A Sweltering Summer for Cincinnati’s Homeless Population

Fri Jul 06th, 2018 | Our Daily Bread


The heat index is climbing. We've already seen days peek over 100° Fahrenheit here in the Cincinnati/North Kentucky area with more to come. For a number of homeless adults and youth, that means sweltering days with few options to cool down or stay hydrated. Thanks in part to the efforts of City Gospel Mission however, there are options for those suffering in our community. If you're not familiar with City Gospel Mission, here's the skinny: • They have been serving our community since 1924, Founded by James N. Gamble of Procter & Gamble with a mission to "break the cycle…

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This Week’s Community Spotlight Shines On The Hoxworth Blood Center

Mon Jul 02nd, 2018 | Our Daily Bread


This week on Community Focus, host Jessica Rice sat down with Cara Nicolas, Associate Public Information Officer at the Hoxworth Blood Center to discuss the importance of blood donation, the urgent need in our community, where to donate, and more. Here's what we learned: • The Hoxworth Blood Center serves 31 Hospitals and 18 counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana and is the only steward of blood supply in our area. • A minimum of 300 donations are needed every single day in order to keep up with the demand of the hospitals they serve-and that's not including platelet donors!…

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Summer Safety With Assistant Fire Chief Sherman Smith

Mon Jun 25th, 2018 | Our Daily Bread


It's here! The first official day of summer has passed, meaning summer is in full swing. It also means firework and grilling season is upon us! But before we celebrate a wedding, a graduation, or even our great nations' Independence Day this July 4th, it's important we first stop to focus on how we can do so safely. After all, who wants to spend their 4th of July in the ER or finish off the rest of the summer with an eye patch? Not Ayyeeee. OK, bad pirate joke aside, we here at WCVX thought it would be best to…

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Men’s Health with Johnny Williams, LPCC

Fri Jun 15th, 2018 | Our Daily Bread


  With Father's Day around the corner it's no surprise that June is Men's Health Month, but what IS surprising is just how often Men's Mental Health is overlooked, ignored, or skirted under the rug due to certain societal stigmas. At times, we tend to forget that general good health encompasses not just the body, but the mind and spirit as well. Mental health issues, when ignored or untreated, can eventually take a toll on us physically and wear us down emotionally. Thankfully, Johnny Williams, Founder and CEO of 5H Counseling and Consulting here in Cincinnati stopped by our studio…

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