Copyright 2012, Wadsworth FISH - All rights reserved
Celebrating over 40 years of service to The Wadsworth Community
No money is ever given directly to the
client, rather all payments are paid to
landlords, businesses, or utilities directly.
Wadsworth FISH can assist residents of
Wadsworth or Wadsworth Township
(Ohio), by providing emergency and
short-term financial assistance regardless
of income level.
Individuals and families may also receive
assistance with budgeting and money
Services provided include, but are not
limited to, rent, utility & heating assistance,
prescriptions, food vouchers, temporary
lodging, minor car repairs, limited gasoline
vouchers, and Christmas gifts for children.
Direction is also given to clients on how to
contact other agencies in surrounding
counties who can further service their
Adopt a Family Christmas Program
The Wadsworth FISH Organization provides
Christmas assistance for approximately 100
families each year in Wadsworth and
This assistance includes gifts for the children
and either a food voucher or a food basket for
the family in need.
Many of these families are adopted by groups
in the community. For families not adopted by
a group, FISH volunteers will pack and deliver
If you or your organization would like to learn
more about how to adopt a family, purchase
gifts for un-adopted families, collect, pack, or
deliver gifts, please contact us over on the
Contact Us page.
How Are We Funded?
All services to our clients are free of
We carry no overhead, so 100% of the
donations that we receive are distributed to
meet the needs of our clients.
The Wadsworth FISH Organization's
income is received through donations from
businesses, churches, civic organizations,
foundations, and caring individuals like you.
Monies are also received through various
fund raising activities.
Coordination of Assistance Efforts
Wadsworth FISH works in conjunction with
many of the surrounding county agencies in
order to coordinate as much assistance for
our clients as possible. The following are
links to some of these agencies.
Links to Partnering Churches