Local Volunteer Week award winners announced by United Way of Greater Stark County and Gatehouse Media

(Canton, OH) April 17, 2018 – Forty-three years ago, National Volunteer Week was established to recognize friends, neighbors, colleagues and family members who generously contribute their time and talent to help our community thrive. United Way of Greater Stark County and Gatehouse Media collaborated on a special newspaper insert that was published April 16th, acknowledging volunteers who go above and …

CANTON PROM event raises money for local scholarships

(Stark County, OH) April 2, 2018 – United Way’s Young Leaders Society recently hosted the Canton Prom at The Historic Onesto in downtown Canton. This year’s Canton Prom was a sell out several weeks prior to the event. 325 tickets were sold for this fundraiser, which raised $21,000 to benefit a book scholarship fund for local students. The evening featured …

United Way of Greater Stark County announces 2018-20 program funding allocations

(Stark County, Ohio) March 29, 2018 – United Way of Greater Stark County’s Board of Directors voted to approve investments into 68 health and human service programs that address UWGSC’s impact areas of Health, Education and Financial Stability. That number includes one collaboration and one direct service initiative. Program funding allocated countywide for the first year of the 2-year cycle …

Restoring Hope After Trauma

As clinicians and advocates, it is critical for us to meet our clients wherever they are in their journey, with the hope that something beautiful can shine from the darkness that they may be feeling.

Nominations for local volunteer recognition awards are due by March 22

(Canton, OH) March 20, 2018 – National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 to recognize our friends, neighbors, colleagues and family members who generously contribute their time and talent to help our community thrive. United Way of Greater Stark County and The Canton Repository are collaborating on a special newspaper insert to be published on April 16th, acknowledging volunteers who …

United Way of Greater Stark County to Recognize 2018 Gold Key & DeHoff Award Winners at Annual Celebration March 29th

(Canton, OH) March 15, 2018 – United Way of Greater Stark County (UWGSC) announces this year’s recipients of the DeHoff Emerging Young Philanthropist Award and Gold Key Service Award. Both awards will be presented on March 29th during UWGSC’s Annual Celebration at Kent State University Stark Conference Center. “These awards allow us to recognize community leaders and volunteers for the …

National Volunteer Week to be celebrated April 15-22

(Canton, OH) March 13, 2018 – Once again, United Way of Greater Stark County (UWGSC) is continuing its annual partnership with Gatehouse Media to celebrate National Volunteer Week with a special publication in The Canton Repository; recognizing our friends, neighbors, colleagues and family members who generously contribute their time and talent to help our community thrive. National Volunteer Week is …