Cookie Plates for SOS

On 12/17 my friends and I gathered to make 25 plates of Christmas cookies for Street Outreach Services, which is a drop in center in Akron, Ohio for homeless teens. We each made cookies at home to contribute and a couple of our grandmothers made some cookies ahead of time too (which was a huge…

Decorating at MCH

My STVM cheer team and I met at Miller Community House to decorate for the holidays. We had so much fun working with the children at the center. We sang and danced to Christmas carols and helped one another unpack boxes of decorations. Putting the tree together took A LOT of teamwork :). In the…

Thanksgiving Dinner for SOS

I have awesome friends!! We planned to make dinner for SOS (a drop in center for homeless teens in Akron) on the 15th and then it turned out I had cheer practice until 8pm. I was able to make some of the food the night before, but I am super thankful for good friends that…

Advertising for Miller Community House

Miller Community House is a shelter for families in Kent, Ohio. It’s a wonderful home that provides transitional housing to those in need. One obstacle that MCH encounters is getting the word out that they exist in our small community. Often people think of homelessness as being a big city problem, but that’s just not…

Winter Volunteer Opporunties

*Make sure you check our fall page for events in Sept., Oct. and Nov. Check back often for updates. Dec. 2nd – STVM Cheer Service Project – Decorating Miller Community House for the holidays Dec. 16th – Selfless Elf Walk/Run for the Akron Canton Food Bank. This will be our third year participating. It’s fun to…

This is Hunger

Three of my friends and I attended an interactive event at Kent State University with a few of our moms. The event focused on hunger in the United States. It introduced us to Americans from all walks of life who struggle with food insecurities. Many of them were educated, had high paying jobs at one…

Walk for Babies

We had a great time volunteering on Oct. 1st at the annual  Walk for Babies event at Canal Park. The event raises money for Akron Children’s Hospital’s NICU. We saw so many people we know and met lots of new friends too. The park was crowded with kids playing games, making birdhouses, having their faces painted…

Blankets to Warm the Homeless

My friends and I got together on a warm Sept. afternoon to make no-tie blankets for the homeless. We are hoping to join Akron Snow Angels on one of their upcoming mission trips this winter. If that doesn’t work out, we will make a trip into Akron on our own to  pass out blankets, coffee…

Fall Volunteer Opportunities

Sept. 16th – Cider and Donut stand to benefit victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. All donations will benefit the American Red Cross. (Update, we collected $188 :). Thanks to everyone who helped out. Oct. 1st – Volunteer to help at the 11th Annual Walk for Babies at Canal Park. 7:45-10:00am. Oct. 15th – This…

We were saddened by the loss of life and property which resulted from the recent natural disasters affecting our nation and others. We decided to have a cider and donut stand in our neighborhood to collect donations to send to victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. We raised $188.00, which we mailed to the American…

Car Wash to Support FMSC

Our friends are organizing a Feed My Starving Children Mobile Pack at their church. They are raising money for the event, which will be held next Spring. We joined them in washing cars as a fundraiser. It was a fun morning! More Details: Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) MobilePack will be held at St. Mary Church on…

Redecorating Bedroom at MCH

We had the best time redecorating this bedroom at Miller Community House. A young pregnant woman was staying in the room and it brought us such happiness to cheer up her surroundings. We painted, put new bedding on the beds, added pillows, pictures, replaced the old bulletin board (where she had her ultrasound pictures hung…