Media Recognition & Awards Received

We're honored to have received recognition from the following local and national media sources, as well as civic-minded, community organizations.

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June 2016

Giving Families was mentioned as a resource by New York Times' bestselling author of Hands Free Mama and Hands Free Life, Rachel Macy Stafford in her blog post, A Way for Kids to Learn What the Right Choice Feels Like.

April 2016

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak will be presenting at the Great Homeschool Convention in Cincinnati Ohio, explaining the importance of "Raising Compassionate and Generous Children in a World of Entitlement and Excess." To learn more about speaking engagement opportunities, please click here

 

March 2016

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak presented at the Cincinnati Museum Center's Learning Through Play Conference. To learn more about speaking engagement opportunities, please click here.

 

December 2015

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak appeared on FOX19 for #GivingTuesday, announcing its new Partner Program for nonprofits and schools, enabling them to earn a $5 donation for each membership generated due to their referral. (Click here to learn more about our Partner Program.)

 

Giving Families was included in Lisa Parker's holiday gift-giving guide, The Hip Family's Guide to Happier Holidays, presented by Family Circle Advisors.

 

November 2015

Giving Families was mentioned as a resource by New York Times' bestselling author of Hands Free Mama and Hands Free Life, Rachel Macy Stafford in her blog post, When You Want to Pull the Blanket Over Your Head, Do This Instead.

Giving Families was featured on Hulafrog's Hot List as the #1 way families can give back together.

 

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak was quoted by Cincinnati/NKY Family Magazine, explaining the importance of empathy education in early childhood, as well as ways in which parents can lead their children by example.

 

July 2015

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak received the Emerging Philanthropist Award at Legacy’s Regional Young Professionals Awards banquet night, presented by The Northern Kentucky Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, recognizing her as a young philanthropic leader who gives generously of time, experience, and resources for the benefit of Greater Cincinnati while inspiring others to do the same.

 

May 2015

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak was quoted by The Baby Guide/Cincinnati Magazine, sharing ideas on how parents can encourage their children to build a generous spirit through community service; jump ahead to page 67 to read more!

 

March 2015

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak presented at the Cincinnati Museum Center's Learning Through Play Conference. To learn more about speaking engagement opportunities, please click here.

 

December 2014

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak met with Amy Tobin of Amy's Table on Q102 to discuss a membership to Giving Families and its Good Mail Challenge newsletters as a great gift idea for the holidays.

 

October 2014

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak presented at The Summit Country Day School's 7th Annual Early Childhood Education Symposium. To learn more about speaking engagement opportunities, please click here.

 

June 2014

Giving Families' founding family, the Nowaks were featured on the front page of the Cincinnati/NKY Enquirer, discussing their efforts to host a lemonade stand in honor of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation.

 

 

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak was interviewed by Cincy Chic, the only online publication for women in Greater Cincinnati.

 

May 2014

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak shared her story of public service and social change with Andrea Price on The Giving Net Radio.

 

April 2014

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak was invited to present "Helping Our Littlest Helpers" at TEDx Xavier University. To learn more about speaking engagement opportunities, please click here.

 

March 2014

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak presented at the Cincinnati Museum Center's Learning Through Play Conference. To learn more about speaking engagement opportunities, please click here.

 

December 2013

Giving Families received an Honorable Mention in the Compassion and Technology Competition, presented by Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, the 1440 Foundation, Facebook, HopeLab and The Dalai Lama Foundation, highlighting ways in which technology can be used to increase compassion.

 

November 2013

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak was recognized as a Finalist in Duke Energy's Children's Museum's Difference Maker Awards, honoring youth, adults, businesses and nonprofit organizations working to better the lives of children in the Greater Cincinnati area.

 

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak received the Alumnae of Excellence Award as a Leader of Promise from the Girls Scouts of Western Ohio. 

 

July 2013

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak was quoted by the Tri-County Press, explaining how parents can teach their children financial literacy skills and develop their spirit of generosity.

 

June 2013

Giving Families was featured in an article on Cincinnati.com, explaining how parents can teach children to be more compassionate.

 

May 2013

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak appeared on US Bank's Business Watch.

 

 

Giving Families was featured in The Cincinnati Business Courier's The Pitch.

 

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak received an Honorable Mention as "The Best Social Entrepreneur" in Grow America's 'She Can Pitch' Women-Led Business Competition.

 

 

Giving Families received a $5000 loan from 122 lenders from all over the world through Kiva Zip.

 

March 2013

Giving Families' founder, Beth Nowak was announced as a Finalist in Bad Girl Ventures' Spring 2013 business competition.

 

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