2023 Holiday Food Drive in Full Swing

October 6, 2023

The Center of Hope and Kent Social Services are once again gathering food and toy donations for their annual Hope for the Holidays food and toy giveaway to families in…

Veteran’s Haven New Container Home Project

October 3, 2023

Veteran’s Haven, a program of Family & Community Services, is set to begin construction on a container home project at the intersection of West Warren Avenue and Hillman Street before…

What Is Purse Bingo? About HIAH’s New Format

August 30, 2023

By now you may have heard that this year’s Hope in a Handbag, Safer Futures’ annual fundraiser, is mixing things up with a new bidding format. Previously, the fundraiser was…

Center of Hope Receives Second $10,000 Donation from First Congregational Church of Ravenna

August 4, 2023

The donations have made a significant impact on the center, allowing it to continue meeting the growing demands of the community for food pantry assistance that have resulted from cuts in SNAP benefits and other financial difficulties.

Golf Outing to Benefit Victims of Domestic Violence

August 4, 2023

Someplace Safe and Solace Center, located in Warren, Ohio, are hosting their first annual Golf Outing fundraiser to benefit the thousands of victims they serve each year who are impacted by domestic and intimate partner violence.

Hope in a Handbag: New Format and Venue!

August 3, 2023

Safer Futures' annual fundraiser will be hosted a few weeks earlier than in the past and is also showcasing both a new venue and bidding format for its purses.

Miller Community House: Say Hello to Our New Logo!

July 31, 2023

We’re excited to reveal Miller Community House’s new logo! As much as we loved our old logos, we wanted a visual identity that better reflected the values and practices of…

Foster Grandparent Volunteer Receives Friends of Education Award

June 8, 2023

Clyde Adams, the recipient of the Friends of Education Award, has mentored over 320 children and volunteered 150 hours of her time at Willyard Elementary.

Root House Recovery Facility Celebrates 10 Years

June 2, 2023

On June 1, 2013, Root House residential treatment facility opened its doors to males struggling with addiction in Portage County. Now celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the facility has reached over 900 men and their families.

Eagle Scout Gives Back

April 28, 2023

From April 10th to May 7th, Matthew Banko will be running a food drive benefitting Family & Community Services’ Food Programs as his Eagle Scout Service Project. This project, which…