Youthbuild AmeriCorps

Looking for a event to put you in an autumn mood? Then put our first ever Sojo Cider Festival on your calendar. Come watch us press Vinton County Apples produced in the apple orchard we manage. Check out our homemade, funky cider press. Its made from scrap lumber and metal from our recycling center, and […]

How does our garden grow?

The Carver Community Center┬áCommunity Garden began on April 16, 2016 during a service event,┬áServeUp DayCamp, sponsored by Sojourners as part of Global Youth Service Day 2016. Children from the Carver Community Center and Ross County YMCA day care and after school programs enjoyed a day of fun and meaningful activities exploring the idea of an […]

New Facebook Group Offers Great Bargains

Are you a picker, an upscaler, a rehabber? Do you love antiques, oddities, and a really good bargain? If you are any, or all, of these things we have just what you are looking for. Our Sojo Eco Recycling Center has started a new Facebook group called Sojo Eco Scrap to Treasure where we post […]

We made MLK Day a day of service

On January 18, Sojourners continued its tradition of a “day on, not a day off” through activities commemorating Dr. King and his legacy. Our 2016 MLK Day of Service began in Chillicothe, Ohio, where we attended the morning Chillicothe Community Celebration in honor of Dr. King at the Chillicothe Junior High School. The program included […]

Youthbuild Begins Big

On January 12, after an intensive recruiting campaign that included signs, banners, a billboard, and 12 public information sessions, two cohorts of young men and women began their Youthbuild careers. Sixteen participants are located at the Ross County site at Synergy Family Foster Care in Chillicothe and seventeen are located at the Sojourners Training Center […]