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Browns Community Highlights - June 17


Highlights for June 17

Name: Pam Kunkel

Hometown: Concord Township, OH

How they give back: Pam is a nurse who loves to give back to the children in her community by preparing them for the future. Giving students educational support helps set them up to do well in primary, intermediate and higher education. She currently collaborates with others in her neighborhood to clean up and beautify the landscaping. The group also is beginning to collect litter out of lawns and beautifying gardens. Pam also volunteers as a science Olympiad coach outside of work. She enjoys science and is happy to further STEM efforts in today's youth.

Name: Robert C.

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

How they give back: Robert is an Ohio native who loves to see people in his community doing well and giving back to make our world a better place. He has always wanted to tackle the tough issues head on to make a change. He currently is working with a group called Sage. They are working to make elderly living for the LGBT community accessible and accommodating. Robert says it's not something that was really thought about before but now it is something that he wants to work toward making a reality.

Name: Cathy Battle

Hometown: Shaker Heights, OH

How they give back: Cathy is involved in multiple groups who choose to #give10 and help their communities. One in particular includes the United Methodist women group at her church. This conglomerate of women are interested in bringing awareness to important issues that face women and the community. By holding open forums and inviting professionals to speak on these topics, they work on spreading knowledge to the masses. The latest seminars have covered human trafficking, Alzheimer's and higher education among others to empower and inform.

Name: Sharon N.

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

How they give back:Sharon volunteers with one of our First and Ten community partners the American Red Cross. Through the Northeast Ohio Red Cross, she will be helping defend her community from severe weather and natural disasters. She can #give10 and help others by informing them before it happens at the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management and operations center. The sector exists to protect lives, the economy and property. With the help of volunteers cities can be much more prepared to respond to emergency situations and catastrophes.

Name: Annette Crowell

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

How they give back: Annette is someone who would describe herself as a concerned citizen who just wants to make an impact on her community. The way she is able to positively influence others around her is in small doses very often. She volunteers for events at the hospital as well as in and around her neighborhood. Annette also believes it's paramount for her to give back to the generation that helped her get to where she is today. Giving back at the nursing home allows her to #give10 and assist those who need help in their elderly stages of life.

Are you signed up to #give10? Share how you are helping the community and pledge to be part of First and Ten on All you have to do is give 10 hours, help your community. We want to hear your stories so follow @BrownsGiveBack on Twitter and Instagram for the latest community updates and be sure to use #give10.

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