Author Archives: Tricia Perduk

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Summit DD Grant Provides Needed Relief to Local Disability Agencies

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – In a continued effort to support local disability providers, Summit DD created a grant opportunity in September to help day program and transportation service agencies in Summit County.

More than $420,000 was shared by Read More ›

Summit DD Celebrates Disability Employment Workers

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (known as NDEAM). It is a time to celebrate people of all abilities in the workplace. Employing a diverse workforce gives organizations the chance to solve problems and meet customers’ needs from new and different perspectives. In addition to celebrating employees, NDEAM is also a time to celebrate the partners, like A’vaie from Koinonia Enterprises, who help support the employment needs of those with disabilities. Read More ›

Webpage image from Akron Community Foundation of children and women painting

Nonprofit Grant Opportunity

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – Summit DD, in partnership with the County of Summit and the Akron Community Foundation, are proud to announce an opportunity for local nonprofit organizations to receive a one-time grant of up to $50,000. Read More ›

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October Awareness: Disability Employment Awareness

October is known for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But did you know that October is also National Disability Employment Awareness Month? National Disability Employment Awareness Month (known as NDEAM) is a time to recognize and celebrate what people of all abilities have to offer in the workforce. Read More ›

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