Blessings in a Backpack began in Canton with six friends who wanted to come together to touch the community in a “hands-on” way. The friends, all wives of Timken Co. executives, decided to start the program in Canton after reaching out to the founder of the national program of the same name.
When it comes to overall health, Stark County’s citizens are average, according to the “County Health Ranking” report released recently. That’s when the Stark County Healthy Lifestyles Initiative was born.
Life is good! God has richly blessed me. I am very thankful for the life I have and the opportunities that have come my way. I was raised in North Canton and now call historic Ridgewood in Canton my home.
The Repository Select Rite Aid Stores Spee-D Foods Buehler's Fresh Foods Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations Aultman Hospital Gift Shop Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations News Depot Avenue Arts Marketplace Yum Yum Tree Alliance Grapes in a Glass