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Akron shelter director Lynn Budnick dies

Feb 13th, 2019

Akron is mourning the loss of a leader who brought courage and compassion to helping women and children.

Lynn Budnick, executive director of ACCESS Shelter since 2008, died Wednesday at the James Cancer Center in Columbus after having beaten back cancer four times. Budnick met her...

Access Shelter to hold 'youth impact' day for Summit County students in April

Jan 24th, 2019

AKRON, Ohio - Access Shelter, an agency that helps homeless women and children, has scheduled a "youth impact" day for Summit County students in grades 6 through 8 on April 13.

During the day, students will take part in on-site service projects that...

More than 25,000 pieces of jewelry part of fundraiser for women's homeless shelter

Nov 01st, 2018

AKRON — Thousands of donated jewelry items will take center stage this weekend for an annual fundraiser to benefit ACCESS, Inc., an Akron homeless shelter for women and children.

More than 25,000 pieces of jewelry, which will be available to purchase for $5 per...

AT THE 3RD ANNUAL JEWELRY BOX, YOU CAN SHOP MORE THAN 25,000 PIECES OF JEWELRY FOR JUST $5 EACH

AT THE 3RD ANNUAL JEWELRY BOX, YOU CAN SHOP MORE THAN 25,000 PIECES OF JEWELRY FOR JUST $5 EACH

Oct 15th, 2018

For the last two years on the first weekend of November, I’ve spent the afternoon surrounded by friends shopping thousands of pieces of gorgeous jewelry—from bracelets, rings and necklaces to broaches and watches— all priced...

ACCESS Inc. presenting The Jewelry Box fundraiser

Sep 13th, 2018

FAIRLAWN — ACCESS Inc., a homeless shelter for women and children, will host its third annual fundraiser, The Jewelry Box, presented by Fred Martin Superstore, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Akron-Fairlawn, located at 3150 W. Market St....

Make A Donation

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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