Learn, grow, share, and form friendships across class lines!


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Westminster Presbyterian Church1250 West Exchange St.Akron, OH 44308


Circles is an initiative which helps low-income people become self-sufficient while also giving them the opportunity to be involved in community change efforts. Circles creates relationships across class lines by matching volunteers from the middle class and wealth to a family or individual in poverty, creating a positive and supportive "intentional friendship". Circles meets weekly on Wednesday evenings.

Become an Ally - volunteer as an "intentional friend" to a person/family in poverty, attend 2 Wednesday evening meetings per month.


Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per month, Wednesday evenings, 18 months

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