Our Family Tree
Learn about the generous donors who have established charitable funds through Stark Community Foundation.
Straight from Stark: Episode 15 with A Community Christmas
You might not be thinking about the holiday season just yet, but those involved with A Community Christmas are. The all-volunteer organization is in the final stretch of its donation campaign to help provide assistance to...
Straight from Stark: Episode 14 with First Tee Canton
Hear from Angela Palomba, executive director of First Tee Canton, and learn about how the organization continues to build character in our community's youth through the game of golf.
Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 13 with THINKBIG
Join Stark Community Foundation for this year's weeklong, virtual THINKBIG taking place October 4-10, 2020 all across Stark County.
Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 12 with the Dismantling Racism Coalition of Stark County
Hear from Krista Allison and Sarah Schmidt of the Dismantling Racism Coalition of Stark County, and learn about its recent 15 Day Unity Challenge to Dismantle Racism.
Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 11 with Stark Library
Learn how Stark Library engages people from all corners of our community through a common love for learning and reading.
Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 10 with Mental Health Organizations
Hear from a panel of local organizations serving our community's mental health needs
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.