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:
Sponsor a  Pinwheel Garden

Sponsor a Pinwheel Garden

Be a part of the Pinwheel Promise! This April Pinwheels will be sprouting all over Medina County for Child Abuse Prevention Month. Blue Pinwheels represent child abuse prevention and the carefree, joyful childhoods that we want for all children. These Pinwheel Gardens...

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Human Trafficking Awareness 101

Human Trafficking Awareness 101

  JANUARY 28, 2023 8:30 AM SIGN IN 9:00 AM - NOON PRESENTATIONS ST. FRANCIS-XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH Learn how agencies work together through the Medina County Coalition Against Human Trafficking to combat trafficking in Medina County Learn how to become part of a...

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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

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


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.