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The Kitchen Awarded Grant for New Rare Breed Learning Center

The Kitchen Awarded Grant for New Rare Breed Learning Center

The Kitchen has been awarded a grant from The Timken Foundation of Canton for the development of a new learning center at Rare Breed Youth Services. The Learning Center will be a place for youth to engage with critical life skills, education/job preparation, and housing intakes. The center will also be used for staff training and development.

The grant will provide new technology including computers, tablets, a printer, and a projector; furnishings like tables, chairs, and a podium; online training materials for case managers; and two new air conditioning units to service the building.

The learning center will expand Rare Breed’s capacity to provide high quality programming to youth in need. Youth programming includes a variety of topics that prepare youth for self-sufficiency in adulthood, including healthy relationships, interview prep, and money management.

About The Timken Foundation of Canton

The Timken Foundation of Canton is a private, nonprofit, family foundation, founded in 1934 by Henry H. Timken, Sr. Over that time, the Foundation has disbursed more than $400 million in grants. The Timken Foundation makes grants primarily in the communities where The Timken Company operates.

About The Kitchen, Inc.

The Kitchen brings stability and purpose to people who are homeless. Dedicated staff, collaboration with community organizations, and community support allow us to end homelessness for families, individuals, youth, seniors, and Veterans. To learn more, visit


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