News & Updates

Alijah’s Gift: West Point cadet donates to Canton YWCA

26 December 2020
CANTON Alijah Curtis, a McKinley High School alumna and sophomore at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, recently collected and donated more than $2,000 worth of toys and games... Read More

Stark County businessman pivots after no one shows up for Massillon meal giveaway

23 December 2020
Local businessman Charles Danzy III wanted to lend a hand this holiday season so he arranged to provide a home-cooked meal and warm hats and gloves to local veterans. Things... Read More

YWCA Canton Names New CEO

8 December 2020
The Board of Directors is thrilled to announce that Shana Smith will be the next CEO of the YWCA Canton effective December 8. Shana has deep roots in our community... Read More

Unity Challenge: Taking A Deeper Look at Racism & Biases

3 September 2020
Canton, OH (September 3, 2020) – More than two thousand community members took the Unity Challenge this past month and almost fifty organizations endorsed it. From August 10 to August... Read More

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