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Akron Community Comes Together to Collect Christmas Gifts and Resources for Families Experiencing Homelessness this Holiday Season

shelterdistributionProject RISE Staff Members Deliver Gifts
and Good Cheer to a Family at one of the Shelters.


Thanks to many generous donations, this Christmas was a lot happier for many families experiencing homelessness in Akron. On December 16th  and 17th, Project RISE (Realizing Individual Strength through Education) staff members delivered presents and cookies to Akron’s Homeless Shelters. Staff members also enjoyed singing Christmas carols with the shelter residents.

On December 17th, several “doubled up” parents were able to come “shop” for gifts at Trinity United Church of Christ in Akron, where Project RISE was able to store and organize the donated gifts.  The gifts came from several community groups and individuals.

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