January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

  Putting an end to human trafficking starts with acknowledging its existence in our communities. During the month of January, advocates, organizations, and individuals unite to raise awareness about the issue of human trafficking. You can join the movement to put an end to this exploitation. Get the facts about human trafficking, then help shed light…

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25th as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The United Nations defines violence against women as “any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Take A Stand is a call to action meant to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence during October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and throughout the year. By taking a stand we intend to remind the nation that there are still countless people impacted by domestic violence – from victims and survivors, to their…

National Immunization Awareness Month

National Immunization Awareness Month During August, which is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), the National Public Health Information Coalition promotes the importance of immunizations with their communications toolkit and encourage people to use the valuable resources in this toolkit throughout the year. The Importance of Getting Vaccinated Protecting the health of children and others by…

2018 United Way Day of Caring

  On June 15, 2018, United Way held it’s Annual Day of Caring event at our new building, B-FIRST, in Canton. There were about 20 volunteers from Marathon Petroleum Corporation – Ohio Refining Division. They “spruced” up the outside of our building with some landscaping. They did an amazing job and we are so thankful…