Stark Community Foundation Launches Straight from Stark Video Series

Posted on June 04, 2020

Straight from Stark is a new weekly video series where you will hear directly from dynamic leaders in our community about how their organizations are creatively continuing their services and making a difference.

Episode 1: YWCA Canton

In our first Straight from Stark episode, hear from Kate Sedgmer of the YWCA Canton. She is the director of marketing & volunteer coordination who started her new role during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this episode, you'll learn about:

  • how the YWCA has been impacted by COVID-19
  • what strategies have been implemented to better serve children and families during the pandemic
  • ways local businesses are supporting YWCA residents
  • how you can help

About YWCA Canton
YWCA Canton has impacted the lives of many women and girls through a variety of programs and transformative services in two focus areas: housing and early childhood education. These services and programs include emergency homeless housing, the Early Childhood Learning Center, year-round child care for homeless and impoverished families, pregnancy support programs and rental space for community activities.

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