Community Partners

 

Did You Know?

Parents are invited to attend and participate in the following special events.

  • Ohio State University Extension Expanded Nutrition Program
  • Akron Children’s Respect K-12 Program
  • Akron Children’s Kohl’s Fit & Healthy Kids Program
  • Read Across America Day
  • Real Eyes Vision Program
 

Network Community Partners

  1. Aultman WOW van: Healthcare services & education
  2. Ohio Benefit Bank
  3. Hannah’s House mentoring program
  4. Northeast Ohio Behavioral Health
  5. Pathway Caring for Children
  6. Girls Scouts
  7. Boy Scouts
  8. Early Childhood Resource Center
  9. Stark Parks (Free activities)
  10. PNC Banking services & training
  11. Stark County Mental health and Recovery Board
  12. Smiles (Mobile Dentist)
  13. East Canton Church of God Blessings Exchange (clothing and resource room)
  14. Ex-Newsboys (clothing voucher program for school uniforms in the fall)
  15. Total Living Center (food/ meals/clothing)
  16. Tom Tod Ideas (summer camps/programs for middle school students)
  17. Stark County Library (classes, services offered, etc.)
  18. En-Rich-Ment (free music and dance lessons)
  19. OSU Extension Parent Nutrition Education Program
  20. Compass (sexual assault education, prevention, & services)
  21. The Martin Center (sports/recreation programs for 8th grade & older)
  22. Stark County Hunger Task Force (food pantry)
  23. Bigrigg Efficient Energy Services (replaces fridge/freezer with new energy efficient appliance and 15 free light bulbs for those eligible)
  24. Catholic Charities
  25. God’s Heartbeats to the City (clothing room, activities for kids)
  26. American Red Cross (“Operation Lifesaver” free smoke detectors installed; free first aid & CPR classes)
  27. List of weekly activities in Canton & surrounding communities posted in main office
  28. McKinley Freshman Academy Open House to parents of 8th graders for help transitioning          student to high school
  29. Rising Hope Ministries: meals, groceries, clothing
  30. Canton Parks & Recreation (sports, activities)
  31. Canton YMCA
  32. Canton Homeless Network/Hotline
  33. Canton/Massillon Domestic Violence Shelter
 
 

Community Engagement Specialist

For questions concerning community engagement or our partners, please contact the following personnel:

Janna TenHuisen, Community Engagement Specialist,JTenHuisen@beaconacademyedu.org

Sandy Calvert, Director, Community Services,sandy@edempowerment.com