During this unprecedented time of uncertainty and educational disruption, Project Rise and Akron Public Schools are working hard to ensure families experiencing homelessness do not fall through the cracks.
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Project Rise and Kenmore-Garfield FCCLA Group Hosts 12th Annual Harvest Dinner for Local Families Experiencing Homelessness
On November 19th, Project Rise and Kenmore-Garfield High School hosted a special Thanksgiving event for families experiencing homelessness. This is the 12th annual Harvest Dinner event and the 3rd year that the event was held at Kenmore-Garfield High School.
Holiday Concert Raises Donations for Foster Children, Emphasizes Need for Foster and Adoptive Parents
Summit County residents welcomed the holiday season with “An Evening of Christmas Inspiration” holiday concert, which resulted in a donation of over 100 new toys for the Summit County Children Services (SCCS) Toy Room.
On Wednesday, December 19th, OPEN M will once again open its doors for their “Christmas for the Love of Children” program. Each year OPEN M partners with the Akron Public Schools counselors to identify the most in-need families within the district. This year over 580 children in nearly 200 different families were identified through APS, as well as OPEN M’s internal programing. Continue reading
Summit County Children Services (SCCS) welcomed former residents of the “Children’s Home” on Thursday, Aug. 30, to reconnect with friends and commemorate the agency’s rich history.