Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The city's website now contains info on how to get involved
The city's new Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program aims to connect those in need with those willing and able to help. Spurred by Councilman Mark Cerreta, the program just recently made its way onto the city's website. There, residents can find out more about the program and how to get involved and start helping their neighbors. If you or your organization wants to be on the "go-to" list of volunteers to help, call City Hall at 330-499-5081 or sign up on the North Canton website at northcantonohio.com. North Canton Patch has also reported about the program. You can find more info here:
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Looking for a good volunteer opportunity? Girls on the Run of Stark County is looking for volunteers to help out at a 5k on June 1 and June 2.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Looking for a way to give back to the community? The Canton Stark County Convention & Visitors' Bureau is making it easy with an online form to volunteer at sporting events in North Canton and throughout Stark County.
Friday, February 18, 2011
Local elderly care facility provides many ways for residents to help
North Canton residents can help enrich the lives of older adults in a variety of ways at St. Luke Lutheran Community. The faith-based service says one thing is especially important to their residents, and that's volunteerism. “Volunteers can work as much or little as they want,” said Cheryl Smith, volunteer coordinator. “We’re flexible.” There are several activities that they need help with, like bingo and special events. For instance, the most current project is the Valentine’s Day project, where they have cookies and choose a king and queen. Volunteers are needed to help decorate for the events. They could also help with mail and paper delivery, along with maintenance duties. The Foundation is also always in need of musicians to play …
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Looking for volunteer opportunities this year? North Canton Patch has you covered
The coming of a new year inspires people to contribute to a greater good. Residents of North Canton can take their charitable aspirations to these six places around the community. 1. North Canton YMCA With options like leading an exercise class, reading to preschoolers, coaching basketball, designing brochures and greeting people, the YMCA offers a variety of volunteer work opportunities. Kathy Yaros, family and community director, said the Y is one of the biggest volunteer-driven organizations in the area. She added volunteering your time is a great way to show gratitude to your community. "(Volunteering) is a way to give back to a community that’s giving back to you,” Yaros said. 2. Habitat for Humanity This Christian-based, nonprofit …