Arts And Technology – NewBridge

This community-based after-school education program and workforce training was established to address the needs of residents and youth. Their dynamic and market-driven programs and curriculum provide valuable skills for their students. You can participate in their program and help the power of lifelong learning by donating through their website on

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