People Helping People is a list of charitable causes in our area that need donations or volunteers. The Beacon Journal has not investigated these causes, so donors should verify their worthiness and the tax-deductibility of contributions.
A link to a form for submitting requests to People Helping People can be found at www.ohio.com/charity, along with tips on researching charities and a list of causes already published.
Questions about submitting information? Call Mary Beth Breckenridge, 330-996-3756.
Mobile Meals Inc., 1063 S. Broadway, Akron, OH 44311, provides hot and frozen meals, supplements and nutrition education to people of all ages who are at nutritional risk. It is seeking the following:
• Donors for its Adopt a Senior program to help fragile and vulnerable seniors pay for their meals. A gift of $750 provides meals for one year; $375, six months; $185, three months; and $60, one month. Contributions may be made by mail or at www.mobilemealsinc.org.
• Volunteers to deliver meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays and 8:30 to 11 a.m. Saturdays. Meals are picked up at a number of convenient locations. Deliveries number from 10 to 15 households.
Contact Phil Marcin at 330-376-7717 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Randolph-Suffield-Atwater Food Shelf, 2643 Waterloo Road, Mogadore, OH 44260, provides food to people in need in that area of Portage County. It operates in conjunction with area churches and community groups.
The food pantry is seeking volunteers; donations of soap, toilet paper and other paper products; and cash donations so it can buy food at a reasonable cost from the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Checks may be mailed to: Food Shelf, c/o St. Joseph Church, 2643 Waterloo Road, Mogadore, OH 44260.
Contact Dolores Hermann at 330-947-2854 or email@example.com.
Lift Up Ministries, 1041 Frederick Ave., Suite B, Akron, OH 44320, provides small home repairs for disabled, low-income and elderly people. It also installs and repairs handicap ramps.
The ministry needs cash donations and donations of handicap ramps. Contact the Rev. Mark R. Williamson Sr. at 330-671-4121 or MarkRWilliamson@aol.com.
The organization’s website is http://Liftupministries.org.