COMMON GOODS PROGRAMS


This page provides information about where to find help with groceries & personal items, clothing, household goods, school supplies, baby needs, financial assistance and holiday assistance programs. This list includes public service agencies as well as private charities and faith-based community outreach programs.  This information has been updated as of August 2018 but may be subject to change. Identification and eligibility requirements may apply. Please contact providers for verification and precise program details.

 

 
ALLIANCE HELP ORGANIZATIONS
A comprehensive directory of assistance services in the alliance area including shelters, food & clothing pantries, meal sites, recovery and health services 
http://alliancehelporganizations.org/ 



UNITED WAY REFERRAL SERVICE
Chat on-line weekdays from 9:00  am- 5:00 pm with a  Community Resource Navigation Specialist for referrals to local health and human service programs. Dial 2-1-1 to reach a Specialist 24 hours a day. Resources include food, rent & utilities, low cost medical services, car repair s and transportation, job skills and financial services.
http://www.uwstark.org/unitedway2-1-1helps

 

FOOD - CLOTHING -  PERSONAL ITEMS - EMERGENCY FUNDS

 
ALLIANCE OF CHURCHES
470 E. Brroadway St
Alliance, OH 44601
330-829-9294
Utility assistance only available as of August 2018. Other assistance may be offered when available.


ALLIANCE PREGNANCY CENTER
75 Glamorgan St 
Suite 103
Alliance, OH 44601
330-821-7283
Maternity clothes, baby clothes, diapers, wipes and formula available
Pregnancy tests, limited ultrasound testing and counseling and  referral services avaialable
http://alliancepregnancycenter.com/

 

ANCHOR HOUSE OF ALLIANCE
333 East Market St.
Alliance, OH 44601
918-994-2836
Sack lunch ministry, clothing and household goods 
http://anchorhousealliance.org/
 

 

BETHESDA OUTREACH MINISTRY
PO BOX 3004
N. Canton, OH 44720
330-305-6914
Provides emergency financial assistance for Christian families in need. Requests require  a referral from and must be submitted by your church pastor
http://www.bethesdaoutreachministry.com/

 

 

CALVARY BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH
6312 Navarre Rd SW
Navarre, OH 44662
330-268-5676
Clothing giveaways may  be available
https://www.calvarybbc.com/ministries

 

 

CANTON BAPTIST TEMPLE
515 Whipple Ave NW
Canton, OH 44708
330-477-6267
Food pantry and children's clothes avaialble
http://cantonbaptist.org/get-connected/serve/

 

CANTON EX-NEWSBOYS ASSOCIATION
408 9th Street SW
Canton, OH 44707
330-454-9461 ext. 1667
Charity works through the school system to provide clothes and shoes for school age children.  Eligibility  and application requirements may apply. The program is accessed by contacting the child's school office. First contact to report a needy child can be made by any concerned individual.
http://cantonexnewsies.com/receiving-assistance.html

 
 
CATHOLIC CHARITIES
800 Market Ave. N. Suite 1150
Canton, OH 44702
330-491-0896
Food, clothing, baby needs, furniture,rent utility and holiday assistance available
https://www.ccdoy.org/locations/catholic-charities-serving-portage-stark-counties/

 

CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
47 2nd St NE 
Massillon, OH 44646
330-832-7455
Call for information about the clothing closet
http://www.massilloncpc.org/activities-events

 

CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
530 Tuscarawas St W
Canton, OH 44702
330-456-8113
Food and clothing assistance available
http://www.cantoncpc.org/servinginourcommunity

 

CRIBS FOR KIDS PROGRAM
Provides a free Pack-n-Play to families in need of a safe sleep environment for infants
Call the Stark County Health Department at 330-493-9928 or 330-493-9914 for more information.
http://www.starkcountyohio.gov/public-health/nursing-services/safe-sleep-and-cribs-for-kids
 
 

CROSSROADS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
120 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, OH 44702
330-455-0153
Free meal and clothing giveaway on the 1st and 3rd Fridays from 7:00 -9:00 pm provided by Little Flower Catholic Church
Contact Little Flower for information at 330-494-2759
https://www.crossroads120.org/food-ministry

 


CRYSTAL PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH/FAITH KITCHEN
2219 Mahonning Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705
330-455-0009
Meals on the last Saturday - registration and worship service at 10:00 am followed by the meal at 11:00 am
Grocery and clothing distribution after the meal for those who have also attended the worship service and meal
Service attendance is not required for the meal

 

DELIVERANCE CHIRSTIAN CHURCH
1358 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44703
330-458-4920
Clothing giveaway and hot meal on the 4th Saturday from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Food Pantry on the 2nd and 4th  Friday from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
http://www.powerofdcc.org/the-storehouse/

 

EAST CANTON CHURCH OF GOD
201 East Nassau St
E. Canton, OH 44730
330-488-0366
Clothing, household goods and toys. Call for information.
http://eastcantonchurch.org/ministries/local-missions

 

EMPOWERMENT CENTER
TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH
715 S. Arch St
Alliance, OH 44601
330-823-6837
Clothes closet on Tuesdays from 5:00  - 6:00 pm

 

FAIRHOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
5660 Louisville St NE
Louisville, OH 44641
330-875-2028
Clothing giveaways, Thanksgiving and Christmas assistance available. Call for information
https://sites.google.com/view/myfairhopeumc/missions
 

 


FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH
6900 Market Ave N.  
Canton, OH 44721
330-456-2600
Food, clothing and housewares available. Application and eligibility requirements apply.
https://firstchristian.com/assistance/



FIRST CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
901 East Tuscarawas St
Canton, OH 44707
330-453-1719
Clothing sale on the 1st Tuesday and 1st Wednesday from  9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Most cost items 25 cents to 50 cents each.

 

 

GOODWILL COMMUNITY CAMPUS
408 9th St SW
Canton, OH 44707
800-942-3577
Voucher program for use at Goodwill Thirft Stores
http://www.goodwillgoodskills.org/services/social-services.aspx

 

GREEN GOOD NEIGHBORS
GREENSBURG UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
2161 Greensburg Rd
Green, OH 44232
330-896-1936
Food, clothing and household items available on Wednesdays from 9:00 am until 12:30 pm
http://www.greensburgumc.net/Good%20Neighbors.aspx
http://www.good-neighbors.org/good-neighbors-locations.html


HELPING HANDS NETWORK
126 South Main St
Waynesburg, OH 44688
330-866-2005
Clothing and food pantry every Tuesday, Wednesday  and Thursday from 9:00  - 11:30 am and 1:00  - 2:30 pm
http://www.thehelpinghandsnetwork.org/

 

   HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH
   URBAN ARK
   2551  55th St NE
   Canton, Oh 44721
   330-492-0072
    Food and clothes pantry on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 6:45-8:00 pm
   http://holytrinitycanton.org/

 


HOPE OUTREACH MINISTRY

23545 Mahoning Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705
330-456-9790
Clothing, meals and food distribution are available every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
http://hopeoutreachministry.org/

 


JERUSALEM MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1909 Third St NE
Canton, OH 44714
330-454-3298
Food and clothing  pantry every  Tuesday  Noon - 2:00 pm


LAKE TOWNSHIP FISH
934 W. Maple St.
Hartville, OH 44632
330-877-1845
Clothing, utility and housing payment assistance available for Lake Twp residents meeting eligibility requirements

THE LIGHT IN CHRIST CHURCH / COMMUNITY DROP IN CENTER
1492 Cherry Ave SW
Canton, Ohio
330- 456-7692
Food and clothing giveaway every Friday morning (except the first Friday of the month)
https://www.facebook.com/pg/The-Light-In-Christ-Church-Community-Drop-In-Center-160150327369904/about/?ref=page_internal

 

LINK CHURCH
1128 Walnut Rd SW
Masillon, OH 44647
330-833-1200
Clothing giveaway and community lunch on the 1st Saturday from 11:00 am- 1:00 pm

 

LOUISVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST
1520 California Ave NE
Louisville, OH 44641
330-875-1673
Clothing and food pantry available
http://www.louisvillechurch.org/index.php

 

MASSILLON BAPTIST TEMPLE
1219 Overlook Ave SW
Massillon, OH 44647
330-832-5003
Clothing ministry every Tuesday from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
http://www.massillonbaptisttemple.com/ministries.html

 

MICHAEL'S WORLD CLOTHING MINISTRY
333 E. Market St
Alliance, OH 44601
330-575-9319
http://www.alliancefcc.com/michaelscloset

 

MOUNTAIN OF THE LORD FOURSQUARE GOSPEL CHURCH
426 East Main St.
Alliance, OH 44641
330-821-7323
Individual need-based assistance may be available

 

NORTH CANTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
1301 East Maple St.
N. Canton, OH 44720
330-499-4303
Monthly food and clothing distributions. Call or visit website for registration and schedule information.
http://www.northcantonchurch.org/food-and-clothing-giveaways
 
 
 
OHIO CAN
"Blessing Bags" of personal care items, snacks and seasonal items (such as blankets) available for those who are homeless or newly in recovery
Call Ron 330-280-6500
 


PERRY HELPING PERRY
Groceries, clothing and school supplies available
Perry Local School District Residents only - application required
 

 

RIVER OF LIFE CHURCH
3281 State St NW
N. Canton, OH 44720
330-497-5399
Food pantry and clothes closet on the 3rd Saturday from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. The pantry is located next  to the church at  3271 State St.
https://www.myrolchurch.org/ministries/

 

SALVATION ARMY
Food, clothing, shoes and  & holiday assistance programs vary by location

315 6TH St NE.
Massillon, OH 44646
330-833-6473
http://neo.salvationarmy.org/northeastohio/massillon

420 Market Ave S 
Canton, OH 44702
330-453-0159
http://neo.salvationarmy.org/northeastohio/cantoncitadelhome

57 West Main St.
Alliance, OH 44601
330-823-5188

Minerva Office
301 Valley St.
Minerva, OH 44657
(330) 868-5808
call for available services

 
 
ST. GEORGE'S SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
LOVE THY NEIGHBOR MISSION
 4667 Applegrove St NW
North Canton, Ohio 44720
 330-494-7888
Provides an assortment of personal care, oral care, baby care, laundry and cleaning items, packed into a sturdy laundry basket
 
 

ST JOHN'S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
101 Tremont Ave SE 
Massillon, OH 44646
330-833-5322
Heart Ministry on the third Tuesday from 6 -8:00 pm includes
Community meal and food pantry open to all. Taxable merchandise items available to those with photo ID proving Massillon residency and an Ohio Direction card 
http://stjohns101.org/

 

 

ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH
427 East Broadway
Alliance, OH 44601
330-821-5760
The Saint Vincent DePaul Society provide temporary food and utility payment assistance and Christmas baskets
http://www.stjoseph-alliance.org/ministryorganizations



ST JOSEPH ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
322 3rd St SE 
Massillon, OH 44646
330-833-4907
Meals served on Mondays from  Noon - 1:00 pm followed by grocery and clothing distribution.

 

 

ST. MICHAEL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
3430 St Michaels Blvd NW
Canton,OH 44718
330-492-3119
Archangel Charity Fund available for emergency housing and utility assistance and basic human needs
http://www.stmichaelcanton.org/267

 

 

   ST PAUL'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH
   127 Cherry Rd NE
    Massillon, OH 44646
    330-832-7409
    Community meal and closet on the 2nd Friday from 4:30  - 6:00 pm
   http://stpaulsmassillon.org/outreach-ministries

 

 

ST PAUL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
241 South Main St. 
N. Canton, OH 44720
330-499-2201
Food pantry available 5 days a week
Emergency funds for housing, utility and medical expenses
Seasonal programs for school supplies and holiday baskets
http://stpaulncanton.org/helping-hands/
 
 


ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN CHURCH
515 E. Line St
Minerva, OH 44657
330-868-4918
Non-emergency utility assistance and food pantry available. Call for information.

 

 

ST PAUL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
Salvation Army Fairless Service Unit
21 Wooster St NW
Navarre, OH 44662
330-879-5836
Food and clothing vouchers available to residents of the Fairless School District
Zip codes 44662, 44613, 44608 and 44689 only
http://www.stpauluccnavarre.org/welcome-3/salvation-army-navarre-service-unit

 

TOTAL LIVING CENTER
2221  9th St SW
Canton, OH 44706
330-455-3663
Clothing room open daily
Haircuts by appointment or walk-in on Wednesdays from 1:00 - 6:30 pm
Chiropractic care available on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday from noon - 2:00 pm. No appointment needed.
Free laundromat service available
Lunch served Monday through Friday from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Dinner served Wednesdays at 5:20 pm and Sundays at 4:45 pm (service attendance expected)
Grocery distribution on Wednesdays and Sundays after the meal (service attendance expected)
http://thetotallivingcenter.org/get-help/



TRINITY GOSPEL TEMPLE CARE  CENTER
1612 W. Tuscarawas St
Can ton, OH 44708
330-453-2519 x 129
Clothing distribution  on the  2nd Thursday  9:00 am - Noon
http://trinitybrotherdave.org/Outreach.html#CareCenter

 

 

WORD HARVEST CHURCH
1651 Maple Ave NE
Canton, OH 44705
330-454-7313
Community clothing giveaways periodically available. Call for information
https://www.facebook.com/WordHarvestChurchCanton/
 


ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH
349 Lindy Lane Ave NW
N. Canton, OH 44720
330-499-3909
Food , clothing, toys and household items are available twice a month
https://zionevangelicallutheranchurch.godaddysites.com/food-pantry

 

 

HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE


LAKE TOWNSHIP FISH
934 W. Maple St
Hartville, OH 44632
330-877-1845
Christmas holiday help program available for a limited residential area. Call for information
http://laketownshipfish.org/about.php

 

NORTH CANTON CHURCH OF CHRIST
1301 East Maple St.
N. Canton, OH 44720
Christmas toy give-away. Call or visit website for details
http://northcantonchurch.org/2


UNION BAPTIST CHURCH - THANKSGIVING FOOD ASSITANCE - CALL FOR INFO
413 Cornelia Ave NE
Canton, OH 44704
330-454-7450


CATHOLIC CHARITIES

800 Market Ave. N. Suite 1150
Canton, OH 44702
(330) 491-0896
http://ccdoy.org/locations/catholic-charities-serving-portage-and-stark-counties/


THANKSGIVING BASKETS
http://www.thanksgivingbasketscanton.org


COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS
330-454-3841

http://communitychristmas.org