Welcome House has served individuals with developmental disabilities in Northeast Ohio for more than 40 years, opening doors, minds and hearts. With 50 locations throughout Cuyahoga County (including the Michael T. George Welcome House) and the support of over 400 caregivers, they celebrate individual strengths, interests and talents to help clients live full and rewarding lives.

Interview at Welcome House

The St. Edward High School's St. Andre Scholars Program works tirelessly to create an unprecedented quality Catholic educational opportunity for students with moderate cognitive disabilities.

Mikey George and friends

Founded in 1843, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is the largest medical research institution in Ohio and is among the nation's top medical schools for research funding from the National Institutes of Health. The School of Medicine is recognized throughout the international medical community for outstanding achievements in teaching. The school's innovative and pioneering Western Reserve2 curriculum interweaves four themes - research and scholarship, clinical mastery, leadership, and civic professionalism - to prepare students for the practice of evidence-based medicine in the rapidly changing healthcare environment of the 21st century. Nine Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with the School of Medicine.

Alberto Costa and girl

Lydia Panas for The New York Times - Alberto Costa

Internationally renowned, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital is a full service children's hospital and pediatric academic medical center with experts in 16 medical divisions and 11 surgical specialties who offer nationally ranked care not available at other institutions in the region, including a center dedicated to adolescent and young adult cancer treatment and Northeast Ohio's only single-site provider of advanced maternal fetal medicine and neonatology services. As an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in the region, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital offers access to novel therapies, advanced technologies and clinical discoveries long before they are available nationwide. Rainbow pediatric specialists - all of whom also serve on the faculty at the School of Medicine-are engaged in today's most advanced clinical research and are widely regarded as the best in the nation - and in some specialties, the best in the world.

University Hospitals Campus

The Red Cross, born of a desire to bring assistance without discrimination to the wounded on the battlefield, endeavors—in its international and national capacity—to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found. Its purpose is to protect life and health and to ensure respect for the human being.

Red Cross interview