Stories tagged with: Donations

November 12, 2013 - 3:02pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

If you have a little extra money to spare, the Muskingum Valley Red Cross is collecting donations to help out the people hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan. Red Cross Executive Director Marlene Henderson says Red Cross volunteers are currently assisting victims in the Philippines, but says the need for supplies, food and water, is expected to grow.

"You could send a check here to our office. Put on the memo line that you want it earmarked for typhoon recovery in the Philippines, or...

November 8, 2013 - 3:04pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

Do you have any clothes or toys you've been meaning to donate, but just haven't gotten around to it? Well, the Zanesville Jaycee's can help you out with that!

The Zanesville Jaycee's annual C-Day event starts Saturday morning on Z-92 FM radio. If you have gently used toys, clothes, furniture or canned goods that you would like to donate to the needy this holiday season, Jaycee members will swing by your home or business to pick up your donations.

"They can call the FM radio...

August 6, 2013 - 2:50pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Last month, the Center for Seniors served just over 600 meals, up 43% from last year. With such a large increase, they need donations from the community to keep the pantry open.

"We ask that people do bring things that are current in date," said Debrah Smith, Supportive Services Director for the Center for Seniors. "If they would also like to make a financial donation, I can buy foods at the Mid Ohio Foodbank for a very inexpensive price. I can get about 10 times more...

December 30, 2012 - 8:04pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

A local family is in financial need to help put a loved one to rest and is reaching out to the community for donations.

Terence Degarmo, tragically and suddenly passed away on December 26th. He was only 23 years old and leaves behind a young daughter, family and friends.

Adam Negash, Degarmo's brother said, "Anybody that knew Terence knew he was a fun loving guy. He would make anybody smile and he was good at hiding his problems as well and he would just make you feel good....

November 19, 2012 - 4:47pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

The Carr Center is in immediate need of transportation for their Adult Day Care Center.

The center provides social, therapeutic and recreational activities for adults with or without disabilities, in a well supervised environment. In the past the Carr Center has utilized Z-Bus for transportation to the Adult Day Care Center, but starting in January 2013 that option will no longer be affordable.

"The rates are at what they call per loaded mile, so they start when the...

May 27, 2011 - 5:27pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Local volunteers and goods donations are needed to help the victims of the Joplin, Missouri disaster.

A three mile wide tornado struck the city last Sunday, killing more than 130 people, destroying countless buildings, and leaving many people homeless.

Friday volunteers gathered at the Pollock Apartments, located on 5th and Market Street in Zanesville to gather items to send to Missouri. Items are still being accepted, but volunteer Dave Joseph says they need more hands to help...

February 8, 2011 - 12:04pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

There's not as many donations filling boxes at Goodwill stores across Southeastern Ohio.

Boxes usually full of items are left mostly empty and the drop off center on Maple Avenue is quiet. Officials said they always experience a lull in donations during February and March.

"The slow down affects us being able to give quality items at a low price," explained Goodwill Chief Operating Officer Cindy Caldwell. "It also sometimes affects employment where we have to cut...

December 15, 2010 - 9:32pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

According to the Muskingum Valley Red Cross, there have been 20 fires in the past four weeks.

The organization who covers Muskingum, Morgan and Perry counties has a disaster action team in place that's on call 24/7 to assist families in emergency situations.

"We offer them help with their immediate needs, if they don't have family to go stay with, we put them up in a hotel, they're going to need food and we give them a voucher for food and also clothing," said Marlene...

December 8, 2010 - 4:57pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

The Salvation Army is asking for your help.

Every year, The Salvation Army provides Christmas baskets for families around the holidays.  And this year, they are welcoming your non-perishable food donations more than ever.

"Our greatest need, what we would like to do, is to make sure they have a Christmas dinner, so you know to be able to fill those baskets. We would like to be able to have enough food," said Salvation Army Christmas coordinator, Joyce...

November 8, 2010 - 6:05pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

It's a familiar sound that emerges around this time of year.

The Salvation Army is setting up for its annual six-week donation period.

"Some people don't like that bell. It gets on their nerves, but it really draws attention. So, the bell and the kettle is what the Salvation Army, represents us, " says Captain Dianne Campbell of the Salvation Army.

There are currently seven kettles set up around the area, but that number will jump to 17 after Thanksgiving. The...

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