Community News - Summer 2023

Stay up to date with our community's latest summer news.

June 12, 2023

Stark County Hunger Task Force and local libraries distribute food for kids

The Stark County Hunger Task Force (SCHTF) is partnering with local libraries this summer to make food accessible to students through its Backpack for Kids program.

June 06, 2023

Students give back through Massillon Summer Service projects

Through The Legacy Project of Stark’s Summer Serve program, Stark County middle school and high school students will spend time volunteering this summer, giving back and serving organizations in the Massillon community.

May 05, 2023

My Community Health Center Pharmacy opens in Canton

With federal funding and support from the community, My Community Health Center officially opened its in-house pharmacy this month, further assisting its network of medically underserved patients by offering discounted prescriptions.

April 24, 2023

Local nonprofits provide sensory-friendly community activities

For Stark County families seeking accessible, sensory-friendly experiences, many organizations in our community offer inclusive activities.

April 17, 2023

Private foundations and donor advised funds: Debunking three myths

If you’ve been involved with charitable giving for a few years, you’ve no doubt become familiar with both private foundations and donor advised funds and their popularity as charitable giving tools.

April 12, 2023

Proposed legislation: Is better deductibility back on the table?

Charitable deduction legislation ebbs and flows. Proposed reform efforts come and go, resulting in the occasional change to the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code governing charitable giving.

April 12, 2023

Staying active at the Belden Village Mall

The Belden Village Mall is making exercise more accessible for our community than ever before by hosting free community workout classes and programs in partnership with the YMCA of Central Stark County.

April 10, 2023

LEGO contest builds excitement for McKinley Museum exhibit

Students of all ages are being called to put their building skills to the test for the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum’s LEGO Building Contest, an initiative in conjunction with the upcoming summer exhibition "Brick Flicks".

April 03, 2023

Alliance High School said yes to the dresses for Project Prom

Alliance High School recently hosted its fourth successful Project Prom event, where a record-breaking number of students were matched with their perfect prom dress, suit, shoes, jewelry and accessories — all for free.

March 27, 2023

Student-run Falcon Factory spreads Fairless school spirit

The Falcon Factory at Fairless High School is a student-run spirit shop that gives 9-12 grade students with disabilities hands-on experience running a business and developing employable skills.

March 16, 2023

New Funds Added to Our Family Tree - Spring 2023

24 charitable funds were established through Stark Community Foundation from October 1 through December 31, 2022.

March 15, 2023

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