The City of Akron sealThe City of Akron

The city of Akron was founded in 1825 and is currently the fifth largest city in Ohio. The city is home to nearly 200,000 people and is also the birthplace of many world renowned companies.

Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank logoAkron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Our mission is to lead a collaborative network that empowers people to experience healthy and hunger-free lives. We distribute food to feed people and we advocate, engage and convene our community in the fight to end hunger.

amha logoAkron Metropolitan Housing Authority

The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority provides quality, affordable housing as a platform to develop people, property and community.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic RailroadCuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is a tourist excursion railway and private sector, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating in partnership with Cuyahoga Valley National Park located in Northeast, Ohio. CVSR is dedicated and committed to preserving and renovating historic railcars so that they may be enjoyed by future generations. In addition to providing event excursions year-round, we also offer a membership program and have a volunteer base of over 1,000.

Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio LogoGirls on the Run Northeast Ohio

Girls on the Run is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

Children's Hunger Alliance LogoChildren's Hunger Alliance

Children's Hunger Alliance partners with organizations throughout Ohio to provide nutritious meals to at-risk children who need them most. We help day care providers, day care centers, local school districts and afterschool and summer programs provide balanced, healthy meals to children in their care.

Soap Box Derby LogoSoap Box Derby

The International Soap Box Derby® is a non-profit youth education and leadership development organization whose mission is to build knowledge and character, and to create meaningful experiences through fair and honest racing competitions, STEM curriculums, and other community-focused activities.

Summit Education Initiative LogoSummit Education Initiative

The mission of Summit Education Initiative is to improve personal and regional prosperity through increased educational attainment.