CANCELLED: March 24th Homelessness in our Community Panel Discussion. We hope to reschedule. Thank you!

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Akron lawmaker partners with local shelter, hospitals to donate child onesies, promoting safe sleep

Akron lawmaker partners with local shelter, hospitals to donate child onesies, promoting safe sleep

Oct 05th, 2016

AKRON, Ohio— State Rep. Emilia Sykes (D-Akron) Tuesday kicked off Safe Sleep Awareness Month with visits to Cleveland Clinic Akron General and Summa Health Equity Center to drop off onesies and discuss safe sleeping practices...

Book drive benefits ACCESS women's shelter

Book drive benefits ACCESS women's shelter

Aug 25th, 2016

To the editor:

We just want to extend our appreciation to the Bath and Richfield communities with support of our summer book drive. [For details, see “Revere students launch summer book drive,” West Side Leader, June...

ACCESS offers women-in-crisis stability, help for a better future

Jul 01st, 2015

Lynn Budnick, executive director of the women’s shelter ACCESS, tells the story of a woman who lost her home when her husband left her. She discovered he hadn’t paid the rent in months, and was evicted. She couldn’t afford housing despite a job working at...

Wild fundraiser nets more than $10,000 for ACCESS

Wild fundraiser nets more than $10,000 for ACCESS

May 31st, 2014

COPLEY TWP: Aaron Barker looked less comfortable in a suit than David Roper did in a short, pink dress.

The young men from the Akron area were among 180 pedestrians in the Trash the Dress 5K,...

Homeless women get new way to talk, walk and hopefully a job

Homeless women get new way to talk, walk and hopefully a job

Nov 17th, 2013

Akron area life coach Rachel Whitehawk-Day is as passionate as they come, particularly about the women she engages at Akron’s ACCESS, a homeless shelter for women and children.

And the residual effect is unbelievably transformative, the...

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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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