Get Involved

Get Involved with Pathway!

We rely on a dedicated group of volunteers who enhance our programs, assist in administrative duties, host donation drives, and mentor Pathway children and teens. Our volunteers offer a special skill set that allows them to relate and empathize with our children, promoting trust and healing.

If you or your group are interested in volunteering, contact Liz Hill at or 330.818.0446.

Current Pathway Needs

Looking for volunteer opportunities in Canton, Ohio? Volunteer with foster kids and donate time, money and resources to Pathway Caring for Children and our families.

Volunteers Needed:

  • To assist with front desk responsibilities a few hours per week at our Canton office
  • To help plan parties and events for Pathway foster children and families​
  • To organize donation drives for Pathway
  • To assist with clerical tasks-i.e. data entry, phone call reminders, organizing etc.

Gift Card Donations:

  • $20 Gift Cards for Target, Walmart, Amazon, Giant Eagle and Fast Food Restaurants or Gas Cards
  • Gift cards are used to purchase clothing and necessities for new foster placements, activities equipment and materials for extracurricular activities
  • They are also used as incentives for our foster children to reward good behavior and grades.

Foster Care and Transitional Age Youth Needs:

  • Appreciation gifts for foster parents: gift cards, chocolates, treats, coffee/tea, candles, etc. ​
  • Gently used vacuum cleaner for former foster teens

Therapy and Case Management Needs:

  • Picnic table for clients to have therapy sessions outdoors​
  • Healthy Boxed Snacks
  • Powdered drink mixes (Kool-aid, lemonade, etc.)
  • SARTA & RTA Bus passes

Mentoring Needs: 

  • Children’s DVD’s Rated G and PG​
  • PlayStation 3 Games Rated E

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Help over 1,000 Northeast Ohio Children and Families realize the possibilities of their lives.

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