We owe a very special thank you to John Carroll University and Sherwin Williams for helping us jump start renovations on the EDWINS Butcher Shop and Training Center! But the work is just beginning, and we need your help!
We are especially lucky to have so many great neighbors in and around Shaker Square. One member of our caring and supportive neighborhood is Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights, an open and affirming congregation.
We enjoyed a fitting start for celebrating Re-Entry Month in April with a graduation lunch. Congratulations to our alumni who completed the program on April 7, 2018!
As we have grown, we’ve adopted some new traditions for recognizing our alumni and their achievements.
It was incredible seeing the generosity at Gesu Catholic School, and we thank everyone who donated to support fair and equal futures!
We remain incredibly proud of everyone who gave so much to bring Knife Skills to life.
Meet Andre Brown ’16: EDWINS Graduate, Chef, Actor, and Mentor
Jonathan Maguire ’16 spent much of his time researching how to become an entrepreneur. He soon found himself admitted to the program, and his ambition quickly impressed those at EDWINS.
In what has become one of our most favorite traditions at EDWINS, members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights generously provided a luncheon celebration for our newest graduates.
If you weren’t able to catch Knife Skills at a film fest, you can now see the film at home!
Thank you and congratulations to the graduates, students and staff who made the phenomenal dinner at the James Beard House happen. Kris Edwards ’14, Michelle Mattox ’14, Adam Brown ’18, Calvin Gatheright ’18, Hendrick Wemberly ’18, Gerry Grim, Chris Terry, Jon Khanna and Brandon knocked it out of the park!
Thank you to Father Gary, Nancy, Patrick, Toni, Allison, Marcia, Susan M., Susan F. and all members of Our Lady of Peace of gave their time and treasure to provide such a beautiful celebration for our students this and every year!
Do your last-minute holiday shopping with EDWINS!
We have many faith partners who make our work possible, and today we want to thank Church of the Gesu in University Heights.
We were happy to welcome Ashley Amodeo to talk about her role as an R&D Technician at Dawn Foods in Jackson, Michigan.
You can join us as we travel to New York City and embark on a grand French adventure to the James Beard House!
The EDWINS Second Chance Life Skills Center is filled with the Christmas spirit thanks to very generous ‘elves’ from Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights!
Chillicothe Correctional Institution (CCI) had graduation for a class of gentlemen participating in the EDWINS Culinary Club.
For those who give our students at EDWINS so much, we are happy to give back!
We look forward to bringing you alumni accolades for Kevin, Isaac, Michael, Jose, Donovan and Antione!