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, including a short chapel service for those who request it; mentors other area churches willing to start meal programs; and provides deliveries from area stores to charities. It also operates a Christmas gift shop the Saturday after Thanksgiving where guests can choose gifts for their children or grandchildren.
The organization seeks the following:
• Adult volunteers to help serve meals.
• An adult to serve as a substitute driver, picking up and delivering food to area charities on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday mornings. The volunteer must have a van, SUV or covered pickup truck.
• High school students who wish to do community service.
• Area stores interested in becoming partners with the program.
Meals On Wheels of Stark & Wayne Counties, 2363 Nave Road SE, Massillon, OH 44646, provides meals in a social or home setting to help individuals remain healthy, active and independent.
Volunteers are needed to deliver meals to homebound individuals in Stark and Wayne counties. Volunteers must be licensed drivers and have auto insurance coverage. Deliveries are made between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. weekdays.
One-time volunteers, regular drivers and occasional substitute drivers are all welcome.
For information, contact Linda Spielman at 330-832-7220 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The organization’s website is www.mow-starkwayne.org.