Partners

2018 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.

Akron Community Foundation is where generous families, individuals, companies and nonprofits make charitable dollars go the furthest for the permanent good of our community.

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

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 Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma discovers and shares the best ways to prevent and treat severe injuries in children. The Institute funds research, education and advocacy to help improve the care and treatment injured kids receive across the U.S.

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.

Flashes of Hope is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating powerful, uplifting portraits of children fighting cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.
The Fuchs Mizrachi School is a community committed to Torah and Mitzvot. Our students and their families will be inspired to learn and grow in their love of G-d and His Torah, while seeing the modern State of Israel and aliyah as central to our personal and national destiny.
Healthy Moms and Babes ensures that women and children have access to needed services through the use of mobile units and home visits. Focusing on the individual, Healthy Moms and Babes commits to helping the community’s most vulnerable women achieve successful pregnancies, thriving babies, enhanced parenting skills, expanded understanding of personal health and progress toward self-sufficiency.

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.

The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.

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.

The Martin Truex Jr. Foundation (MTJF) was started in 2007 by NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. and long-time partner, Sherry Pollex. The foundation exists through the generosity of donors, partners and corporate sponsors passionate about our mission to help support underfunded cancer initiatives specific to ovarian and childhood cancers, and assist the individuals and families affected by them.
Scott and Julie Mawaka, a couple from Hudson, OH, created The Scott & Julie Mawaka Charitable Foundation in 2004. In an effort to bring awareness and funding to non-profit organizations in the Cleveland-Akron area, they began by hosting an annual golf outing at Shaker Heights Country Club (Shaker Heights, OH) to benefit local charities. With the generous support from family, friends, colleagues and neighbors, The Mawaka Foundation raised over $500,000.00 in donations. The Mawaka Foundation, originally created as a pass-through organization, is a 501C3 Non-Profit Foundation.

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.

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 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.

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.

Starting with a proactive approach to sports injury prevention, UH Sports Medicine provides skilled expertise and knowledgeable resources for athletes, coaches and trainers. When sports-related injuries occur, our team brings this specially trained proficiency throughout the entire diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation process.

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.

We proudly support a number of other non-profit organizations and their important work.

Victim's Assistance Program of Summit County