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Show your love: Gold Key or DeHoff Award nominations due Feb. 14!

Wed, 2014-02-12 13:07 -- Elizabeth Ramsburg

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It is one of the sweetest holidays of all. Show your love to volunteers by honoring a friend, coworker, family member or colleague by nominating them for one of United Way's annual awards of outstanding service and volunteer work. Do you know a super volunteer in our community? Recognize them with a nomination for the Gold Key or DeHoff Award by Friday, Feb. 14!

Wishing our volunteers lots of holiday cheer

Thu, 2013-12-05 10:44 -- Elizabeth Ramsburg

As we say goodbye to the wonderful weekend of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, amazing football and Black Friday shopping, we look forward to sparkling and festive holiday celebrations.  

Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, contributed an interesting opinion article to The Wall Street Journal titled Handsome is as Handsome Gives » about the benefits and endorphins brought about by giving and helping.

Many thanks AND photos from Day of Action!

Thu, 2013-06-27 10:20 -- Elizabeth Ramsburg

Thank you to the many volunteers who helped with the Day of Action Family Volunteer Fair on June 21! It was a beautiful summer day for community members to drop by and learn the many opportunities to help in our community. So many children enjoyed making cards for soldiers in Afghanistan thanks to Melissa Seibert of Red Cross Stark County. Children also enjoyed a visit with The Stock Pile, the Arc of Stark County, Catholic Charities, Meals on Wheels, Girls on the Run and "Feleap the Frog" from Stark Parks.  

June 21: A Day of Action for All Ages

Wed, 2013-06-12 11:25 -- Elizabeth Ramsburg

United Way's Day of Action on June 21st  is a reminder to get involved and take action in communities across the country. Here in Stark County the Volunteer Resource Center is hosting a Family Volunteer Fair » from 1 to 4:00 p.m. at Dogwood Park Shelter in North Canton. We invite you to stop by and check out volunteer opportunities from over a dozen local agencies. Kid Power is amazing!

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