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Vegetable Garden Provides Hope For Cancer Patients

Hana Mattan in the Garden of Hope
Cancer patient Hana Mattan picks onions in the OSU Garden of Hope.
20, 2013

Undergoing cancer treatment is mentally and physically exhausting, and doctors are always searching for ways to make life easier for their patients. At Ohio State University, some patients are turning to gardening.

Pace of Mortgage Loan Modifications Under Obama Plan Painstakingly Slow

Ohio Housing Finance Agency's Cindy Flaherty
24, 2009

The number of U.S. households on the verge of losing their homes rose 7 percent from June to July in part because the foreclosure crisis continues to outpace government efforts to limit the damage. There seems to be an abundance of help at every turn, but are banks modifying loans as fast as they possibly can?

Former Ohio First Lady helps elderly woman get home painted

10, 2008

When it’s time to put a fresh coat of paint on the house, many home owners say “gimme a ladder and a brush.” But for those who are elderly or low-income, keeping up a home is not quite as simple. Former Ohio first lady Hope Taft stepped in and helped a woman who was in this very predicament.

AIDS Orphans in Rwanda Offered Hope

17, 2006

The number of Rwandan children orphaned by Aids far exceeds the number of adult-headed households available to take them in.