December 2015 Newsletter
Cincinnati ToolBank Year in Review

Happy New Year! It's truly been one for the books! Firstly, the ToolBank hired its first additional full-time staff member, fortunately, because in 2015 alone, we sent out more tools than in our first two and a half years of operation COMBINED. We are excited to share our final impact numbers from 2015 and look forward to growing these numbers in 2016!

124 Member Agencies Served ~ 463 Tool Orders Fulfilled   
38,433 Volunteers Equipped ~ 2,573 Projects Completed 
$878,210 In Tools Borrowed ~ $23,607 Total Cost to Agencies
Upcoming Events
  • Give Back Cincinnati, Back to School, January 16th 
  • United Way of Greater Cincinnati, MLK Day Painting Project, January 18th
Greater Cincinnati Foundation Grants $30,000 to Support the Cincinnati ToolBank

As we continue to strengthen the ToolBank's tool lending program, we're thrilled to announce that our capacity building grant request has been approved by The Greater Cincinnati Foundation. This grant will help support additional staff and increase impact of the ToolBank's tool lending program. Thanks to GCF for their support!
Left: MadTree's personalized, permanent trophy. Right: Traveling trophy which bears the names of the two winners so far, Greg Hardman & Christian Moerelin Brewing Co. and MadTree Brewing Co. 
2015 Brewers Philanthropy Award Presented to Winners 

On December 8th, the ToolBank board of directors meeting was held at MadTree Brewing. Chris Daniel, of Blue Hell Studio, helped to present MadTree with their customized award as well as the traveling award that will bear the name of the awardee every year. Chris has been kind enough to sponsor the award for the past two years by donating his talents to handcraft these incredible works of art! Check out more of Chris's work or sign up for a class here

Caitlin Lennon | Program Manager & Volunteer Coordinator  | 513-246-0015 | |