Archives by Year: 2020

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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 ›

Super Larry’s Quest to Beat Cancer

Meet Super Larry! He’s on a quest to beat cancer. His family, friends, and support staff all came together to celebrate his upcoming 71st birthday. It was a drive-thru, superhero halloween spectacular…with special appearances by several super friends including Larry’s favorite character, Spider-Man! Read More ›

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