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    FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE! **        WE WILL NOW BE OFFERING FREE TAX SERVICE...The Ohio Benefit Bank along with One on One are dedicated to helping our neighbors find programs that will improve the quality of their lives. Thru no fault of their own, many Ohioans are being forced to make tough decisions every day. WE CAN HELP We can complete applications for programs such as Food Assistance, HEAP, WIC , Healtcare Programs for Famlies & Childrens, Medicare Premium Assistance,Ohio Work First Cash Assistance, and do your taxes for free.**(IF YOU QUALIFY) 
FOR MORE INFO: 330-604-6249 or 800-648-1176       
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6498 Waterloo Rd,Atwater,OH
They will distribute food the first Saturday of each month between 9 am and  11 am. No proof of income is required. For more info :330-947-2259
Springtime of Hope
serves the homeless and less fortunate in Summit County with a weekly food and clothing ministry and three transitional homes. For more info:330-294-0056
Soups on at St. John's
2220 Second St.Cuyahoga Falls,Oh
Provides warm meals to those in need along with a short chapel service for those who request it. St.Johns also seeks and mentors other area churches willing to start a meal program and provides food deliveries from stores to area charities. 
For more info:330-928-2139
Akron's Ronald McDonald House
The home away from home for families whose children are patients at Akron Children's Hospital has an urgent food donation list!. If you can help, please call 330-253-5400
What's needed: Stouffer or Lean Cuisine entrees(individual servings), potato chips, pretzels,canned mushrooms, beef broth,salad dressings, boxed potato mixes, canned soups,boxed cereals, pop tarts, granola bars,fruit roll ups, canned fruit,juices, brownie mixes, cheese,individual pudding cups,olives, pickles, stuffing mixes, Ziploc bags, dryer sheets, paper towels, napkins, laundry detergent,gift cards for grocery stores,Sam's and BJ's
Safe Landing Youth Shelter
39 W.Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron
is a crisis shelter that provides counseling and residential services for youth and families in Summit County. For more info call:330-253-7632
Helping Hands of Summit County
Helps families struggling with homelessness, life changing events and chronic, serious illness. For more info call: 330-773-773
Breast Oasis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting communities by providing women who may not be able to afford them with clean certified, gently used bras after reconstructive surgery. If you have a gently used bra please donate. Breast Oasis is about women helping women. For more info: 877-GIVE-066
Pink Ribbon Project 
provides breast and cervical cancer screening program for low income women who have no insurance and are age 40 and above. For more info: 800-381-2489
Access Inc. 
provides a  supportive environment for homeless mothers and their children and offers housing, advocacy and empowerment programs to help clients develop self esteem and become self sufficient. For more info: 330-643-5512
Memorials of Angels
an organization that provides grave markers to families of children who cannot afford them. For more info call Barb @ 330-773-2385 or go to
 Fighting cancer is difficult enough, but living with it is even tougher and that’s where Cleaning For A Reason steps in. As a nonprofit serving the entire United States and Canada, we partner with maid services to offer professional house cleanings to help women undergoing treatment for cancer, any type of cancer. To date, we have provided more than 17,000 cleanings for women with cancer with a value of more than $4.5 million in donated cleanings, and partnered with over 1,100 maid services. We’d like to tell you more! Join our Newsletter List and receive more exciting news and updates about our foundation. 
 You can help us build awareness of our foundation in your local area. The demand for services continues to increase as does the need for more maid service partners. If you currently use a professional maid service to clean your home, please ask them if they have heard of the Cleaning For A Reason foundation. Every day, we recruit new maid service partners with the heart and soul to donate house cleanings for local women with cancer in their hour of need. For more info: 877.3373348 or
FREE CLOTHING FOR TEEN PARENTS & BABY: Clothing giveaway (baby related items included) 2nd Tuesday of every month from 3 to 5 pm at Turnaround Community Outreach 321 Cherry Avenue NE, Canton 330.456.1581

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to helping you find programs that will give you a chance to better your life.  We will help you find programs for your situation and needs.Each one  has it's  own qualifications, and we will help you determine if you qualify..  There are numerous programs available, depending on your needs, and it is our mission to make you aware of them  and guide you through the appplication process.  By sharing and working together we can help make a difference in your life.  And the best part is, this service is FREE!!!
We are associated with the Ohio Benefit Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank. We are dedicated to helping our neighbors find programs that will improve the quality of their lives.Through no fault of their own, many Ohioans are being forced to make tough decisions each and every day between eating, paying their rent, or getting their medications. Through the OBB, we can complete applications for programs such as Food Assistance, the Home Energy Program(HEAP), Woman Infants and Children(WIC), Healthcare Programs for Families and Children, Medicare Premium Assistance, Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA),Ohio Works First Cash Assistance(OWF), and we can even file your taxes. ALL OF THESE SERVICES ARE FREE!! We are only a phone call away, and better yet, is the fact that we will come to you. Programs supported by the Ohio Benefit Bank are available to help Ohioans, including those that are working. These programs can provide resources to individuals who may be having a hard time making ends meet, while boosting the money spent in our communities. Find something that you think could help you and your family? You can learn more about the programs offered by contacting us at 330-604-6249 or 1-800-648-1176


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330-604-6249 Ohio
803-984-9226 South Carolina

Need support after the death of a loved one to suicide? The Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County and the Portage County Suicide Prevention Coalition sponsor a free survivor support group, which meets the last Wednesday of each month. It is open to families and others who have lost loved ones through suicide.

The term "survivor" refers to those close to the person who has died due to suicide. Meetings will start at 6:30 p.m. and run until 8 p.m. Persons interested in attending are welcome to participate in discussion or simply listen. Members can attend on a regular basis or join the group when they are able. There is no cost. The meetings will be held at the Mental Health & Recovery Board office, 155 E. Main St., Kent.basis or join the group when they are able.   For more information, call the Mental Health & Recovery Board at 330-673-1756, ext.203, or email joelm@mental-health

                                     SUMMIT COUNTY: REVERSE ALERT 
voluntary registry for people who wish to receive a telephone warning during disasters. 330.643.2558

​                                                                                       SUMMIT COUNTY: 
Offers Adult Protective Services available to older adults who may fall victim to self neglect, physical and sexual abuse, neglect and exploitation. These incidents may be reported anonymously by calling APS 24 hour hotline @ 330.643.7217

                                                         FREE RESPITE FOR CAREGIVERS: 
The Legacy Corps offers free respite support to family caregivers of seniors or other loved ones who need ongoing attention. Caregiving is often a job that lasts 24/7 and is an exhausting overwhelming experience. To get your free respite break call 330-297-7027 x 332

​                                                                                         SUFFIELD CARES: 
Provides for short-term emergency assistance to the residents of Suffield Township Ohio ONLY. The need must be a short-term emergency need such as shut off notice from the electric/gas company, eviction notice, or medical emergency. For more info: 330-628-9240 or call us @ 330-604-6249

​                                                          RENTAL, MORTGAGE & HOUSING ASSISTANCE:
 If you need assistance with paying your rent or mortgage, these resources might be able to help: For rental assistane the Department of Housing & Urban Development can assist you with privately owned or public housing. For mortgage assistance "The Making Home Affordable program may be able to help you lower your payments or rates, exit a mortgage gracefully, or get help if you lost your job or if your home has lost it value. For info: FREE HELP IS AVAILABLE THRU THE GOVERNMENT...DON'T GET SCAMMED

​                                                                                PORTAGE COUNTY SENIORS:
 qualify for a discount on their property taxes, the Homestead Exemption Call the county auditor to register: 330-297-3571. Seniors also qualify for a discount on their sewer bill, call 330-297-3672

​                                             DUMP: Dispose of Unused Medications Properly in Summit County 
is open 24/7 at 13 different sites: Akron, Barberton, Bath, Copley, Fairlawn, Hudson, Macedonia, New Franklin, Richfield, Sagamore Hills, Tallmadge & Twinsburg police departments, plus the sheriff's training facility in Green 

​                                                                                         OHIO FAMILIES: 
If your children are eligible for the free/reduced school meal program they may also be eligible for free health care coverage through Medicaid and/or Ohio's Healthy Start & Healthy Families programs. For more info: 800-324-8680

​                                                                                        AURORA SENIORS: 
Aurora Senior Center funded through the Department of Parks & Recreation open 8-5 weekdays. 330-995-9148. If income eligible: Free trash pick up, free recycling, 20 % discount on water bill and free snow plowing.

If you are a family battling cancer and need financial help please contact the Stephen A Communale Jr. Family Cancer Foundation: 330-835-5985 or