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



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