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Oct 23
2016

Foundation awards more than $100,000 in grants to area nonprofits

By Akron Beacon Journal Staff The Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation recently approved more than $123,060 in grants to nine nonprofit groups in Holmes, Stark, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties. The foundation supports programs that promote the physical and mental well-being of the people in those four counties. In addition, Austin-Bailey provides $4,000 scholarships to students […]


Jul 28
2016

Prescription assistance program comes to Carroll County

By SARA KLEIN News Leader Staff Writer Posted Jul 28, 2016 at 1:00 AM Two programs geared towards helping low- to moderate-income people were the topic of discussion at the July 25 meeting of the CC Board of Commissioners. The board first heard about a new prescription assistance program that has come to Carroll County. Carol Risaliti, executive director of […]


Oct 18
2015

Blues and brews benefit Prescription Assistance Network

Published: October 18, 2015 – 11:00 AM By Akron Beacon Journal Staff Betty O’Neill-Roderick Guests entered through a make-believe pharmacy for the ninth annual Blues, Brews & All That Jazz, held at the Kent State Stark Conference Center on Thursday evening. The make-believe pharmacy entrance was designed and constructed by Sally Paquin and Lorrie Harbert. […]


Apr 06
2014

Nonprofit Spotlight: Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County

By Denise Sautters CantonRep.com staff writer WHAT IS YOUR MISSION? SHOW MORE… Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County (PAN) provides the most vulnerable individuals with prescriptions and education. The agency collaborates with other health care providers and community organizations to maximize resources and provide effective and efficient services. HOW DID YOU GET STARTED? Prescription Assistance […]


Mar 17
2014

McPeek endowment to help fund Prescription Assistance Network

By CantonRep.com staff report Posted Mar 17, 2014 at 2:15 PM The fund will help perpetuate the agency’s continuing work to provide access to prescription medications and education to those in need. Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County (PAN) has established a fund at the Stark Community Foundation in their name and that of Nancy H. McPeek, a former board […]


Mar 17
2014

SCF Partners with Prescription Assistance Network and the Honoring of Nancy H. McPeek

CANTON, Ohio (March 17, 2014) – Stark Community Foundation announced today that the Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County, Inc. (PAN) has established a fund in their name and that of Nancy H. McPeek, a dedicated Board Member, Board President, volunteer and supporter of the Organization. The Prescription Assistance Network/In Honor of Nancy H. McPeek […]


Jan 19
2014

No insurance for prescriptions? Help is available

By Amy L. Knapp IndeOnline.com staff writer Posted Jan 19, 2014 at 11:00 PM Customers at the Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County Inc. can’t always pay the $2 donation fee for a prescription. But that’s OK, no one is ever turned away if they can’t pay. The charitable pharmacy at 408 Ninth St. SW in Canton provides individuals who […]


Jan 19
2014

Stark’s needy receive help with prescriptions

By Amy L. Knapp IndeOnline.com staff writer Posted Jan 19, 2014 at 10:52 PMUpdated Jan 19, 2014 at 11:05 PM The Health Foundation of Greater Massillon has awarded more than $2.8 million since it began in 1999. Judy Higgins is getting her health back in order. The Massillon resident suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. Since she quit her job in 2003 to […]


Jan 02
2014

Charitable pharmacy helps to put prescriptions within reach

By Charita Goshay CantonRep.com staff writer Posted Jan 2, 2014 at 7:00 AM It’s not fancy. It offers no tabloid magazines, lipstick, candy or sweatshirts for sale, but that’s the point. The services being offered at the Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County matter much more than the ambiance. It’s not fancy. It offers no tabloid magazines, lipstick, candy or […]


Aug 01
2011

Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County | Nonprofit Spotlight

The Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County works to aid residents in need of prescription drug assistance through advocacy, education and coordination of services. The nonprofit agency was initiated through conversations between Austin Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. The groups initially met to address requests for funding […]


Oct 04
2010

Program offers free medical care

Published: October 4, 2010 – 2:30 AM By Cheryl Powell  A community effort is trying to improve access to medical care for thousands of uninsured Stark County residents. When it fully launches early next year, the Access Health Stark County program will match eligible residents without health insurance with a network of volunteer primary-care doctors […]


Jul 14
2010

Agency Helps People Get Medicines They Need

Agency Helps People Get Medicines They Need Where would Gloria Deeser be without the Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County? (Information has been changed to correct an error at 3:25 p.m. 7/15. See correction at end of story.) “Dead,” she says. Insulin and the 11 medications she takes daily keep Deeser going. The Prescription Assistance Network helps […]


Mar 15
2007

Prescription Assistance: It Takes a Village…

By Daphne Stewart Their stories are similar…they have been to the emergency room, the do not have any prescription insurance, they have been out of work for several months, they have been on long-term medications for several years, they have applied for disability, etc., etc. These are just some of the scenarios we encounter every […]