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Mayors of Youngstown and Warren Proclaim May 25, 2018 as ‘Bienvenidos a Youngstown-Warren Day’

(May 25, 2018 – Youngstown, Ohio) Thrive Mahoning Valley worked with the Mayors to have May 25th, 2018 proclaimed as ‘Bienvenidos a Youngstown-Warren Day’ in celebration of the new members of our community. Continue Reading

 

Thrive Mahoning Valley Website Launches – Providing Accessibility to Resources for Local Puerto Rican Population

(March 26, 2018 – Youngstown, Ohio) Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September of 2017, many Puerto Ricans fled the island for the United States looking for relief. Since that time, it is estimated that the Mahoning Valley has seen 300 people settle from Puerto Rico. Continue Reading

 

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Mayors of Youngstown and Warren Announce 'Bienvenidos a Youngstown-Warren Day' via WFMJ

(May 26, 2018 Youngstown, Ohio) Thrive Mahoning Valley worked with the Mayors of Youngstown and Warren to have May 25th, 2018 proclaimed as 'Bienvenidos a Youngstown-Warren Day' in celebration of the growing Puerto Rican population in the Youngstown-Warren communities. Continue Reading

Hurricane Survivors From Puerto Rico Welcomed Today in Youngstown, Warren via The Vindicator

(May 25, 2018 Youngstown, Ohio) After the hurricanes of 2017, many Puerto Rican residents have joined the Youngstown-Warren communities. Continue Reading

Bienvenidos a Youngstown and Warren! via WKBN

(May 25, 2018 Youngstown, Ohio) With many Puerto Ricans joining the Youngstown and Warren communities since the hurricanes of 2017, a local community group worked to have a special day set aside to acknowledge the growing community. Continue Reading

Local man donates car to family who lost everything in Hurricane Maria via WKBN

(April 01, 2018 Youngstown, Ohio) A family who moved to the Valley after losing everything when Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico received a special gift from a new friend this weekend. Continue Reading

Thrive Mahoning Valley welcomes first client from Puerto Rico via WKBN

(March 27, 2018 Youngstown, Ohio) Thrive Mahoning Valley is an organization dedicated to helping people relocate to the Valley from Puerto Rico. Co-founder Justin Mondok thinks a welcoming hand should be something that comes naturally to a community. Continue Reading

Thrive Mahoning Valley Aids those Displaced by Hurricanes via The Business Journal

(March 26, 2018 Youngstown, Ohio) Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last September, some 300 Puerto Ricans relocated to the Mahoning Valley and a new organization is helping to acclimate them to the area.

Thrive Mahoning Valley, through support from the Raymond John Wean Foundation and the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp., officially launched Monday. Continue Reading