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Small gifts snowball into big change for area children
Small gifts snowball into big change for area children
Philanthropy isn't just the domain of the wealthy. In fact, small amounts can yield big returns, especially when donating to an endowment fund like the Millennium Fund for Children. Akron resident Rose Marie Schreier has given modestly, but what makes her...
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Dancing program jumpstarts love for learning
Dancing program jumpstarts love for learning
It’s time for recess, and physical education teacher Mary Breiding watches as her students play on the playground at McEbright Community Learning Center. Soon, she realizes they’re not just playing – they’re dancing. The kids are practicing the dance...
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Millennium Fund teaches lifelong lessons in giving
Millennium Fund teaches lifelong lessons in giving
Taylor Wessels served as a youth representative on the Millennium Fund from 1999 to 2005. Now married and living in Cincinnati, Taylor reflects on the lessons he learned about philanthropy as a teen:  Ever since I was old enough to get an allowance, my...
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Night at the Museum program spotlights budding artists
Night at the Museum program spotlights budding artists
As an internationally acclaimed museum, the Akron Art Museum is famous for its massive collection of art created by virtuosos like Norman Rockwell and Cindy Sherman. But six times a year, the museum showcases special pieces of art created by a different kind...
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Kids dig into farm-fresh food with Millennium grant
Kids dig into farm-fresh food with Millennium grant
"Where do eggs come from?" For many kids, especially those who live in the city, the answer is simply "the grocery store." In fact, many of them have never seen a chicken in person or even visited a real farm. But all of that is changing with the help of a...
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