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.

Weathervane Community Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, OH 44313, produces live theater with volunteer artists, designers and technicians under professional direction, and provides education and training in theater arts and appreciation.

It is seeking monetary donations for general operating, capital or specific artistic purposes, as well as volunteers to work backstage technical positions or front of house, work as designers, help build sets or create costumes, clean, do light office work or make phone calls.

Contact Justyn Jaymes at 330-836-2626 or jjaymes@weathervaneplayhouse.com. The playhouseís website is www.weathervaneplayhouse.com.

GASP (Guardians Advocating Child Safety and Protection), 53 University Ave., fourth floor, Akron, OH 44308, delivers free programs and materials to help protect children from sexual offenses, abuse, abduction and other dangerous situations.

It is seeking monetary donations and volunteers to help with programs or fingerprinting/ID events, observe at sexual offendersí trials and sentencings, participate on search teams, educate children, help with fundraising events and help with the organizationís National Missing Childrenís Day event in May.

Contact Debbie at 330-247-1402 or office@gasp123.org. The organizationís website is www.gaspohio.org.