You Can Make a Difference

It only takes one word, one conversation, one moment to make a difference in the life of a child.
The Children’s Center depends on the help of the community to carry out its life-changing mission. Partner with us by giving of your time and resouces in one or more of the following ways:
Impacting Families: Spotlight on Carol Rhodes

Impacting Families:
Spotlight on Carol Rhodes

This month we are spotlighting one of our volunteers, Carol Rhodes. Carol has been a committed volunteer at The Children's Center since 2019. Carol is always friendly and joyful. She brings warmth to The Center and is wonderful to work with. She happily completes the...

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Making the World a Better Place: Spotlight on Carol Thombs

Making the World a Better Place: Spotlight on Carol Thombs

This month we are spotlighting one of our Medina County Coalition Against Human Trafficking members, Carol Thombs.  Carol is a liaison to the Coalition for the Medina Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the President of the Medina...

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Juvenile Justice: Spotlight on Ron Stollar

Juvenile Justice:
Spotlight on Ron Stollar

This month we are spotlighting one of our Board Members, Ron Stollar. Ron is retiring at the end of the year from his position as the Superintendent of the Medina County Juvenile Detention Center. Ron is a strong advocate for vulnerable youth in Medina County. He has...

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Wish List Donations

Items are always needed for children for visits to the Children’s Center. These items include snacks, cleaning supplies, paper products, etc. If you would like to see our current needs click on the button below to download the full wish list.  If you would like to make purchases through Amazon that will directly ship to our location click the Amazon Wish List button below. Thank you!

These items help make a child’s visit a little bit easier. We appreciate your support! Out of respect for the children and families, please contact us in advance to schedule a time to drop off donations.

For more information or to schedule a time to drop off donations, contact Ellysa Paras at 330.764.8891 or donations@MedinaCountyChildrensCenter.org

Collage of most needed items: individual orange juices, paper towels, tissues, chips, individual meals, trash bags, individually packaged muffins

Volunteer/Intern

Volunteers are needed at The Children’s Center to help with general tasks important to day to day operations. Volunteers may spend only a few hours on a quick project or volunteer multiple hours per week on a regular basis. Both weekday and weekend opportunities are available. The first step is to fill out an application and schedule a tour of The Center. All volunteers must pass a background check.