Mon - Wed - Fri
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed on Legal Holidays
The SAM Center offers a wide range of services to assist our local Heroes. These services are provided by a 100% volunteer based staff and private donations and grants.
The goal of the SAM Center is to assist our veterans in any way possible. If any of our veterans need assistance, we will do whatever we can to fill that need through direct assistance or by referring them to other organizations.
One of the most important services of the SAM Center is the Veterans Resource Hub. This service allows us to connect veterans with government and private organizations that are positioned to assist them with a multitude of service to help them establish a comfortable and independent lifestyle.More Information
The SAM Center operates a free grocery store for our veterans, service members and their widows to insure that their basic needs are being met.More Information
SAM Center partners with the VA HUD/VASH program to provide a basic household set up for veterans and military families facing housing struggles or transitioning from homeless shelters.More Information
The SAM Center has a clothing room that provides brand new clothing to service members and veterans in need. Our sizes range from infant to adult in order to accommodate the entire family. When the need arises, gift cards are provided for our heroes to purchase interview and appropriate on the job attire.
The Quilts of Love are hand-stitched, with respect and love, locally by various quilting clubs and church groups throughout Stark County. Just like our nation’s heroes no two quilts are ever the same. The American themed quilts are presented to our local heroes or their widows as a token of appreciation and love.More Information
The first Thursday in November the SAM Center hosts an annual Veterans’ Resource and Assistance Fair at the Canton Civic Center. The inaugural event assisted 652 veterans and widows. We were able to help dozens register for VA healthcare and initiate compensation claims.More Information
The SAM Center with the help of our volunteers and donors help make sure that Thanksgiving is part of our Veterans Holiday season. Last year we provided 223 complete Thanksgiving packages to our Heroes that allowed them to prepare Thanksgiving dinner for nearly 1200 Veterans and their family members.More Information
Serving Area Military’s donors help our local Veterans provide Christmas gifts to the children of our Veterans. Our Heroes can come in and shop, at no charge, for gifts for their children. We need you help…More Information