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Electric washing machine

Davey Elementary School is in need of a washing machine (electric hook up)

Family in need of clothes

Single mother of four is in need of clothing for her children. Two school age, one preschool and one younger one. 

1 Size 2T boy 

1 Size 6 girl  

1 Size 6 boy

Items needed Long and short sleeve shirts, Sweat pants and jeans, Pajamas

Clothing for Clinic - Updated

Girls stretchy pants that are size Medium/ Large or size 10 - These items are needed for our school clinic when students need to change. 10-15 pairs needed or more. 


We maintain a clothes closet for students as they need items to wear that relies on donations. An item that we have run out of is boys belts. We could use any gently used boys belts that we can provide to students. Brown or black. Sizes from 26"-32" would work.

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Recently Filled Needs

Required Shoes needed for a Job

Male size 13 Extra Wide -  black dress shoes and athletic shoes. 

Tennis shoes

Tennis shoes size 1Y for a first grade girl

Boys Sneakers for 2nd grade Student

Size 5.5 tennis shoes for a 2nd grader


In need of an mens lg or xl coat for a 6th grade student.  

Full Size Box Spring

1 full size box spring needed 

3 year old boy needs - Socks and Underwear

 Family with a 3 year old boy who is in need of socks and underwear.  Size 3

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About Kent

Kathleen Wiler - Area Director

Kathleen Wiler is a resident of Kent where she lives with her husband and two daughters, both of whom attend Kent City Schools. She is a current board member for the City of Kent Department of Parks and Recreation. Her past professional experience includes nearly 20 years working in NCAA Division I college athletics and three years as a teacher and coach near her hometown of Philadelphia, PA. Kathleen graduated from Providence College with a B.A. in Social Science and earned an MEd in School Counseling from Kent State University.

Our Steering Committee

David Myers - Manager, Human Resources - Davey Drill Kent / Rotary

Amanda Senn - Sales and Marketing. - Metis Construction /Rotary

Nicholas Shearer - Chief of Police - City of Kent

Bill Myers - Fire Chief - City of Kent

Michelle Hartman- Executive Director - Kent Area Chamber of Commerce

Marquice Seward - Assistant Program Manager - Kent Social Service

Nate Watson - Director of Camping at Great Trail Council - Boy Scouts of America - Kent Jaycees

Bill Russell - Chief Officer Portage Behavioral Health - Coleman Health Services Inc

Dave Rueller - City Manager - City of Kent

Carmen Roebke - Assoc for Christian Formation - Kent State University Newman Center

John Vennetti - Superintendent - Portage County Board of Developmental Disability

Louise Feciuch - Supervisor - Portage County Job and Family Services (serves as family and community engagement coordinator for KCSD)

Joan Seidel - Health Commissioner - City of Kent

Heather Malarcik - Executive Director- Main Street Kent

Lesley Sickle - Marketing and Branding - Main Street Kent

Dana Lawless - Assoc VP Office of Engagement and Outreach - Kent State University

Candace Curtis - Ben Curtis Family Foundation

Megan Johns - School Age Administrator - Kent Parks and Recreation

Tom Larkin - Superintendent - KCSD

Justin Gates - Assistant Superintendent - KCSD

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