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.
Kidney Foundation of Summit County, 750 Lafayette Drive, Akron, OH 44303, helps people with kidney disease by providing services that include prescription assistance, utility payment and transportation to dialysis.
The foundation is seeking monetary donations, which may be made in memory of a loved one. Contact Carolyn Henretta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Park Little Shepherd Preschool, 2308 24th St. SW, Akron, OH 44314, makes preschool available to children at low or no cost and provides activities for elementary-age children on scheduled days off from the public schools. It also provides families with support and encouragement in a compassionate Christian environment.
The preschool is seeking monetary donations to help keep its Subsidized Sliding Scale Tuition Assistance Program available to as many families as possible. It also needs donations of craft materials, used ink cartridges, Acme Community Cash Back receipts, Labels for Education, old cellphones and Box Tops for Education.
Donations may be dropped off or mailed.
For information, call 330-745-8950 or email email@example.com.
Reach Out Center for Youth and Family, P.O. Box 7581, Akron, OH 44306, provides positive activities for inner-city young people, feeds and gives clothes to people in need, provides blankets to homeless people and takes parents, youths and children to social events.
The center is seeking monetary donations and volunteers to work with children and youths. It also needs the donation of a vehicle for its outreach work.
Monetary donations may be mailed.
To volunteer or arrange a vehicle donation, contact Pastor Rick Starr at 330-548-2092 or ReachOutCenter@aol.com.