Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 9 with Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Every year, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank provides food for more than 200,000 people in our community through food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters and other hunger-relief partners.

July 30, 2020

Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 8 with the Stark County Diaper Bank

Stark County Diaper Bank is working with distribution partners across the county to provide free diapers to families in need. Statistics show that an infant needs up to 12 diapers each day, which equates to almost $1,000 a year spent on diapers alone.

July 23, 2020

Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 7 with Refuge of Hope

Since early March, Refuge of Hope has provided 11 hot carry-out meals each week for families in need and has moved 77 previously homeless men from its shelter into their own apartments where they are able to live independently.

July 17, 2020

Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 6 with Habitat for Humanity

While Ohio's stay-at-home order was in effect, Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio quickly witnessed the impact the order had on families who were living in unsafe, unsuitable and unaffordable housing.

July 09, 2020

Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 5 with Local Arts Organizations

In a time where we need inspiration more than ever, these area arts organizations have been hard at work bringing our community together through virtual events, digital programming and socially-distanced opportunities to appreciate and celebrate the arts

July 02, 2020

Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 4 with Goodwill

Hear from Anne Richards, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland & East Central Ohio.

June 25, 2020

Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 3 with TomTod Ideas

Hear from Joel Daniel Harris, executive dreamer at TomTod Ideas.

June 17, 2020

Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 2 with Canton Palace Theatre

In our second Straight from Stark episode, hear from Georgia Paxos, executive director of the Canton Palace Theatre.

June 11, 2020

Stark Community Foundation Launches Straight from Stark Video Series

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.

June 04, 2020

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