Author Archives: Melissa Papic

About Melissa Papic

Excited to work this summer as a Columbus Foundation Fellow, serving The Ohio Association of Foodbanks!

Finally coming together

Things are starting to resemble a finished product! I’ve been spending a majority of my energy this week focused on formatting my reports and editing content, which is a great opportunity for me to be a little creative. I look … Continue reading

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Do you ever have those weeks that seem to last FOREVER? I hope I’m not the only one, but I’ll confess that this week was one of those for me. Could it be that fifteen minutes of writer’s block feels … Continue reading

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It’s the WRITE time for a story…

This past week I had a training with Ohio University’s Voinovich School (acting as my project mentor) in Athens (which being a former Bobcat, was like going home) and learned how to analyze and report the data I have been … Continue reading

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Making an idea stick

As I continue my evaluation research with three additional site visits this past week, I have been thinking about how I will later frame all of this information in a convincing and compelling way to justify the funding of AmeriCorps … Continue reading

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Site Visit One: Alliance City Schools

Yesterday I went on my first site visit to Alliance City Schools, as they are my ‘feeding’ focused mission organization that I am conducting a case study on. You see, I had 40 VISTA Summer Associate sponsors to choose from, … Continue reading

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Cars for Good- Please vote!

Happy Friday everyone! The Ohio Association of Foodbanks is a finalist for Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good,  which is a giveaway of 100 vehicles to 100 non-profits in 100 days (and I’m 100 percent sure you want to help!). TOMORROW, … Continue reading

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There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering. -Theodore Roosevelt I am now working for the Ohio Association of Foodbanks (formerly  the Ohio Association of Second Harvest … Continue reading

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