Giving

Pastor John Grey is getting ready 2019, the year of the established miracle, by showing himself as a miracle to his congregation. According to Pastor Grey “The role of the Church is to meet the needs of the people in the house…” and meet the needs is exactly what he did. During his sermon on […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Today is not only Tuesday but Giving Tuesday. Much like retailers gear up for Black Friday, charities look forward to Giving Tuesday. It’s a day when millions of people, worldwide support organizations and causes that matter to them the most. While giving is always good, the Better Business Bureau has a few tips before you […]

  3500. That’s the number of children that The Salvation Army of Summit County wants to help this Christmas through its Angel Tag Christmas Assistance Program. According to Cheryl Knerien, Christmas Program Coordinator for The Salvation Army, this year’s need has greatly increased from last year. “We have seen nearly a 15% increase in requests […]

  PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) – You may recall 19 Action News did a story about a band of panhandlers that claimed to be homeless and they were using a supermarket to set up shop. And up until now little has been done to stop them, so one family is taking things into their own […]

  ROCKY RIVER, OH (WOIO) – The Lutheran West High School girl’s basketball head coach Josh Campbell donated a kidney earlier this week to Lutheran West girl’s soccer head coach Jeff Bancroft. Bancroft called the school Thursday morning with the news that the transplanted kidney has started to work. He will be in the hospital […]

According to TMZ the kids belonging to Diddy and Kim Porter had their little hearts touched by the stories they heard about the typhoon victims in the Philippines.…

CLEVELAND – The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store on Mayfield Road will close its doors at the end of December. For seven years, the store has offered shoppers in the Mayfield community discounted items while supporting the rehabilitation programs of The Salvation Army. Cpt. Patrick Wilson, who oversees The Salvation Army Family Thrift Stores, said […]

CLEVELAND, OH – The Salvation Army is about to make Christmas a little happier for families in need across Greater Cleveland.  With Christmas just 53 days away, registration for the Christmas Assistance program is underway. Eligible families with children 12 years of age and younger can receive toys, a grocery store gift card for holiday food, and “Coats for […]

AVON, OH (WOIO) – Having a “Merry Christmas” is a lot more likely now because of the kind deeds of a Secret Santa.  He came to the Avon Wal-Mart and gave a whole new meaning to “Satisfaction guaranteed.” He paid of layaways for two dozen people he doesn’t know. “I think that’s fantastic.  I can’t […]

INDEPENDENCE, OH (WOIO) – The economy is in crisis and with unemployment rate about 9% it could be a bleak Christmas for some families. Who can forget the joy of Christmas morning, being a child and opening what Santa left you?  It’s hard to imagine what it could be like to explain to your kids […]

Aaron Pace claims he is the victim of faulty “gaydar” and intends to sue for discrimination after he was not allowed to give blood because he appeared to be homosexual. Pace, who is 22 and insists he is straight, was rejected from giving blood by Bio-Blood Components Inc. in Gary, Ind., earlier this month. Read […]

President Barack Obama spoke Thursday night, December 9th,  at the lighting of the national Christmas tree on the ellipse, just outside the White House: