Community Giving High School Social Action Program
In 2001, the Health Foundation of Greater Massillon created the program with the following goals:
A packet of information regarding the program is distributed to each participating high school in the fall. Once the students and their advisor determine what health related program/project they want to initiate, the Foundation sends a check in the amount of $1,000 to each high school to defray the cost of developing and carrying out their project.
The program was designed to educate students in the process of community volunteer work by their designing and executing a project that will create a sense for the students to give back to their community by addressing a distinct real health related issue. The students from each high school meet and each school presents their program/project to the other schools. The students then grades each other’s and arrives at the conclusion of three winners of the following categories: Most Creative Project’ and Most Efficient Project receives a check in the amount of $500. The Best Overall Project receives a check in the amount of $1,000,
Neighborhood Partnership Grant Program
The Health Foundation of Greater Massillon is duplicating in Massillon the Neighborhood Partnership Grant Program that started in Canton more than a decade ago by the Stark Community Foundation.
The City of Massillon has the following established Neighborhood Associations:
For more details about these two programs please call the foundation office.
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