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Recap of the 2016 Silena Semedo Foundation Easter Egg Extravaganza

June 24, 2016 Comments Off on Recap of the 2016 Silena Semedo Foundation Easter Egg Extravaganza

The Silena Semedo Foundation in collaboration with Canton City School’s pulled off another magnificent event for the 2016 Easter Holiday Season. This year, we offered a Easter Extravaganza that took place at Youtz Elementary School on March 19th. Over 300 youth and parents attended the event. There was pizza, drinks, snacks,face painting, photos with the …

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Recap of the 2015 Silena Semedo Foundation Cares for Christmas Event

December 18, 2015 Comments Off on Recap of the 2015 Silena Semedo Foundation Cares for Christmas Event

This 2015 Christmas Season, our foundation decided to collaborate with Canton City Schools After-School programs from every elementary and middle school in Canton City School District. Each school selected 2 students that participate in the after school program, exemplifies good leadership skills, and strive for greatness while dealing with adversity. These students and families were …

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Applications for the 2016 Teach Me How to Be 6th – 8th Grade Boys & Girls Summer Camp

April 21, 2015 Comments Off on Applications for the 2016 Teach Me How to Be 6th – 8th Grade Boys & Girls Summer Camp

The Silena Semedo Foundation is accepting applications for its 2016 “Teach Me How to Be” Summer Camp. This summer camp is for boys and girls entering the 6-8 Grade. The camp will focus on teaching the students “How To” do the following: * Start & Run a Business * Start & Manage a Bank Account * Create …

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Recap of the 2014 Silena Semedo Foundation Cares for Christmas Event

April 21, 2015 Comments Off on Recap of the 2014 Silena Semedo Foundation Cares for Christmas Event

The Silena Semedo Foundation was successful in providing assistance to Stark County families that were in need of gifts for Christmas. This year, the Foundation collaborated with the following organizations in order to identify the families that needed assistance: Canton City Schools, Canton Juvenile Courts, Canton Y.W.C.A., PAL Missions, and Stark Job & Family Services. Overall, …

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Recap of the 2015 Silena Semedo Foundation Thanksgiving Basket Delivery Day

December 2, 2014 Comments Off on Recap of the 2015 Silena Semedo Foundation Thanksgiving Basket Delivery Day

The Silena Semedo Foundation this year collaborated with the Canton Negro Old Timers & Our Ladies Auxiliary, and the Canton Police Department to provide Thanksgiving baskets to assist needy families in Stark County. Thanksgiving baskets pick up was held at Old Timers on Saturday, November 21st from 10-2 pm . Over 120 families were able to receive assistance this …

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Recap of the 2015 Teach Me How to Be 6th – 8th Grade Summer Camp

October 27, 2014 Comments Off on Recap of the 2015 Teach Me How to Be 6th – 8th Grade Summer Camp

The Silena Semedo Foundation Teach Me How to Be Summer Camp was a total success this 2015 Summer! We identified boys and girls from Canton City Schools in grades 6-8th to participate in the camp which was held at Malone University. Each week, the students learned skills and traits related to the following: Healthy Living, …

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2015 Thanksgiving Assistance for Stark County Families Event

October 26, 2014 Comments Off on 2015 Thanksgiving Assistance for Stark County Families Event

The Silena Semedo Foundation is excited to play an active roll in providing Stark County families with Thanksgiving Assistance this 2015 Holiday Season. This year, we are proud to announce that we are collaborating with the Canton Old Timers Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Event to assist more needy families! Apply here. Space is limited! We will provide families in order of need …

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Silena Semedo Foundation Cares for Christmas

October 26, 2014 Comments Off on Silena Semedo Foundation Cares for Christmas

Christmas is a time for giving and The Silena Semedo Foundation is excited to play an active roll in providing Stark County families in need with Christmas Assistance this 2015 Holiday Season. This year, the Silena Semedo Foundation will not be accepting applications for Christmas Assistance. Instead, we have committed to assist the organizations Catholic Charities and the Canton Old Timers …

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Recap of 2014 Back to School Give-Away Drive

October 26, 2014 Comments Off on Recap of 2014 Back to School Give-Away Drive

The 2014 Back to School Give-Away was held this year at the Southeast Community Center. We set up the entire gymnasium with tables full of school supplies for families of Canton City Schools. Each student received pencils, pens, folders, binders,  crayons, markers, paper, erasers, and hygiene supplies. Overall, over 200 students received school  supplies this year! …

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