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Upcoming Events: 2014

  • Native Youth Night - 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 5-8pm
    Red Bird Center (Satellite office)
    Lakewood Congregational Church
    1375 West Clifton Blvd.
    Lakewood, Ohio

  • Cleveland Clinic Circle of Healers presentation of the "Indigenous Healing Model"
    Cleveland Clinic /South Point
    May 29th 2014

  • RBC Women Veteran Healing Retreat
    June 20th-22nd 2014, Red Bird Center, Kimbolton, OH

  • RBC Native Unity Gatherings
    August 2nd-3rd, 2014, Columbus, OH

  • Benefit Dinner/Silent Auction
    The dinner will be held at The Valor Home, Akron, Ohio
    Saturday, October 4, 2014

  • RBC Native Unity Gatherings
    November 29th-30th, 2014, Columbus, OH

  • Veteran and Family Retreat
    November 7th-9th, 2014

  • RBC Valor Home Veteran's Healing Retreats
    Last weekend of the Month in 2014, Red Bird Center, Kimbolton, OH

We wish to thank the Kalliopeia Foundation for grants received for the Wounded Bear program. This is the 3rd year the Foundation has supported the Wounded Bear. This grant has empower us the provide the following programs;

To date, the Wounded Bear Program has been delivered via presentations and as the framework for healing retreats and professional training 2009-2012.

  • Children's Consortium, Athens, OH (new request, presentation at statewide video conference and taping)
  • New Year's Sobriety Gathering for Native Families and Veterans 2011
  • Dayton Correctional Institution (general population)
  • 7 Veteran's Retreats (3-day retreats, consultation, planning session) 2011-2013
  • Woman's 3 day Recovery Retreat, Devlac Hall Treatment Center (residential/in-patient) 2009
  • Southeast Correctional Center (2 programs, Native inmates/general population )
  • Native Women's Retreat 2012
  • Brunswick Schools (7 presentations for students in mentor programs and students with special needs) 2009-2011
  • University of Dayton Healing Retreat for Native People's Celebration Week, 2009
  • 3 Healing Retreats Freedom House/Valor Home staff who are in service to Veterans/Red Bird Center
  • "Free to Be" (Women and Girls Self-Esteem Gathering) 2012
  • Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence Conference 2012
  • Deaf Community Recovery Program 2012
  • 3 Individual Healing Retreats for more intensive healing/Red Bird Center
  • Pickaway Correctional (Native Inmates)
  • Healing Family Violence training for Athens County Children's Services
  • 2 Women in Recovery Retreats 2012-2013
  • Women Veteran's Healing Retreat 2013
  • Native Family Retreat 2012
  • Avondale Resdiential Youth Facility May 15th

We wish to also thank the Kalliopeia Foundation for funding our director's travel expenses to Vietnam so she could facilitate the healing ceremonies for our Veterans/Vietnamese Veterans and the overall community.

We wish to thank the Tides Foundation for their grant to fund the over all operations of the Red Bird Center.

We wish to thank the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation for funding our Veteran's monthly healing retreats starting July 2011 through June 2012 for residents and graduates of Freedom House and members of Warriors Journey Home.

We wish to thank the Kutz Foundation for over all operations of the Red Bird Center and Veterans services.

We wish to thank the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church for funding our Native American programs for spiritual gatherings, Ancestral teachings, New Years Eve Sobriety Pow Wow, and other support services to our Native families through out Ohio.

We wish the thank numerous members of the private sector (many who have expressed a desire to remain anonymous) for donations that have supported the overall operations of the Red Bird Center.

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