Seeing Eye: Anti-bullying effort seeks help

HOSTING FUNDRAISER IN WARREN: National Stop Bullying will hold a community fundraiser event from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Tipsy Bull, 1931 W. Market St., Warren. The anti-bullying group is raising funds for an education initiative to help stop bullying. The group also is hoping to raise money in honor of Mary Eva Howard, who was a student at Cheektowga Central High School in New York, who spent time trying to teach others about being kind. Howard went to several communities with her anti-bullying message, including here in the Valley. Howard died after she was hit by a vehicle while walking in Erie, Pa. Members of her family and others have formed a group to raise money in her name to help others attend college. Scholarships will be presented at the event Saturday to students from Warren, Niles and Youngstown. The group has an agreement with Eastern Gateway Community College. For vendors and sponsors call 716-559-6130.

PRODUCE GIVEAWAY: The Salvation Army, 270 Franklin St. SE, Warren, will hold a free drive-thru produce giveaway starting at 10 a.m. Friday for the first 300 families that arrive. Those needing items are asked to bring a photo identification and proof of address. Enter the parking lot off Franklin Street, and the National Guard will direct people.

SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE TO MEET: Help Network of Northeast Ohio will hold a survivors of suicide support group meeting at 6 p.m. today by conference call, due to COVID-19. If you are grieving the death of a loved one to suicide, email cgrizinski@helpnetworkneo.org to register for the conference call.


• To reach the 24-hour information referral and crisis intervention service in Trumbull County, call Help Network at 330-393-1565 or 211. Call Help Network at 211 or Help Hotline at 330-747-2696 or 800-427-3606 for more information on service agencies and support groups.


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