Welcome to Canton Ex-Newsboys Association

“No School Child Shall Miss School For Need of Shoes or Clothing.” The Canton Ex-Newsboys have stood by this motto for more than 50 years!

The Canton Ex-Newsboys Association was founded in 1960 as a 100% charitable organization, providing needy children in Stark County with clothing and shoes. One hundred percent of donations goes towards purchasing shoes, clothing, and coats for children, ages kindergarten through 12th grade. Our caring, non-profit organization has spent decades helping needy children throughout the Stark community.

Each Stark County school has a person on staff to assist students in need. This staff member works with students and parents to submit the application to the Canton Ex-Newsboys. The school staff member will connect with the family once the application has been reviewed to assist with their needs.

Since their inception, the Canton Ex-Newsboys have provided $3.3 million in coats, shoes and other clothing to the needy children of Stark County, all thanks to generous donations and participation by our community. Over the years, more than 45,000 children have been recipients of the Ex-Newsboys efforts!

The Canton Ex-Newsboys Association wants YOU!
Get involved, donate, and help a child in need. Volunteer, become a member, and learn more about needy children in Stark County today!

Canton Ex-Newsboys Association

Getting Involved

The Canton Ex-Newsboys is run exclusively by volunteers and we need you! Whether it’s donating your time to volunteer at one of our many events or becoming a committee member who helps us with the day to day...

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Making A Donation

The Canton Ex-Newsboys proudly guarantee that 100% of all donations go directly to the purchase of shoes, coats, and additional needed items for our children. Your donations stay local, helping our local children in need to...

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Receiving Assistance

Does a child you know need assistance? Don’t wait! Reach out to the designated staff member at the school of the child in need. Not only do we have designated staff members in each of the area’s local schools, but we work closely with...

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