Your Donations Help Us To Help Them!

Although not always visible; the poor, the hungry, the oppressed and frightened are all around us, even here in Mercer County. Our Home Family Resource Center works to strengthen individuals and families in the community by providing programs that address immediate needs.

Our Home Family Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) organization and our work is carried out through four distinct programs: Direct Services & Referral, Family Crisis Network, Raft Supervised Visitation Center, and Family & Children First Council. Each program seeks to assist people in need, motivate them to develop and achieve their goals, and inspire their confidence and self-sufficiency. Our Home also coordinates several special county-wide projects, including school supply drives, coat drives, and the Mercer County Angel Tree program. Your financial support of Our Home provides funding to continue and expand these programs as we address the unmet needs of folks here in Mercer County.

Every donation is significant and will make an immediate difference in someone’s life. If you would like to donate to Our Home Family Resource Center or to one of the specific programs in the organization, you may do so on-line, through the mail, or in person.

Our Home Family Resource Center
117 W Fayette St.
Celina, OH 45822

Donations may be directed to:



Your Shopping Can Make A Difference Too!

Do your regular Amazon shopping at Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate to Our Home Family Resource Center. While the amount Amazon donates for each, individual purchase is small, the accumulation of many small donations from many people can add up!

Do you have a Kroger Plus Card? If so, you can register your card so that Kroger will make donations to Our Home Family Resource Center (FI963) through the Kroger Community Rewards®. This won’t affect any other offers, gas points or other reward offered by Kroger.  Simply go to and enroll your Kroger Plus Card. Then every time you use your card when making purchases at Kroger, they will donate a little money to Our Home Family Resource Center. Again, the accumulation of many small donations from many people adds up!


It Costs…..

$1000 to shelter & provide support for an abused mom and her children for 1  month

$500 for a month of supervised visits so children in foster care can stay in touch with their mom or dad

$300 for a weekend of respite for the mother of a special needs child

$150 for supervision to introduce a non-custodial parent to his child

$125 to provide a sensory tent so that an autistic child can get a good night’s sleep

$100 to advocate for a victim of domestic violence, and accompany to court

$75 to help a senior citizen repair his wheelchair

$50 to operate crisis line for domestic violence/sexual assault victims for a week

$25 to support and counsel a person in a financial emergency and give her referrals

$10 for a 3-day supply of nourishing food for a family of four

$5 for a 4-day supply of diapers and wipes for a baby whose parent is unemployed

Thanks for investing into the lives of individuals and families during their times of crisis, and supporting of our efforts to move them from crisis to hope.

Donation 'Wish List'

  • Diapers size 4, 5, 6
  • Baby Wipes
  • Dish Soap
  • Laundry Soap
  • Deodorant 
  • Toothpaste

Board of Directors:

Kathy Mescher, Director, Our Home

Beth Gehret, Mercer County Developmental Disabilities

Carol Hone, Mercer County Civic Foundation

Paula Smith, Woodforest National Bank

Beth Guggenbiller, Mercer County ESC Parent Mentor

Karen Platfoot, Mercer County Job & Family Services

Monte Diegel, Mercer County Sheriff Department

Craig Klopfleisch, Retired (former businessman)

Andrea Duerr, Peoples Bank Co.

Eric Baltzell, Garmann/Miller Architects-Engineers





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