Celebrating 50 years with a $50K charitable giveaway

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Community Involvement

For 50 years, James Investment associates have been active members of the community. Beginning with our Founder, Dr. Frank James, giving has been instilled in our corporate culture. Through active participation, company organized initiatives, financial commitments and supporting employee passions, we continually strive to be good neighbors and citizens of the community.

2022 $50k Charitable Giveaway

The Entrepreneurs' Center

The Entrepreneurs' Center located in downtown Dayton provides new businesses with operational guidance, planning, connections, mentoring and more.

Dayton Early College Academy

DECA is an open-enrollment, high performing public charter school serving 1,300 students K-12 who live in Dayton's most underserved communities.

Shoes 4 the Shoeless

The Shoes 4 the Shoeless organization has donated hundreds of thousands of socks and shoes to children in the Dayton area. The shoes and socks offer hope and comfort to local children in desperate need.

Angels for Anna

Angels for Anna assists children with special needs by organizing giveaways and events throughout the Dayton area.

MAV Youth Mentoring

MAV Youth Mentoring creates meaningful matches between adults and children to develop positive, lasting relationships.

For Love of Children

For Love of Children has a mission to serve over 6,000 children in the greater Dayton area who are neglected, abused, in foster care, or who are in need of community resources.

Dayton Humane Society

The Dayton Humane Society has been saving and supporting animals for nearly 120 years!

Crayons to Classrooms

Crayons to Classrooms is a non-profit providing Dayton area teachers of at risk children with new school supplies. Last year they served over 46,000 students!

United Senior Services

United Senior Services provides aging adults with more than 30 programs and services for nearly 5,000 members and another 3,000 clients each year!

Living With Lymphedema

Most patients with Lymphedema must wear pressure garments that are not typically covered by insurance. Living with Lymphedema raises funds for local cancer patients who are not able to pay for these garments.


"CHOICES – Children Have Options In Caring Environments" is a non-profit that has been bringing change to Dayton families since 1986. They provide families with personalized services and build safe environments for youth.

Food For The Journey Project

The "Food For The Journey Project" serves free, hot, nutritious meals to those in need in the Dayton community. They offer food and dignity to families, the elderly, the isolated and the marginalized.

Miami Valley Veterans Museum

The "Miami Valley Veterans Museum" is a non-profit providing a repository to raise awareness of the contributions of those that have served our country. Museum exhibits reflect time periods from 1745 to the present day. The collection includes uniforms and personal effects used by veterans.

Beavercreek Wetlands

The "Beavercreek Wetland Association" is a non-profit working to protect and restore wetlands and other natural areas in the Beavercreek watershed in Greene County, Ohio. This donation will go towards their Spotted Turtle Trail, 7 phase project.

Preschool Promise

"Preschool Promise" is a non-profit organization funded by Montgomery County, the City of Dayton, and local philanthropists to help young children get ready for Kindergarten.

Disciples of Destiny

"Disciples of Destiny" in Dayton, OH assists adolescents who are emancipated from the state foster care system and have NO family support. The primary outreach of care includes housing, job and career coaching, food, clothing and social service referrals.

The Foodbank

Our March recipient is the "The Foodbank" in Dayton. For 40 years, the Foodbank has been the primary supplier to hunger relief in Montgomery, Greene and Preble counties.

Rustic Hope

Our February recipient is "Rustic Hope" in Russia, OH. This Christ-centered, non-profit offers free support to single mothers before, during, and after delivery.

House of Bread

Our January recipient is the "House of Bread" in Dayton. The organization serves hot meals 365 days a year and serves on average 300 meals per day!

James in the Community

Food For The Journey Project

James team members worked alongside the Food For The Journey Project to turn compassion into action and action into hope for hungry families in the Dayton community.

The Foodbank

The Foodbank provides services through more than 130 feeding programs in the Miami Valley, bringing comfort and hope to hungry families. James employees were happy to help assemble emergency food boxes for those in need.

Shoes 4 the Shoeless

The Shoes 4 the Shoeless organization has donated hundreds of thousands of socks and shoes to children in the Dayton area. This organization is a favorite for several James Investment employees whom took part in the Race to Christmas giveaway.

4 Paws for Ability

What a fun way to serve our community! James team members spent time assisting with a service project and learning about the intuitive service dogs that train at 4 Paws For Ability.

Little Miami River Cleanup

At James we’ve been investing in our community since 1972. The Little Miami Watershed Network has pulled 26,200 pounds of trash from the river in 11 years!

Tornado Cleanup

Several members of our organization pitched in to help rebuild the community after the devastating tornadoes in 2019.

Sponsorship & Monetary Donations

So many local organizations rely on company sponsorships for funding. James Investment actively participates in providing corporate sponsorships and funding to groups in need.


Several members of the James team proudly serve as board members for philanthropic organizations. Speaking engagements, charitable start-ups and active participation are all common activities. The leadership qualities of our employees extend into our community.

Care During Covid19

While front line workers are under the stress and strain of caring for their patients, James Investment provided boxed lunches for several area hospitals. Many employees continue to take on additional initiatives to assist during the crisis.

Employee Donation Match

Our employees are instrumental in carrying out the initiative of giving. To support the wide range of interests and passions, James Investment proudly matches employee donations made to charitable organizations up to a designated amount.