Monday, December 9, 2013

Volunteers wanted for Warren SOUP

Warren SOUP Seeks New Committee Members, Volunteers & Donors for Next Warren SOUP 2.1.14:

* Can you serve as a SOUP committee member? We will be discussing the previous Warren SOUP event, moving forward as a group, and planning the next SOUP, which will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 (DTBA). 

* Can you volunteer with Warren SOUP? (some of our needs include, but are not limited to: people to set up/cean up on event day; website designer; musicians to perform at SOUP; artists to display work at SOUP)

* Can you donote or seek donations of soup, bread, salad, refreshments, paper products, etc.?

PROPOSALS DUE: All proposals are due in hand by Tuesday 1/21/14 at 12pm and you will be contacted within a week before the Saturday, February 1st Warren SOUP.

CONTACT: Sheila Calko 330-881-7698 or

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Do offers ideas for youth to get involved and make a difference.  Many of their campaigns include the opportunity to win a scholarship.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Smoke Detectors are now available in Newton Falls

Newton-Falls-Joint-Fire-District says they will have smoke detectors are available for homeowners starting November 25 at Station 2 across the street from Arbys Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Additionally, these smoke detectors can be installed by Fire Department staff upon request.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Girard residents are able to walk in the city gym

Smoke Detector giveaway in Howland

Tribune reports The Howland Fire Department will conduct a smoke detector program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the main fire station, 169 Niles Cortland Road. The program is targeted for residents living in the township. One smoke detector per household will be given out with proof of residency and matching identification.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Pills vs. Candy

Click here to take the Pills vs. Candy quiz.

The Kidding Around Blog has some suggestions on where to donate that candy

FREE -DBSA Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance support group meetings
Chapter Logo



*Donations are welcome to help cover group outreach and expenses. Look for the green bag with our logo on it, if you want to help support our mission of improving the lives of people living with mood disorders.

Dr.Pepper Scholarship

Visit Dr. to tell your one of a kind story and how you plan to make an impact on the world for your chance to compete to win up to $100,000 in tuition.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Text Bombing?

Spy Parent explains...

One technique that cyber bullies use to torment their victims is text bombing. A text bomb is when a user sends a text 1,000 to 10,000 times in the same day. The victim of the bomb has to endure receiving the same degrading text throughout the day. 

There are multiple apps on Google Play and Itunes that will block text bombers. Here are some of our personal favorites:

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Senior Watch Programs

Some area police departments are offering a safety watch program to provide welfare check-in services to their residents.  The details of the check-in program vary through each department, the arrangement may be a designated time for the senior to make/receive a call or check-in visit may be scheduled.


Liberty Township

Bazetta Township Police Dept's facebook page 

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Postive Light Photography

Positive Light Photography is a local organization that does photo shoots for children with disabilities and chronic illnesses.  Follow their facebook page for more information and to contact them for a session.  

PLP has also shared a photo prop wish list, let them know if you'd like to donate any of these items:

Metal wash basin 
Old Picture Frames
Bumbo Seat 
Large Baskets 
Crochet Hats/booties/blankets
Chalk Boards 
Santa Hats
Fake Snow
Four pane window frame without glass

Trumbull County Family & Children First Council's Favorite Facebook Pages



Child Care Connection

First Book of Trumbull County

Friends of Fairhaven

Help me grow

Homes for Kids

Northeast Ohio Adoption Services

Resource Mothers



Trumbull County Youth


Warren Public Library & branches

Saturday, September 21, 2013

St. Demetrios Church

St. Demetrios Church
429 High Street
Warren, Ohio

Occasional Community Dinners
& Food Pantry last Monday of the month

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Expired Drug Collection in Lordstown

Lordstown-Police-Department's facebook page

Medication can be dropped of 24 hours a day in the lobby of the station located at 1583 Salt Springs Rd, Lordstown, Ohio 44481

Thursday, August 8, 2013

How, When, What & Where to donate to the Warren Family Mission

Warren Family Mission Donation Locations:

Non-perishable Food & Toiletries - 2671 Youngstown Road, Warren
Monday thru Friday - 9:00am to 4:00pm
(Saturday and Sunday or after hours food can be dropped off at 361 Elm Road location)

Clothing, Shoes, Linens - 2671 Youngstown Road, Warren
Monday thru Friday - 9:00am to 4:00pm
(Saturday and Sunday or after hours food can be dropped off at 361 Elm Road location)

Furniture, Appliances, and Household - 361 Elm Road
Any day of the week.
(For larger donations, you can call 330.469.9107 to schedule a pickup).

Prepared Food - 361 Elm Road
Any day of the week

School Supplies - Either location
2671 Youngstown Road is open Monday thru Friday 9:00 to 4:00
361 Elm Road - items can be dropped off any day

The Warren Family Mission would like to thank you for your continued support!

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Trumbull County Homebound Library Service

Midlothian Free Health Clinic

388 E. Midlothian Blvd.
Youngstown, OH 44507
Phone: (330)788-3330
Fax: (330) 788.8797

Our hours are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.

Facebook page 

Swim Classes for Autistic children

From the Tribune-CLASSES OFFERED: Swimming classes for autistic children will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the YMCA on High Street. Sessions are one hour. There is no charge for current members. If not a member, membership is not required, but sessions will be monthly for a fee and this includes both parent and child. An adult must be with the child for the sessions. Financial assistance for the classes may be available to those families who meet certain financial criteria. Registration and financial assistance is done through the YMCA. 

Friday, June 7, 2013

Eating well on the go!

Out to Eat with Kids  is my go-to app & website for finding out where the best spots to find a good deal on kids meal.  It allows you to search by zip code and/or day of the week date but because it is a nation-wide site, it doesn't always get those locally owned spots.  A little list of those deals can be found here  Kids Meal deals

Mature Operators Course

Niles Community Services

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Bullying Support Tips

The Summit Academy recently held a Bully Ralley and here are some of the materials they shared with the participants.