Our Family Tree
Learn about the generous donors who have established charitable funds through Stark Community Foundation.
Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 19 with Stark Parks
In episode 19 of Straight from Stark, hear from Jared Shive, public relations coordinator of Stark Parks, about how the pandemic brought many new and returning visitors to its network of 15 parks and 120 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails.
Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 18 with Community Legal Aid
In our most recent Straight from Stark episode, hear from John Petit, attorney at Community Legal Aid, and learn about ways the nonprofit law firm is serving the legal needs of low-income individuals and families.
Straight from Stark Video Series: Episode 17 with the Stark County Humane Society
In episode 17 of Straight from Stark, Jackie Godbey, executive director of the Stark County Humane Society, about ways the Humane Society continues to care for and connect animals with their forever homes, even during the pandemic.
Straight from Stark: Episode 16 with Stark County Hunger Task Force
In episode 16 of Straight from Stark, hear from Stephanie Sweany, assistant director of the Stark County Hunger Task Force, about the organization’s dedication to fighting hunger, especially during the pandemic.
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.