Events/How to Help!


Upcoming Events

2022 Summer Series Workshops are Back!! 
Check out the trainings


Past Events 

21st Families Matter Essay and Poster Contest 2021
"My Family: Stronger Than They Imagined" 


Our 21st Annual Families Matter Essay and Poster Contest was a HUGE success!

Thank you to all the Students, Teachers, Friends & Families, Donors, Sponsors, and Volunteers who helped in making this event great!

Special Thanks to the Event Chair, Joyce Willis.


Save the Date! Next Year's

Families Matter Event

November 19, 2022






Such a wonderful turnout! 
Thank you all for participated, donated, and/or sponsored.  
Check out some highlights:


Annual Giving!

Every year around the Holidays, Family Services reaches out to the community for extra support for the services we provide. 


Community support and donations have been crucial to our sustainability since our existence in 1896.


Please check out the many ways you can contribute!





Annual Golf Outing- Thank you all who participated, sponsored, and donated for our first annual Golf Outing with the Miamisburg Moose Lodge #1645.  It was so much fun and we can not wait until next year!  Date TBD.



How to Help!
  • Participate- in our events!  They are so fun, rewarding, and they help raise awareness about Family Services and the critical services we provide.

  • Donations- of any amount is so helpful.  Here are some examples of how your financial donation can help support our clients and agency:
    • $25 helps a deaf or hard of hearing client receive one hour of interpreting  
    • $50 helps a client participate in our groups
    • $100 helps a trauma survivor receive one hour of therapy
    • $200 helps a person receive a mental health assessment, maybe for the first time, or a natural disaster survivor from the Memorial Day Tornadoes receive 2 hours of therapy
    • $300+ helps multiple people in our community receive services they otherwise would not be able to afford
    • Several ways to Donate
      • One time or monthly donationsNetwork for Good
      • Donate by check: Attn: Director of Development
                                     2211 Arbor Blvd. Dayton, OH 45439
      • Automatic Withdrawal/deposit with special arrangements with your bank and Family Services
      • Memorial/Tribute Gifts: these donations might memorialize or honor loved ones and other special people, commemorate special events, such as Birthdays, or simply say "Thank You!"
      • Deferred Gifts: these gifts, usually associated with wills, gift annuities, charitable trusts, life insurances, real estate, and other options support the longevity of Family Services and may provide you with a tax advantage.

  • Amazon Smiles: sign up with Amazon Smiles and choose Family Services of Dayton as your charity of choice.  Follow the link to learn how to change your charitable organization.  Amazon Smiles  Look for Family Services of Dayton

  • Kroger Rewards: sign up with Kroger Rewards and choose Family Services as your charity of choice.  Follow the link to learn how to change your charitable organization.  Kroger Rewards  Look for Family Services with our address- 2211 Arbor Blvd.

  • Amazing WishList:  Check out our WishList and see if you would like to contribute in any way.  Items on our wish list benefit both clients and staff!  Amazon WishList

  • Stay up to date with us!  Follow us with Constant Contact  

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