The Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses is committed to the health and welfare of all Ohioans. OAAPN will continue to shed light on social issues in our state and support our communities. Please consider contributing to these worthy causes below.

The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Northeast Ohio, Inc. is to enhance the healthcare experience for families and children through comfort, care, and supportive services. Each year, thousands of families whose children are receiving medical care throughout Northeast Ohio are served by their programs.

Due to the impact of COVID-19, Ronald McDonald House charities in this area are currently in need of a variety of household items for guests at the Cleveland and Akron locations. You can purchase an item from the organization’s Amazon wish list at this LINK and it will be sent directly to them or you can make a monetary donation at this LINK.

Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity builds, repairs and sells affordable homes to families earning 30-80% of the Area Median Income with a 0% interest mortgage. By concentrating work in focused communities, Cleveland Habitat helps revitalize neighborhoods. A lot has changed since Cleveland Habitat began 35 years ago, but one thing remains constant — Cleveland Habitat has a great community that comes together to empower its neighbors in need of safe, decent housing.

Please visit this LINK and join the Cleveland Habitat community with your gift today. You can learn more at

Josephine’s Clinic, Inc. is a coalition of volunteer medical and trauma care professionals who serve victims of human trafficking and violence while providing inter-professional, victim-centered, compassionate, holistic, and trauma-informed care.
PICCA provides opportunities which empower those in poverty in their county to become self-sufficient and improve their quality of life.
Mid-Ohio Foodbank works in the community to connect our hungry neighbors with nutritious food, stabilizing families today while helping them access resources for tomorrow so they can thrive for a lifetime.
The organization provides information and support to women facing pregnancies and to help moms, dads and babies in need.
A member food bank of Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. The Food Bank solicits, stores, and distributes food to hunger-relief organizations in Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull counties; and provides education and advocacy.
Conquering CHD fights for all congenital heart disease patients and their families, from prenatal diagnosis through adulthood and those families who have lost loved ones.