ChildReach Ministries, an international faith-based nonprofit organization formed in Canton, plans to open a community center in the former Martin Elementary School building for under-served children in the southeast quadrant of the city.
Helping at-risk women and children is the intention of The Women’s Fund, a permanent endowment of the Stark Community Foundation. The Women’s Fund aims to increase funding for programs that advance the economic, educational, physical, emotional, social, artistic and personal growth of women — while also educating and inspiring women to become leaders in philanthropy.
Kiwanis International, a global organization with three local chapters, is dedicated to changing the world one child and community at a time. Originally conceived as a businessman’s service organization in 1915, Kiwanis has continued to grow and change to remain relevant in the communities it serves.
For more than 180,000 Ohioans each year, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is all that stands between them and hunger. One in six Ohioans struggles with hunger. One in four children doesn’t know where his or her next meal will come from.
Helping people heal is what Solid Rock Therapeutic Riding Center is all about. The center strives to build the physical, emotional and mental well-being of all people — and particularly those with special needs — through the discipline of equine interaction and therapeutic riding.
Promoting the healthy development of young minds is the main focus of the Early Childhood Resource Center. The agency’s goal is to reach all families with young children, including those who are underserved.
Life lessons, responsibility and sportsmanship are only a few of the things that youngsters walk away with from a lacrosse field when they play for Lacrosse On 3, a nonprofit organization that enables underprivileged youth in Stark County to play the game.