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Ways to Give

The Stark Library Foundation offers a variety of ways that you or your business can contribute to support its mission.

What we fund

Thanks to financial support from donors like you, the Stark Library Foundation is able to provide financial support for the Library’s greatest needs and highest priorities.

The Library’s strategic thinking blueprint and executive leadership provide a framework for library services worthy of the Foundation’s financial support. The Library’s key focuses include early literacy, lifelong learning, and community engagement.

See the 2023 annual appeal letter here.

Cash or Check

Donations can be made in person or by mail to:

Stark Library Foundation
ATTN: Mary Ellen Icaza
715 Market Ave N
Canton, OH 44702

Online by Credit Card

Donate securely online using a credit card. Wish to make a recurring donation? Contact us!

Corporate Giving & Sponsorship

Our generous corporate partners provide funds for a variety of projects as well as underwrite our fundraising events

If your business or organization is interested in partnering with the Library Foundation through a donation or sponsorship, please contact Mary Ellen Icaza 330.458.2707.

Legacy Gifts
Planned Giving

Planned gifts are an important part of ensuring our library’s excellence for generations to come. The Library Foundation accepts a variety of planned gifts including bequests through wills or trust, charitable gift annuity, charitable remainder trust, retirement plan assets and even property.

Please consult your attorney or financial planner as to which vehicle best fits your financial circumstances as well as your tax and charitable objectives. For more information about making a planned gift, please contact Mary Ellen Icaza‌ 330.458.2707.

Tribute Gifts

A tribute gift can recognize or commemorate a person you care about. Please include the information below when making a tribute gift:

  • Whether the gift is an honorary or memorial gift.
  • Name of the person you wish to recognize or remember.
  • Name and address of the person to whom you would like an acknowledgement letter mailed. We will not include the amount of your gift in the acknowledgement letter.

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