CANTON PROM Event Will Raise Money for New Scholarship Fund

(Canton, OH) February 20, 2017 – United Way’s Young Leaders Society is once again hosting the Canton Prom event, continuing the annual tradition of raising funds to benefit a well-deserving program in the community. Proceeds from this year’s Canton Prom will benefit a new scholarship fund established to support local students on their educational journey. The Canton Prom committee has …

Overcoming Obstacles in Adoption Journey

There are several obstacles along the lifelong journey of adoption. After receiving Pathway’s post-adoption services this does not mean all issues are resolved.

United Way’s Financial Prosperity Center Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Open House

(Canton, OH – February 15, 2018) United Way of Greater Stark County will celebrate the 1-year anniversary of its Financial Prosperity Center on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 12:00-3:00 PM. Developed to help local residents become financially stable, United Way of Greater Stark County’s Financial Prosperity Center at OhioMeansJobs offers a variety of services tailored to meet the unique needs …

Community Invited to Participate in United Way of Greater Stark County Literacy Projects

(Canton, OH) February 15, 2017 – United Way of Greater Stark County (UWGSC) is launching a pair of community service projects to support early learning and literacy for local children. Read Across America is a national initiative launched by the National Education Association. The annual reading motivation and awareness program encourages children to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday …

Canton Charge Hosts United Way of Greater Stark County Get Connected Mentors, Mentees

(Canton, OH) February 13, 2018 – The Canton Charge is partnering with United Way of Greater Stark County’s Get Connected program to host a “A Night with The Charge” on Wednesday, February 28th. The event will recognize our community’s career-based mentors and mentees, as well as the employers, schools and organizations who support them. Get Connected participants and their mentors …

Walsh University Wins United Way of Greater Stark County’s VITA “Pack the House” Tax Filing Event

(Canton, OH) February 8, 2018 – United Way of Greater Stark County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program recently hosted a Tax-A-Thon on February 2nd and 3rd. The event featured a “Pack the House” event between students at Malone, Mount Union and Walsh Universities. IRS-trained volunteer student tax preparers from these schools participated in a friendly competition to see which …

Local Universities to Compete in United Way of Greater Stark County’s “Pack the House” Tax Filing Event

(Canton, OH) January 23, 2018 – United Way of Greater Stark County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is hosting a Tax-A-Thon on Friday, February 2nd and Saturday, February 3rd. The event will feature a “Pack the House” competition between students at Mount Union, Walsh and Malone Universities. IRS-trained volunteer student tax preparers from these schools will participate in a …

Helping Babies Reach Their First Birthdays

By Rich Desrosiers, Repository Executive Editor July 9, 2017 In most homes, a baby’s first birthday is celebrated in grand style. Big parties with gifts and balloons, maybe even a smash cake — although why anyone would buy or bake a cake and not eat it seems like a waste of great sugar (and a subject for another day). Today’s …