The List | How to Help During the Holidays December 9th, 2015We’ve published a few stories lately about some of the great nonprofit and charitable organizations in Akron. If you’re feeling moved to contribute, to pitch in to help them or others address the big problems facing your neighbors in Summit County, here’s a list of places to turn. If you think we missed a good opportunity, please email us or post in the comments below! Thank you and happy holidays!ACCESS, Inc Dedicated to addressing the plight of homeless women and children in our community 330.376.0997 access-shelter.org How you can help: Adopt a Family at Thanksgiving or Christmas, or donations of new toiletries, pillows and sheets, and baby productsAkron-Canton Regional Foodbank Feed people. Fight hunger. 330.535.6900 akroncantonfoodbank.org How you can help: Host a Food and Funds drive, volunteer to sort food, or run in the Selfless Elf 5k on Dec 19Akron Snow Angels Help the less fortunate by providing them with warm clothing, toiletries and most importantly friendship, compassion and respect akronsnowangels.com How you can help: Donate new lip balm and toiletries or gently used winter clothing and backpacks, or volunteer to sort, tag or distribute donationsBattered Women’s Shelter of Summit & Medina Counties Break the cycle of abuse and help promote peace in every family. 330.374.0740 scmcbws.org How you can help: Donate food for Thanksgiving, or help Adopt-a-Shelter and donate cleaning products, kitchen ware or over the counter medication forMobile Meals, Inc Provide healthy meals and nutrition services to enrich lives and foster independence 330.376.7717 mobilemealsinc.org How you can help: Donate food for the pantry or volunteer to deliver meals, prepare food and moreSouth Street Ministries Unlikely partners taking shared risks to renew our community for Christ’s sake. 330.761.1992 southstreetministries.org How you can help: Support the Christmas Store on Dec 12 by volunteering or donating new toys, winter clothing and socksSummit County Children Services Committed to the safety, permanency and well-being of all children served, in partnership with families and the community 330.379.1994 summitkids.org How you can help: Donate to the Toy Room, Adopt a Family, or donate grocery store gift cardsEditor’s note: Check out their websites for more detailed lists of needed items and volunteer opportunities. Also, all nonprofits greatly appreciate monetary donations as well!Tell your friends:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...Related Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.