Heart of Stark: 20 years of teeing up youth for success

For 20 years, First Tee – Canton has empowered kids to build character through a unique approach that seamlessly integrates the game of golf with mentorship and a life skills curriculum.

September 27, 2022

9 acts of kindness

There’s no better feeling than when you make someone else’s entire day. It can boost your mood and spread positivity to those around you. If you’re in need of inspiration, consider these 9 easy-to-do acts of kindness.

September 22, 2022

New Funds Added to Our Family Tree

Welcome to the seventeen charitable funds established through Stark Community Foundation from January 1 through June 30, 2022.

September 22, 2022

Stark schools compete in Goodwill donation drive

In friendly competitions between rival Stark County schools, local communities are competing against each other both under the Friday night lights and in a donation drive for Goodwill’s Drive to Victory program.

September 20, 2022

Visit Canton offers new grant program to promote tourism in Stark County

Visit Canton is offering Destination Enhancement Grants in support of projects that target the development of quality amenities, attractions and facilities that enhance the visitor experience to increase the likelihood of visitation from outside the area.

September 12, 2022

A Closer Look at Camp Wakonda

For 63 years, Camp Wakonda, a ministry of Canton’s Christ Presbyterian Church, has offered retreats for adults and nondenominational summer camps for children of all ages.

September 06, 2022

Ondrejas Leaves a Legacy of Learning

Stephen Joseph Ondrejas, Jr. dedicated his life to urban planning, education and philanthropy in Ohio and Texas, helping neighborhoods develop strategic plans, teaching the next generation of leaders and growing sustainable organizations.

September 06, 2022

Using Data to Dream

When Stark Community Foundation released the Stark County Community Assessment, it never imagined it would inspire hundreds of middle schoolers to authentically and strategically dream up ideas to improve our community.

September 06, 2022

Canton Museum of Art awarded Inspire! grant to bring art to schools

The Canton Museum of Art was recently awarded a new Inspire! grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to support its Museum To Go program, which provides virtual exhibit tours and hands-on artmaking lessons to students in Stark County.

September 05, 2022

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank fights hunger for 40 years

At its main campus in Akron and Stark County Campus in Canton, the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank recently celebrated 40 years of serving the community and reflected on the impact of its staff and thousands of volunteers committed to fighting hunger.

August 29, 2022

GiGi’s Playhouse partners with Walsh University

This summer, GiGi’s Playhouse Canton, a nonprofit serving individuals with Down syndrome in our community, held the first session of its GiGiFIT family of programs to promote physical activity and wellness among participants.

August 22, 2022

Creating unity through stacks of pancakes

At the latest Jackson Local Schools Foundation board meeting, Susie Gindlesberger, Jennifer Herold and Janelle Winkhart were presented with the Jim Camp Visionary Leadership Award for their work with the Unity in the Community Pancake breakfast.

August 16, 2022

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