Kaulig Giving Partners
A Kid Again looks forward to the day that every child with a life-threatening illness in America can be A Kid Again. We include the whole family in every adventure we host year round. Our families say adventures are something positive to look forward to and offer a distraction from routine medical care. Whether a child is battling an all too common disease like cancer, or a rare disease like Hunter syndrome, they ALL deserve to be a kid again.
Ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Akron Children’s Hospital is the fastest growing children’s hospital in the U.S. according to Modern Healthcare. Akron Children’s Hospital owns and operates two pediatric hospitals in northeast Ohio and more than 80 primary and sub-specialty care locations. With more than 800,000 patient visits each year, Akron Children’s has been leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, prevention and wellness programs since 1890.
A Special Wish Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to granting the wishes of children under the age of 21 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening disorder.
For 167 years, Beech Brook has been serving Northeast Ohio’s most vulnerable children. Today, as a leading behavioral health agency, Beech Brook serves more than 15,000 children and families in our community.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit, Medina, and Starks Counties provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one to one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
The Boys & Girls Clubs at Western Reserve is a life-changing developmental organization that provides a safe space for young students to belong after school and during school break programming. Their mission is to motivate and enable the youth to realize their increasing potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens within our society. The club focuses on three main Priority Outcome Areas which are: Achieving Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles.
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibroris and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individual treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality specialized care.
Empower Sports is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to providing sports and exercise programs for children and adults with various physical and cognitive disabilities. Empower Sports enriches the lives of athletes while promoting kindness, character, and tolerance.
The Greater Cleveland Food Bank is the largest hunger relief organization in Northeast Ohio having provided more than 57 million meals in 2018 to hungry people in Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Ashland and Richland counties.
Hockey Players in Business is the toughest, fastest-growing business network in the world created exclusively for those who have played the toughest, fastest sport in the world. Hockey Players in Business (HPIB)—an international, not-for-profit network, is designed to help former and current hockey players build their business networks, continue their professional development, and most importantly, give back to the sport that has helped shape us all. To learn more about why every hockey player should join this network, visit http://hockeyplayersinbusiness.org.
Hudson Community First is a nonprofit organization that promotes positive youth development and seeks to unite individuals, organizations and our schools in an effort to nurture competent, caring and responsible children and adolescents.
The Hudson Junior Invitational Golf Event is one of the most prestigious junior golf tournaments in the country; one that combines both boys and girls on a large 54 hole, stroke playing field. Their mission is to be able to give back to the community, as well as promote stellar junior golf within the Northeast Ohio area. This annual event is held by the members of the Country Club of Hudson, who have successfully donated nearly $820,000 in charitable giving up to date.
Julie Billiart Schools are a network of schools, with campuses in Lyndhurst and Akron, which embrace and celebrate the learning differences of children in grades K-8. Small class sizes, onsite specialized therapies, and highly experienced intervention specialists are just a few ways that Julie Billiart Schools take students with high functioning autism, ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning difficulties.
The LeBron James Family Foundation’s mission is to positively affect the lives of children and young adults through education and co-curricular educational initiatives. The foundation focuses on the belief that an education and living an active, healthy lifestyle is pivotal to the development of children and young adults.
Mercury Theatre Company exists to create extraordinary theatrical experiences, and to advance theatre as a means of educating, challenging and inspiring the Greater Cleveland community and its young people through family-friendly programing of rarely seen and premier works, innovative staging, and through its educational outreach and My First Musical program.
The Cameron & Katie Miele Foundation supports charities dedicated to helping families raising children suffering from life-threatening illnesses and developmental disorders, organizations benefiting our military and their families and higher education.
The Northeast Ohio Foundation for Patriotism (NEOPAT) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization created to honor patriots who serve, or have served, in the armed forces by working to minimize the sacrifices the soldiers and their families endure.
The Rotary Club of Strongsville has become the largest Rotary club in Northeast Ohio with more than 150 members. Along with a variety of ongoing service activities, the club and its affiliated Strongsville Rotary Foundation has spearheaded or participated in several major community projects.
Santa PICsU is a 501(c)3 organization that brings the “Healing Power of Giving” to children and families in traumatic situations on a year-round basis. From their two annual events, Santa PICsU has provided the funding of 8 weigh cribs/beds to Akron Children’s Hospital. The team also provides children in need with gifts during the holiday season.
The TC Open has become a registered 501(c)3 organization and is named The TC Open Charitable Foundation. In addition to the golf outing held annually in Pittsburgh, there are several additional events each year including a golf outing and sporting clay event in Hudson, OH, another sporting clays event and a live music concert in the spring in Pittsburgh, PA.
The foundation is always focused on helping children, but in recent years has put an emphasis on helping the children of our military.
The Taste has always been a Hudson centric family event with great food, entertainment, and children’s activities and is a vital part of the event landscape in Hudson each summer. Proceeds from the Taste of Hudson are distributed annually to more than a dozen Hudson area non-profit organizations and to our primary beneficiary, Akron Children’s Hospital School Health Services and Sports Medicine.
Walk for Babies was created after a little baby girl named Amelia spent her first 26 days in the NICU at Akron Children’s Hospital. Her family was so grateful for the extraordinary care Amelia received they created Walk for Babies. That was 11 years ago. Today Walk for Babies has raised over $1,000,000.
Victim Assistance Program empowers the community to restore lives impacted by crisis, violence, and tragedy regardless of age, sex, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, disability, or ability to speak English.