AkronReads is a community tutoring partnership between the Akron Public Schools and local businesses, government agencies, nonprofit and civic organizations. Akron General participates in this initiative which has become the model for collaborative tutoring partnerships in Ohio. Since its inception, Akron-area businesses, government agencies, nonprofit and civic organizations have committed the time and financial resources needed to help make a significant difference in the reading test scores of students in the Akron Public Schools.
Akron Regional Food Bank
The number of families and individuals who live in hunger in the United States is on the rise. Many come from our most vulnerable populations - children and seniors. Akron General employees have helped out in the warehouse by sorting, inspecting and repackaging food donations and by repackaging the Foodbank’s ESSENTIALS personal care products.
Downtown Akron Partnership: Green & Clean
On the first Friday of May, Downtown Akron is overrun with volunteers clad in "safety green" shirts putting a deep clean on the Downtown footprint. These projects focus on making a vibrant impact, going beyond the regular clean team services. The goal of the event is to engage the community in making our Downtown "vibrant and valuable." During the Downtown Green & Clean event, Akron General employees participate by forming teams and doing projects around Downtown properties or within the district. Downtown Akron Partnership's goal is to promote and build a vibrant and valuable Downtown.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity International, a non-profit organization, is founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat volunteers and its homeowner families have built or rehabilitated more than 400,000 houses.
American Heart Association Heart Walk
Akron General joined more than a million people in 300+ cities across America taking a stand against heart disease and helping to save lives! Embracing a healthier life is one of the best gifts we can give to ourselves and those we love. Akron General employees form teams to raise money that goes to research and getting life-saving information to those who need it.
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