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People Helping People — Dec. 24

People Helping People is a list of charitable causes in our area that need donations or volunteers. The Beacon Journal has not investigated these causes, so donors should verify their worthiness and the tax-deductibility of contributions. A link to a form for submitting requests to People Helping People can be found at www.ohio.com/charity, along with tips on researching charities and a list of causes already published.

Questions about submitting information? Call Mary Beth Breckenridge, 330-996-3756.

Fathers and Sons of Northeast Ohio, 19 N. High St., Akron, OH 44308, provides fatherhood education classes to help facilitate reunification of fathers with their minor children; provides mentoring, spiritual support and grief recovery assistance for men who have criminal backgrounds or drug or alcohol abuse; and operates a veterans sober house.

The organization is seeking donations of money, gift cards, Metro bus passes and a passenger vehicle, van or work truck.

For information, contact Stephen E. Rozsa at 330-622-1131 or steve.fsneo@gmail.com, or visit http://fathersandsonsneo.org.

Park Little Shepherd Preschool, 2308 24th St. SW, Akron, OH 44314, makes low- or no-cost preschool available to children and provides families with support and encouragement in a Christian environment.

The preschool is seeking monetary donations to keep its Subsidized Sliding Scale Tuition Assistance Program available to as many families as possible. It is also seeking donations of craft materials, used ink cartridges, Acme Community Cash Back receipts, Labels for Education, old cellphones and Box Tops for Education.

For information, call 330-745-8950 or email parkls@sbcglobal.net.

Super Heroes to Kids in Ohio dress as superheroes to visit children at area hospitals. The group is seeking volunteers.

Information is on its Facebook page, or contact Brian Chulik at 440-242-1002 or bestpersonaltraining@yahoo.com.