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.
Soups On, 2220 Second St., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, provides warm meals to those in need on the fourth Saturday of each month, along with a short chapel service for those who request it. It also mentors other churches willing to start meal programs and delivers food from stores to charities.
It needs the following:
• Adult volunteers to help prepare and serve meals and to clean up.
• Adult volunteers to help as substitute drivers, picking up and delivering food to area charities on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday mornings. Volunteers must have a van, sport utility vehicle or covered pickup truck.
• High school students who want to perform community service.
• Stores interested in being partners with the program.
Call Wes Lacy at 330-928-2139 or send an email to email@example.com.
Information on the program is at http://stjohnscf.com.
The Arc of Summit and Portage Counties, 3869 Darrow Road, Suite 109, Stow, OH 44224, supports the rights of people with developmental disabilities and advocates for their full inclusion and participation in the community.
It is seeking donations of office supplies, such as sticky notes, tape and legal pads, as well as gift cards for OfficeMax and area grocery stores, fast food restaurants or department stores. Contact Verna Whitmire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The organization’s website is www.thearcneo.org.