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Program funded through Aultman Health Foundation and Chesapeake Energy (Canton, OH) Sept. 12, 2014 –Carroll County’s Second Annual Day of Caring raised nearly $8,000 which will be added to the new Carroll County Emergency Assistance Fund to help...
Posted at: Friday, September 12, 2014
Kyles to announce 2014 campaign goal, Red Cross providing 1002 volunteer lunches (Canton, OH) Sept. 9, 2014 —On Sept. 12, United Way of Greater Stark County Day of Caring volunteers will be painting, landscaping, cleaning and completing projects for...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 09, 2014
More than 140 to volunteer on Fri., Sept. 5 (Canton, OH) Sept. 2, 2014 – Today United Way of Greater Stark County announced project assignments for the second annual Carroll County United Way Day of Caring on Fri., Sept. 5. Currently, eight...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
(Canton, OH) Sept. 2, 2014 -  In August, Marathon Petroleum Company’s Ohio Refining Division, Canton Plant raised $18,767 for the United Way of Greater Stark County through its Sporting Clay Shoot at Upland Valley Sporting Clays in Carrollton. Close...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 02, 2014
(Canton, OH) July 31, 2014 - While United Way of Greater Stark County moves its headquarters to 401 Market Ave. North, Suite 300 in downtown Canton, customers may experience brief interruption of phone and website services including the e-pledge...
Posted at: Thursday, July 31, 2014
(Canton, OH) July 21, 2014 - More than 45 percent of families are unable to afford basic needs like back-to-school supplies. United Way of Greater Stark County is partnering with Walmart and SARTA to host a "Fill the Bus" school supply drive to help...
Posted at: Monday, July 21, 2014
Volunteer awards & Campaign awards presented at United Way annual meeting breakfast Apr. 9 United Way Children’s Summer Reading Book Drive Apr. 9 - May 9   (Canton, OH) Mar. 20, 2014 – Patricia Gramoy, volunteer for Stark County Family Court and...
Posted at: Thursday, March 20, 2014
      See how United Way’s Ways to Work program is helping drive people toward a brighter future (Canton, OH) Feb. 27, 2014 – United Way of Greater Stark County is pleased to announce their Ways to Work car loan program launch at the Goodwill...
Posted at: Wednesday, March 05, 2014
(Canton, OH) Jan. 23, 2014 – Girls have unlimited possibilities is message behind Girl UP, an event to be held at Timken High School from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 1 to introduce non-traditional careers to Canton City Schools’ seventh...
Posted at: Monday, January 27, 2014
Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day Jan. 25 kicks off tax season (Canton, OH) Jan. 8, 2014 – United Way of Greater Stark County is pleased to announce free income tax preparation services are available for qualifying Stark County residents...
Posted at: Thursday, January 09, 2014
Festa Gervasi! activities and Swaldo family make combined gift to benefit annual campaign (Canton, OH) Nov. 11, 2012 —Gervasi Vineyard's second annual Grape Harvest Festival benefitted United Way of Greater Stark County's 2013 campaign efforts. The...
Posted at: Monday, November 11, 2013
Eighteen-hole mini-golf course features original designs from Stark County artists (Massillon, OH) Oct. 15, 2013 – Massillon Museum and United Way of Greater Stark County announce the third annual Masters Comes to Massillon miniature golf benefit—...
Posted at: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Family- friendly 2nd Annual Grape Harvest Festival set for Sunday afternoon (Canton, OH) Sept. 24, 2013 — Gervasi Vineyard will be awash in fall colors and Italian flavors for its second annual Grape Harvest Festival to benefit United Way of Greater...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Pre-registration by Sept. 12 includes T-shirt, race bag; Prizes for male, female age groups (Canton, OH) Sept. 11, 2013 – United Way of Greater Stark County’s RUN UNITED 5K is scheduled for Sat., Sept. 14, at 8:00 a.m.  The run will be held at...
Posted at: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Belden to announce 2013 campaign goal; Red Cross providing 1453 volunteer lunches (Canton, OH) Sept. 5, 2013—On Sept. 13 Stark County United Way of Greater Stark County Day of Caring volunteers will be painting, landscaping, cleaning and completing...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
More than 200 to volunteer on Fri., Sept. 6 (Canton, OH) Sept. 4, 2013 – Today United Way of Greater Stark County announced project assignments for the Carroll County United Way Day of Caring on Fri., Sept. 6. Ten nonprofit organizations in Carroll...
Posted at: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Proceeds from the Eastern Stark County lemonade sale to benefit 2013 annual campaign (Canton, OH) Aug. 21, 2013 – United Way of Greater Stark County announces its second annual Lemonpalooza communitywide lemonade sale will be held Sat. Aug. 24 from...
Posted at: Thursday, August 22, 2013
20th annual volunteer day kicks off at Lowe’s on The Strip Sept. 13 (Canton, OH) July 17, 2013 – United Way of Greater Stark County’s Volunteer Resource Center is currently accepting online participation forms for the 20th annual United Way Day of...
Posted at: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
United Way seeking Eastern Stark organizations, volunteers to host lemonade stands (Canton, OH) July 9, 2013 – United Way of Greater Stark County is hosting Eastern Stark’s volunteer community event, Lemonpalooza, Aug. 24. The event is aimed to...
Posted at: Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Pre-registration by Sept. 12 includes T-shirt, race bag; Prizes for male, female age groups (Canton, OH) July 2, 2013 – United Way of Greater Stark County’s RUN UNITED 5K is scheduled for Sat., Sept. 14, at 8:00 a.m.  The run will be held at Metzger...
Posted at: Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Local nonprofits offer public family-friendly volunteer opportunities from 1-4:00 p.m. (Canton, OH) June 13, 2013 – United Way of Greater Stark County’s 2013 Day of Action event features a Family Volunteer Fair on June 21 from 1-4:00 p.m. in Dogwood...
Posted at: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Family & Children First Council partners with United Way of Greater Stark County to provide service, help to those in need (Canton, OH) June 4, 2013–United Way of Greater Stark County and Family & Children First Council are collaborating to...
Posted at: Monday, June 10, 2013
(Canton, OH) May 7, 2013–United Way of Greater Stark County is pleased to announce a full cabinet of volunteers to lead the 2013 fall fundraising campaign. The annual campaign kicks off on the 20th annual United Way Day of Caring on Fri., Sept. 13....
Posted at: Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Celebrate National Volunteer Week April 21-27, 2013 (Canton, OH) Apr. 10, 2013–United Way of Greater Stark County announces its second annual Gold V-Ribbon Project to celebrate Stark County volunteers. To say thank you to caring individuals who...
Posted at: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Year one of 2-year funding cycle totals $4,640,222, Additional $1.44 mil investments budgeted (Canton, OH) Mar. 27, 2013 – United Way of Greater Stark County Board of Directors voted today to approve investments into 109 health and human service...
Posted at: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Awards presented at United Way annual meeting breakfast Mar. 20  (Canton, OH) Mar. 8, 2013 – Erine Bodo, volunteer Girl Scout troop leader and Nadine McIlwain-Massey, volunteer for Greater Stark County Urban League will be awarded United Way's...
Posted at: Friday, March 08, 2013
(Canton, OH) Mar.1, 2013 – The board of directors of United Way of Greater Stark County will host their Annual Meeting and 2012 Campaign Awards Breakfast on Wed., Mar. 20 at 7:30 a.m. at the Walsh University Barrette Business Center. United Way 2012...
Posted at: Monday, March 04, 2013
(Canton, OH) Jan. 7, 2013–United Way of Greater Stark County is pleased to announce nominations are currently being accepted online for the DeHoff Emerging Young Philanthropist award and Gold Key service award. Nominations are due Feb. 14 by 5:00 p....
Posted at: Monday, January 07, 2013
(Canton, OH) Dec. 13, 2012 —United Way of Greater Stark County’s annual campaign results were announced tonight at the Campaign Wrap-Up event attended by United Way volunteers and community partner agencies. The projected total raised is just a...
Posted at: Thursday, December 13, 2012
(Canton, OH) Nov. 21, 2012–United Way of Greater Stark County announced today their annual fundraising  campaign has been extended until Dec. 13. Due to a projected shortfall in donations estimated to be collected by the original campaign end, the...
Posted at: Monday, November 26, 2012
Festa Gervasi! activities and Swaldo family make combined gift to benefit annual campaign (Canton, OH) Oct. 12, 2012 — Held under sunny skies in late September, Gervasi Vineyard's first annual Grape Harvest Festival benefitted United Way of Greater...
Posted at: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
(Canton, OH) Sept. 28, 2012 — Alliance Ventures and Raider Relief and the Regula Center of the University of Mount Union will be bringing Lemonpalooza, a communitywide lemonade sale, to Alliance on Oct. 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Proceeds from...
Posted at: Friday, September 28, 2012
(Canton, OH) Sept. 25, 2012 — At the Masters Comes To Massillon event on Sept. 28 and 29, the Massillon Museum will turn their facility into an 18-hole mini-golf course to benefit United Way of Greater Stark County. The course is open to the public...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 25, 2012
(Canton, OH) Sept. 19, 2012—Diebold Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is organizing the "Be Bold. Live United. Drive United." public car and motorcycle show on Thurs., Sept. 27 at Diebold Corporate Headquarters located at 5995 Mayfair Road in North Canton....
Posted at: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
2012 Campaign goal to be announced; Red Cross providing 1435 volunteer lunches (Canton, OH) Aug. 31, 2012 — A trio of Stark County communities will host the United Way of Greater Stark County’s Day of Caring and 2012 Annual Campaign kickoff on Fri...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 04, 2012
(Canton, OH) Aug. 20, 2012—Diebold Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is organizing the "Be Bold. Live United. Run 5K." public 5K community run on Saturday, September 8 at Kent State University at Stark campus. The race starts at 8 a.m. and begins at the...
Posted at: Monday, August 20, 2012
(Canton, OH) Aug. 1, 2012—United Way of Greater Stark County will hold its second annual Volunteer Cruise-In at Quaker Steak & Lube on Aug. 16. United Way Community Partners and other local nonprofit organizations will be in the parking lot from...
Posted at: Monday, August 06, 2012
(Canton, OH) June 27, 2012–United Way of Greater Stark County is pleased to announce a full cabinet of volunteers to lead the 2012 fall fundraising campaign. The annual campaign kicks off on the 19th annual United Way Day of Caring on Fri., Sept. 7...
Posted at: Wednesday, June 27, 2012
(Canton, OH) June 22, 2012 – United Way of Greater Stark County's Volunteer Resource Center is accepting online participation forms for the 19th annual United Way Day of Caring on Sept. 7. Online registration for the countywide volunteer event is...
Posted at: Friday, June 22, 2012
Applications due Jun. 1(Canton, OH) Apr. 30, 2012–Female high school students and prospective non-traditional students are asked to apply for one of three $500 scholarships from United Way’s Women's Leadership Council by Jun. 1. Two scholarships...
Posted at: Monday, April 30, 2012
Registration due Apr. 30, Event sponsored by Diebold(Canton, OH) Apr. 12, 2012–Join United Way Women's Leadership Council on Fri., May 18 for the first ever Chalkboard Classic Charity Golf Scramble at The Sanctuary Golf Club in North Canton. It will...
Posted at: Thursday, April 12, 2012
United Way announces 2012-13 program allocations, additional fundingYear two of 2-year funding cycle totals $4,508,001Additional $1.39 mil funding back to community (Canton, OH) Mar. 21, 2012 – United Way of Greater Stark County Board of Directors...
Posted at: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Awards presented at United Way annual meeting breakfast Mar. 28 (Canton, OH) Mar. 6, 2012 – Elizabeth Engels, Community Affairs Manager at The Timken Company and Gayle Taylor, volunteer for the American Red Cross, Stark County Chapter will be...
Posted at: Tuesday, March 06, 2012
(Canton, OH) Feb. 27, 2012 – The board of directors of United Way of Greater Stark County will host their Annual Meeting & 2011 Campaign Awards Breakfast on Wed., Mar. 28 at 7:30 a.m. at the Walsh University Barrette Business Center. United Way...
Posted at: Monday, February 27, 2012
(Canton, OH) Jan. 9, 2012–United Way of Greater Stark County is pleased to announce nominations are currently being accepted for the DeHoff Emerging  Philanthropist award and Gold Key service award. Nominations are due Feb. 29 by 4:00 p.m.To...
Posted at: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
(Canton, OH) Dec. 8, 2011— United Way of Greater Stark County is pleased to announce the winner of the Super Bowl XLVI Get Away Raffle. Cindy Darr, an employee of Mercy Medical Center was selected during the drawing held Wed., Dec. 7 at United Way...
Posted at: Friday, December 09, 2011
Only tickets purchased through link or order form benefit United Way (Canton, OH) Nov. 22, 2011--United Way of Greater Stark County has joined with the newly established Canton Charge NBA D-League team to host a benefit night on Sat., Dec. 3 at the...
Posted at: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
(Canton, OH) Oct. 12, 2011 – United Way of Greater Stark County and Stark County Job & Family Services (SCJFS) are collaborating once again to offer a new service to residents of Stark County.  The iStreet Card provides real-time access to...
Posted at: Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Massillon Rotary kicks off event Oct. 6; Massillon Chamber Challenge on Oct. 7(Canton, OH) September 19, 2011 — At the 2nd Annual Putting Fore A Purpose event on Oct. 6, 7 and 8, The Independent staff will turn their first floor offices into an 18-...
Posted at: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Campaign goal to be announced; Red Cross providing 910 volunteer lunches(Canton, OH) Aug. 30, 2011 — A trio of Stark County communities will host the United Way of Greater Stark County’s Day of Caring and 2011 Annual Campaign kickoff on Sept. 1. The...
Posted at: Tuesday, August 30, 2011
(Canton,OH) Aug. 9, 2011—United Way of Greater Stark County will hold its first ever Volunteer Cruise-In at Quaker Steak & Lube on Aug. 18. United Way Community Partners and other local nonprofit organizations will be in the parking lot from 4...
Posted at: Wednesday, August 10, 2011
8-week program kicks off Aug. 13 at Minerva Extreme Family Fun Day(Canton, OH) Aug. 9, 2011--United Way of Greater Stark County has partnered with Kishman’s IGA in Minerva, SPARK, Sisters of Charity Foundation and Early Experiences.com to introduce...
Posted at: Tuesday, August 09, 2011
(Canton, OH) Jul. 26, 2011 – The largest mobile grill in the world is making its way to Canton on Tues., Aug. 2. The Johnsonville Big Taste Grill, a 65 ft. long grill, is located inside a huge semi-truck trailer that travels around the country. The...
Posted at: Tuesday, July 26, 2011
(Canton, OH) Jul. 7, 2011 – United Way of Greater Stark County would like to congratulate the winner of the Fan Favorite Raffle prize pack. Mindi Kline, Configurations Coordinator at Hendrickson, was selected as the lucky winner during the drawing...
Posted at: Friday, July 08, 2011
(Canton, OH) May 24, 2011 – United Way is offering three community wide volunteering and fundraising opportunities in Stark County in Jun. and Sept. Registration deadlines for the events is Jun. 1.   On June 21, the longest day of the year,...
Posted at: Tuesday, May 24, 2011
 Maria Heege –      Award Pays Tribute to Outstanding Contributions to United Way    –     Canton, OH (May 5, 2011) – United Way, the nation’s largest privately-funded charity, today honored Maria Heege’s longstanding commitment and dedication on...
Posted at: Friday, May 06, 2011
New online volunteer matching system helps organizations across county   (Canton, OH) Apr.6, 2011 – United Way of Greater Stark County will honor Stark County volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 10-16th. National Volunteer Week was...
Posted at: Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Four Gold Key service award winners, DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist recognized   (Canton, OH) Apr. 1, 2011 – United Way of Greater Stark County and their board of directors will host an Annual Meeting & 2010 Campaign Awards Breakfast and...
Posted at: Friday, April 01, 2011
Year one of 2-year funding cycle totals $4,508,001, Additional $1.4 mil funding back to community   (Canton, OH) Mar. 23, 2011 – United Way of Greater Stark County Board of Directors voted today to approve investments into 96 health and human...
Posted at: Wednesday, March 23, 2011
  (Canton, OH) Feb. 15, 2011–United Way of Greater Stark County is pleased to announce the 50th Anniversary of the Gold Key award. The Gold Key award was established in 1961 and is presented to volunteers who have shown dedicated service to United...
Posted at: Tuesday, February 15, 2011