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Love, Hair and Happiness warms up a winter day in Canton

Sunday, February 27, 2022

CANTON, February 13, 2022 Tryston Ross remained motionless and face down on a small table while Barbara Jean Winston gently touched his skin. Ross, a Canton South High School student, was receiving the Bowen therapy technique massage. He was among beneficiaries of free services like haircuts, manicures and massages Sunday at the YWCA’s annual Love, Hair and… Continue Reading Love, Hair and Happiness warms up a winter day in Canton

Does your child need a winter coat? The Canton YWCA can help

Sunday, February 27, 2022

CANTON, February 2, 2022 The Canton YWCA in partnering with Operation Warm and the Kent Chapter of the Links so children can weather the cold this winter. Free new children’s coats, hats, scarves and gloves were made available Wednesday at the YWCA, 231 Sixth St. NE. Another giveaway is set for 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 7. Free snacks, children’s books and 96 new… Continue Reading Does your child need a winter coat? The Canton YWCA can help

YWCA Canton CEO Shana Smith shares her backstory, favorites in Stark County

Sunday, February 27, 2022

CANTON, January 7, 2022 Shana Smith never really shared her life’s backstory with others until she arrived at the YWCA Canton. As the YWCA’s new chief executive officer in December 2020, she began to see how sharing her story helped her relate to her coworkers and the people using the nonprofit organization’s early childcare and education services… Continue Reading YWCA Canton CEO Shana Smith shares her backstory, favorites in Stark County

The Heart of Stark: Canton YWCA residents return home in time for Christmas

Sunday, February 27, 2022

CANTON, January 3, 2022 More than 50 YWCA Canton residents displaced by a building flood returned home on Dec. 23, just in time for Christmas. For five weeks, the majority of these residents have been temporarily staying at a local hotel while their home, YWCA Canton’s Gateway House II, was being renovated. Gateway House II flooded… Continue Reading The Heart of Stark: Canton YWCA residents return home in time for Christmas

Canton residents flooded from apartments hope to be back by Christmas

Sunday, February 27, 2022

CANTON, November 26, 2021 Formerly homeless residents made homeless again when a burglar flooded their apartment building last week are hoping to get home by Christmas. Most of the 51 residents displaced Nov. 16 from the YWCA-owned Gateway House II on Walnut Avenue NE remained in a local hotel on Friday. “The insurance adjusters are still assessing… Continue Reading Canton residents flooded from apartments hope to be back by Christmas

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