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Hope Card Program

Bridge Point strives to help families of all shapes and sizes meet their everyday needs.  Our goal is to help you "stretch" your income and budget by providing needed resources, at no cost, that free up your income for other family needs.

As a Hope Card holder, you and your family have access to receive monthly personal care resources (shampoo, deodorant, toothbrushes, etc), household products (laundry detergent, toilet paper, paper towels, etc.) and other special resources. In order to take advantage of our other programs such as Souls 2 Soles, Keeping Kids Warm and Christmas Mart, you must be a Hope Card holder.

To apply, please click the link below and we will contact you once we review your application.

Furniture & Appliance Bank

Bridge Point's Furniture and Appliance Bank helps families in South-Central Stark County affected by homelessness, domestic violence or other crises by providing them with furniture and appliances that have been generously donated to our organization by members of our community.

If you and your family are currently in need, complete the online application below.

Food Resources

Food is a necessary resource for everyone!  Bridge Point partners with several area churches and groups to help people in need of food.  Check out the resources by clicking the link below!

Diapers & Period Supplies

Bridge Point is a Community Distribution Partner Site of the Heart of Ohio Diaper Bank. Heart of Ohio Diaper Bank is a distributor of free diapers to Bridge Point to help end diaper need in Stark County.

Families in need may stop in during our Resource Center Hours to receive diapers, wipes and/or period supplies once a month. Families can only receive supplies from ONE of the Heart of Ohio Diaper Bank distribution centers once per month. No appointment necessary. Diapers may only be provided to the custodial guardian of the child(ren) and they must reside in the same household. 

Connecting Point

COMING SOON!

Bridge Point's Connecting Point Mobile Community Resource Center! We will be bringing various resources such as food, personal care items, household products, diapers and more, to the heart of the communities we serve for easier access. Stay tuned for more details and locations.

Souls 2 Soles - Back to School Shoe Program

Bridge Point's Souls 2 Soles back to school shoe program provides school shoes to students-ages 2 -18, that reside within the Canton Local, Sandy Valley and East Canton school districts. You MUST be a Hope Card family in order to register for shoes. Please see above for Hope Card Application.

Registration will open June, 2024.

Keeping Kids Warm

Through our partnership with the Rotary Club of Canton South and The Helping Hands Network, Bridge Point provides winter coats, hats and gloves to children in the East Canton, Canton Local and Sandy Valley school districts. You MUST be a Hope Card family in order to register for winter coats. Please see above for Hope Card application.

Keeping Kids Warm registration will open September, 2024.

Christmas Mart Outreach Program

Bridge Point's Christmas Mart Outreach Program is a community holiday outreach to help families in need provide their children with clothing and gifts. Members of the community purchase and donate the clothing and toys. Christmas Mart is held on the 3rd Saturday in December, where parents will be given the opportunity to pick out toys/gifts for each of their children and receive the clothing purchased for their children. There will also be extra items such as stocking stuffers, new socks, hats and more!

You MUST be a Hope Card family in order to apply for our Christmas Mart Outreach Program. Please see above for the Hope Card Application.

Christmas Mart registration will open October, 2024.

Questions about resources not listed?

We strive to fill the gap of resources and services needed within the communities we serve.  If you have a specific need that is not listed above, you can email us and we will see if we are able to help or direct you to another organization that can.