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Searching for a Cure

Date: November 25, 2014

When Dick Nicely noticed a trembling in his left thumb at age 53, he wasn’t thinking Parkinson’s disease. The diagnosis of the incurable disease surprised the local business owner, but he didn’t try to hide his condition and he wasn’t immobilized by fear. He became one of the area’s most passionate advocates for Parkinson’s research. For the past 15 years, Dick has been active in several national organizations, including the Parkinson’s Action Network in Washington, D.C.,... Continue Reading

Continuing a Legacy

Date: November 25, 2014

The Visiting Nurse Society, from its founding in 1898, served the health care needs of Stark County residents. After taking care of generations, the organization decided to cease operations — and Stark Community Foundation was there to help the Visiting Nurse Society continue its legacy of providing quality health care to the community. Beginning in 1905, before Stark County had a city or county health department or an immunization program, the blue-uniformed women of the Visiting... Continue Reading

Thanks to Stark County Hunger Task Force for recognizing SCF as a top hunger fighter!

Date: November 18, 2014

Thanks to Stark County Hunger Task Force for recognizing Stark Community Foundation as a top hunger fighter at an appreciation dinner on November 6th at the Community Campus at Goodwill. The Foundation was honored, along with other Stark County Hunger Task Force supporters and partners, as a result of our recent efforts with examining food insecurity in Stark County. We are honored to collaborate with Stark County Hunger Task Force in the continued effort to... Continue Reading

The Women's Fund Annual Gathering

Date: November 7, 2014

The Women’s Fund Endowment of Stark Community Foundation recently held its Annual Gathering at Arrowhead Golf Club to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of four Stark County nonprofit organizations. Congratulations to the 2014 grant recipients: Alliance for Children and Families – Conducted the video series from Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University lectured by local retail banking representatives, partnered with Mount Union University aides, and then hosted a celebratory banquet with all participants. Boys and... Continue Reading

SCF congratulates and is proud to support SCORE

Date: October 23, 2014

Canton Regional Chapter named SCORE District Chapter of the Year The Canton Regional Chapter of SCORE has been named district chapter of the year for 2014. (SCORE operates on a fiscal year that begins on October 1 and ends on September 30.) The chapter set new highs for in-person counseling sessions (585), workshops (27), workshop attendees (531) and total client services (1,249). The year marked the chapter's third straight of establishing new highs. In addition to in-person... Continue Reading

Funders Collaborate to Advance a Growing Economy for Northeast Ohio

Date: September 11, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fund for our economic future approves $1.9m of grants to support job creation in northeast ohio Grants will go to economic development engines BioEnterprise, JumpStart, MAGNET ELYRIA, OH--SEPT. 11, 2014--The Fund for Our Economic Future (the Fund), a collaboration of 50 funders, including foundations, higher education institutions, health care systems, businesses, and others, has approved up to $1.9 million of grants to support the job creation efforts of regional economic development organizations BioEnterprise,... Continue Reading

Date: August 8, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORMER MASSILLON RESIDENT LEAVES A LEGACY OF SUPPORT Trustees of the Massillon Area Community Civic Trust Fund to assist in charitable giving CANTON, Ohio (August 6, 2014) A day shy of her 94th birthday, Martha Q. Underhill passed away. However, her and her husband’s legacy will continue forever through the Arthur P. Underhill and Martha Q. Underhill Charitable Fund at Stark Community Foundation. Income generated from the Fund will be used to... Continue Reading

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Rooted in research, this report outlines why Stark County needs to intentionally work together to coordinate efforts and target resources to reduce child poverty.

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