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ACCESS homeless shelter seeks volunteers for playground build

Apr 30th, 2019

ACCESS, Inc., Akron’s homeless shelter for women and children, is seeking volunteers to help build its new playground, provided by Myer Design Inc. and funded by an anonymous donor.

Earlier this year, ACCESS announced 2019 will be its “Year of the Child.” This 12-month campaign focuses...

Summit County homeless children on the rise, ACCESS Shelter fighting back

Summit County homeless children on the rise, ACCESS Shelter fighting back

Apr 05th, 2019

AKRON, Ohio — Akron's ACCESS Shelter is now reporting it's taking in more children than adults at its West Market Street facility.

Access Executive Director, Jackie Hemsworth, said the increase in homeless children and homeless mothers...

Jackie Hemsworth to lead ACCESS Shelter

Apr 05th, 2019

Jackie Hemsworth has been named the next executive director of ACCESS Shelter, a Northeast Ohio homeless shelter for women and children.

Hemsworth, previously director of advancement for the organization, has been the acting interim executive director since February 2019, when the previous...

Akron's ACCESS homeless shelter names new executive director

Akron's ACCESS homeless shelter names new executive director

Apr 04th, 2019

AKRON, Ohio – After serving as ACCESS homeless shelter’s acting interim executive director since February, Jackie Hemsworth will continue to lead the agency as its next executive director.

Hemsworth has been with ACCESS, the Akron shelter...

Akron homeless shelter opens registration for April 13 'youth impact' day

Mar 25th, 2019

AKRON, Ohio – ACCESS, an Akron homeless shelter for women and children, is inviting Summit County students in grades 6 through 8 to register for its inaugural “youth impact” day on April 13.

The event, Learn, Give, Lead: Youth Impact Day, aims to help...

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Big or small, every donation to ACCESS and the homeless women and children it serves will be greatly appreciated.

  • $25 feeds 25 women and children
  • $100 provides 50 days of school transportation for a child
  • $500 provides health care for 10 children


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