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Celebrate philanthropy in Medina County by supporting Seasons of Giving

MEDINA, Ohio (Feb. 22, 2018) – The Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund is seeking sponsors for its upcoming Seasons of Giving event on Thursday, June 14. This inaugural event will celebrate philanthropy in the community and honor women who are outstanding role models for giving to others in Medina County.

The evening will feature a keynote exchange in Q&A style between Suzanne Allen, Ph.D., president and CEO of Philanthropy Ohio, and notable community philanthropist and volunteer Barbara Dzur. The event will also celebrate the accomplishments of local nonprofit organizations serving women and children and recognize the fund’s 2018 grant recipients.

Seasons of Giving will take place at 6 p.m. at the Blue Heron Event Center in Medina. Corporate and individual sponsorships range from $250 to $5,000 and include complimentary tickets, special promotional opportunities and more. For additional information, visit www.akroncf.org/SeasonsofGiving or call MCWEF President Mary Isaac at 330-242-1350.

Individual tickets will go on sale in April. To receive an invitation to the event, register for the Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund’s e-news at www.akroncf.org/MCWEFnews.

About the Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund
The Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund, an affiliate of Akron Community Foundation, was established in 1998 to improve the lives of women and children in Medina County. The mission of the Medina County Women’s Endowment Fund is to fund organizations and programs in Medina County that support women and children, to serve as a catalyst for needed projects, and to assist women in their growth as philanthropists. The fund encourages the advancement and full participation of women and children in the community and in society. In addition, it supports organizations and programs that create opportunities for the educational, physical, emotional, social, artistic, and personal growth of women and children. Since the fund’s establishment, it has grown to more than $415,000 and awarded nearly $150,000 in grants. For more information, or to contribute to the Medina County Women’s Endowment fund, go to www.medinawomensendowment.org.

About Akron Community Foundation
Celebrating 62 years of building community philanthropy, Akron Community Foundation embraces and enhances the work of charitable people who make a permanent commitment to the good of the community. In 1955, a $1 million bequest from the estate of Edwin Shaw established the community foundation. As of Sept. 30, 2017, it is a philanthropic endowment of nearly $215 million with a growing family of more than 590 funds established by charitable people and organizations from all walks of life. The community foundation and its funds welcome gifts of all kinds, including cash, bequests, stock, real estate, life insurance and retirement assets, just to name a few. To date, the community foundation’s funds have awarded more than $146 million in grants to qualified nonprofit organizations. For more information about Akron Community Foundation or to learn more about creating your own charitable fund, call 330-376-8522 or visit www.akroncf.org.