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June 2019

The Purse Project – Purse Assembly Event

June 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
United Way of Greater Stark County, 401 Market Avenue N Suite 300
Canton, OH 44702 United States
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The Purse Project continues! We are hoping to assemble about 400 more purse kits on June 21 to be distributed to women and younger girls in need throughout Stark County. There are several organizations helping middle school and high school aged girls that can use some extra love and support, so we are going to turn the smaller purses that were collected into purse kits for them! We have limited space for volunteers, so please register in advance for this…

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October 2019

Make a Difference Day – Volunteer Event

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
United Way of Greater Stark County, 401 Market Avenue N Suite 300
Canton, OH 44702 United States
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Registration for this event is now closed. Saturday, October 26 – 10am – 11:30am Location: United Way of Greater Stark County Office For individuals who are struggling, living in shelters or going through counseling, many have no family or place to turn. United Way of Greater Stark County programming serves as a support to get their lives back on track. We are asking you to join us to make a difference by offering words of encouragement and handmade cards. We…

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December 2019

Literacy Kit Assembly – Volunteer Event

December 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
United Way of Greater Stark County, 401 Market Avenue N Suite 300
Canton, OH 44702 United States
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*Event registration is now closed* Wednesday, December 11th – 4 PM – 5:30 PM Location: United Way of Greater Stark County Office In Ohio, almost 40% of kids entering kindergarten are not on track at the beginning of the school year in language and literacy. This, in turn, can lead to learning struggles throughout school and leads to us facing a statewide workforce crisis. This is why preparing children for kindergarten success is one of United Way’s goal areas. Reading…

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February 2020

The Massillon Purse Project

February 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, OH 44646 United States
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Event is Full – Please visit uwstark.org/volunteer for other upcoming volunteer opportunities   The Massillon Purse Project Wednesday, February 12th – 5pm – 7pm at The Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E, Massillon OH 44646   Volunteer with us February 12 as we work to give love and support to women seeking safety and shelter in the Massillon area. We will be filling purses with personal care items to give to women affected by homelessness, domestic abuse and substance misuse.…

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March 2020

Read Across America: Story Time at Belden Village Mall

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Belden Village Mall, 4230 Belden Village St NW
Canton, Oh 44718 United States
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Monday, March 2nd, 2020  10 AM-11 AM Located at Center Court, Belden Village Mall   “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go...” So writes Dr. Seuss in “Oh, The Places You’ll Go”. On March 2nd, in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, United Way volunteers will read two…

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