Frequently Asked Questions
What does Advocates for Kids do?
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides funding and support for organizations that offer services for special needs children
What is Advocates for Kids revenue source? How are you able to provide funding to other organizations?
Advocates for Kids successfully operated a charitable bingo for over 10 years that helped build an endowment that has enabled us to support many, wonderful programs across Ohio that serve children
Does Advocates for Kids offer any direct services for Special Needs Children?
Presently, Advocates for Kids does not. In 2014 A4K founded OYO Camp, Ohio’s Camp for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Kids. The camp serves Deaf/HOH children ages 7 – high school. In 2018 we passed the management of OYO Camp onto Deaf Services Center of Worthington, Ohio. Advocates for Kids continues to provide technical support to organizations that provide direct services to children with special needs
Proposed Ohio legislation seeks to expand health insurance coverage for children’s hearing aids