June 2012
Table of Contents
Board of Trustees
Patti Ballard
Jim Banks
Denis Forster
Karl Gieseke
David Kammer
Tom Koenig
Ed McCarter
David Noll
Paul Porcino
Carleen Suttman
Doug Tyger
Jeff Berninger
Joe Berninger

Advisory Board
Glenn Chamberlain
Mario Contreras
Bill Dankworth
Jack and Marie Eiting
Sr. Victoria Forde, SC
Charlie Gallagher
Fr. Mike Graham, SJ
Sr. Katie Hoelscher, SC
Dan Nocella
Ramón Rodriguez
Sr. Kris Schrader, ASC
Rick Schroeder
Emily West
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Dear Friend,
Summer is anything but slow around here! Between our recent office move, upcoming tours, and new partnership with Groupon, we have a lot of excitement to share with all of you who make our programs in Guatemala possible.

Groupon Grassroots Partnership 
Philanthropic e-Commerce site helps CoEd reach goals
We’ve got some exciting news, and we want you to be the first to know: This July 2-8, we’re teaming up with Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon, to fund a project that impacts our students in Guatemala! Grassroots is a community outreach initiative within Groupon that brings people together to do good, have fun, and create positive change in their community. With this initiative, we hope to provide 192 school supply kits to primary school students in CoEd’s Culture of Reading Program (CORP).
A primary school student in Guatemala receives a school supply kit from CoEd.

Here’s how you can help build momentum for this campaign:
  1. Subscribe to Groupon in Cincinnati or Dayton before the campaign launch on July 2. (You can subscribe even if you are outside of the Cincinnati/Dayton area.) Or visit the Groupon site on July 2 when the campaign launches.
  2. Be the first to give by supporting CoEd’s Guatemalan School Supply Kits campaign. 
  3. Spread the word to friends and family, encouraging them to do the same. Your recommendation of CoEd is essential to building credibility in the eyes of your friends and family who might not know about our work yet.
Double your impact

Even more exciting, our friends at Business Information Solutions, Inc. are sponsoring the campaign, so the first $1,000 of school supply kits purchased through Groupon will be matched dollar for dollar!
We’ll keep you in the loop and send another update with social media links once the campaign launches. Thank you for your support!

Zero Degrees of Kevin Bacon 
CoEd's Celebrity Bookends are one step closer to fame
Kevin Bacon shows his support for CoEd on the set of the movie RIPD
Can a pair of bookends help Cooperative for Education break the cycle of poverty in Guatemala by becoming famous? Kevin Bacon, the most connected man in the world, is just one of the many celebrities CoEd's Celebrity Bookends have met in this social media experiment. Let's see if a once ordinary set of bookends can become as famous as Kim Kardashian and auction for $1,000,000 to help CoEd provide children in Guatemala with a chance at a better education.
See who else CoEd's Celebrity Bookends have met!

Save the Date! 
Fall Fiesta Cincinnati and Atlanta are approaching
Bid on one-of-a-kind items and experiences in Fall Fiesta's Silent Auction.
Join CoEd for two incredible evenings of live and silent auctions, raffles,
cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres, all benefiting CoEd's work in Guatemala.
  • Fall Fiesta Cincinnati: Mysteries of the Mayan Calendar
    • Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 6:00-11:00pm
    • Location: Xavier University Cintas Center
  • Fall Fiesta Atlanta
    • Date: November 2, 2012
    • Location: To be determined 
Buy tickets and learn how to take advantage of sponsorship and donation opportunities at the Fall Fiesta Cincinnati website.


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