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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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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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