Changing the Game: Conversations with DJ Martin

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Danny Burridge, Youth Development Director at Santa Maria, remembers very clearly the first time he met DJ Martin. It was February 2021, and Danny had just started his new position at Santa Maria’s Joe Williams Family Center (JWFC). Youth Development … Continued

Jim Holmstrom Looks Back on a Life’s Journey of Helping Youth

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“YOUTH WORKER WANTED: Working in an inner-city Appalachian neighborhood with youth. Must be willing to meet them where they are; in the streets, and in the pool halls.” That’s the job announcement that Jim Holmstrom saw in 1977 that piqued … Continued

Sisters of Charity and Associates Share Santa Maria Memories From the Past

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Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati Associate and Santa Maria Board Member, Maureen Maxfield, recently asked Sisters of Charity and their associates for their recollections of Santa Maria over the years. Here are some quotes they shared! Patmarie Bernard, SC: “I … Continued

A Thank You to the Foundations that Contributed in Third Quarter 2022

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Santa Maria Community Services is pleased to announce that it received ten grants supporting its programs and services during the third quarter of 2022. The grants were awarded by US Bank Foundation, Keybank Foundation, Huntington Bank Foundation, Mariner Foundation Fund, … Continued

Santa Maria Community Services Enhances Academic and Life Success for Youth With Support From The Sutphin Family Foundation’s $25,000 Grant

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CINCINNATI, OH – Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. announced it will enhance academic and life success for youth in its youth development program made possible in part by a $25,000 grant from The Sutphin Family Foundation. Santa Maria Community Services’ … Continued

Santa Maria Community Services Provides Assistance for the Financial Stability of Families With Support From The John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust $40,000 Grant

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CINCINNATI, OH – Santa Maria Community Services, Inc. announced it will provide financial stability assistance to families made possible by a $40,000 grant from the John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust. Santa Maria Community Services’ Workforce Development Program provides financial … Continued