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Sue and Mal Ames Fund
Sue and Mal Ames Fund
Lifelong Akron residents Mal and Sue Ames are acutely aware of the staggering need for food assistance in the greater Akron community.  Local residents seek out assistance an average of 52,012 times each month, which, "at times, is overlooked," Sue said....
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Margaret Thorp Crown Point Fund
Margaret Thorp Crown Point Fund
A fund established at Akron Community Foundation will permanently support the passion of local veterinarian Dr. Margaret Thorp. The Margaret Thorp Crown Point Development Endowment Fund was established in 2010 by Crown Point Ecology Center, which shares...
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William C. and Elizabeth Brainard Sandwick Fund
William C. and Elizabeth Brainard Sandwick Fund
Betty Sandwick opened a fund at Akron Community Foundation to support the Akron Art Museum forever in her and her husband’s name. "(My) grandmother was one of the founders of the Pasadena Playhouse," Betty said. "She took me when I was 3 years old to see...
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The Hudak Family Fund
The Hudak Family Fund
When Barb Hudak’s niece Katie was diagnosed with autism, it shattered the confidence of the entire family. "To show you how really sophisticated we thought we were, we said, 'What is it?' Then we said, 'Just tell us where we go to get it fixed.'" Soon, they...
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Bettie Portwood Summit County Pest Control Scholarship Fund
Bettie Portwood Summit County Pest Control Scholarship Fund
In 2007, Summit County Pest Control Association Vice President Jim Sanor was brainstorming ways the association could attract local students to the field of entomology. He was curious about how scholarship funds were created at area colleges, so he contacted...
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The Read Family Fund
The Read Family Fund
Judy Read’s eyes lit up when she talked about meeting her husband, Roger, more than a half century ago. "We almost didn't meet," she said. Both attended King School and graduated from Buchtel High School. Since they were a grade apart, the couple didn't...
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