Social Action Committee of the Jewish Community Relations Council
330.746.3250 Ext. 123
Churchill United Methodist Food Pantry
The CHUM Food Pantry aims to feed families in Liberty Township that are in need of extra assistance. Since first starting in 2016, the pantry now feeds over 70+ families. Volunteers will help distribute food and make guests feel welcome during their visit.
Dates: September 7 | October 5 | November 2 | December 7
Time: 9:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: 189 Churchill Road, Youngstown, Ohio 44505
Diaper Packing with Making Kids Count
The Making Kids Count Diaper Bank Volunteers repack diapers in quantities of 25 diapers per size with saran wrap and labels. This ensures that more people are able to receive a pack of diapers and that the diapers are being distributed as more of an “emergency” supply. Volunteers wrap 10,000 diapers into 400 packs a month!
Dates: October 12 | November 9
Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: 7178 West Blvd, Ste E, Youngstown, Ohio 44512
Ohio Nonviolence Week: October 7- 13
Programming is based on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s six principles of Nonviolence. For an entire outline of the week visit OhioNonviolenceWeek.org
Nonviolence Parade and Rally
A parade will be held in downtown Youngstown to celebrate nonviolence. At the conclusion of the parade, a rally will take place promoting nonviolencelifestyles and choices.
Date: Sunday, October 7
Time: Parade-3:00 p.m. | Rally-3:30 p.m.
Simeon Booker Award for Courage
This award is named after Simeon Booker who was civil rights journalist known for his coverage of the Emmett Till murder and trial. MinniJean Brown Trickey of the Little Rock Nine will be honored as a national recipient. The James and Coralie Centofanti Charitable Fund will be honored for their courageous philanthropy.
Date: Tuesday, October 9
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: DeYor Center for Performing Arts
260 W. Federal Street Youngstown, OH 44503