Cogswell Hall is a permanent solution to homelessness that offers quality, low-income housing with social services, builds community and advocates for disabled and economically disadvantaged individuals.

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Paying it forward is a way to spread goodness into the world. If you want to get involved this International Pay It Forward Day, check out these ways to pay it forward.

Thanks to signs hung by vigilant neighbors, Cogswell Hall’s big sycamore trees should be extra-safe in the coming weeks.

Whether it's a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you, but positively influences you as well. Here's six ideas to get started.

Susan (not her real name) grew up in Lorain, Ohio, one of eight siblings. Her father, a machinist at BF Goodrich, belonged to the American Slovak club, where Susan enjoyed serving the weekly fish fry as a young girl. Her mother was an excellent cook and worked at home taking care of six boys and two girls. After high school, Susan received her associate’s degree from Lorain County Community College, where she majored in art and computer-assisted design.
This is the true story of a real resident. See more at the #PovertyTruths page at

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