Stories of Hope

Fred loves to cook. He openly shares recipes, inside secrets for tender barbeque, and how to spice up simple dishes. Unfortunately, because of his back problems he’s no longer able to stand all day wearing his chef hat...
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Week, powered by Johnson Controls and the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, created an immense celebration in Canton, including two dozen diverse events enjoyed by more than...
Steve, 65, has a mischievous look in his eyes and is hiding a small grin. It’s clear he enjoys having a good time and making others laugh. But Steve’s journey hasn’t always been enjoyable. He’s had a kidney transplant...
Volunteers are vital to the work of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and its hunger-relief efforts. An excellent example is easily seen in the individuals who help operate the Community Harvest program. This dedicated...
Julia has a long history with her local senior center, dating nearly 20 years. She began as a volunteer and has served on its board of directors for more than six years. She’s advocated for its programs and services and...
The Good Samaritan Hunger Center has been serving the Akron community since 1982. Founded by Sister Jordan Haddad, a Dominican Sister of Peace, her goal was to ensure that “one day no man, woman or child would go hungry...

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