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Group photo of the Emerging Leaders Class of May 2024.

Emerging Leaders Unite for Change

“For me, helping others is the way I live my life,” proudly shared Stewart, a recent graduate of Summit DD’s very first Emerging Leaders Program. “You showed us how to be a good leader and the process to step-up and keep going,” passionately stated Cainan, another graduate.

The Emerging Leaders program was born from Summit DD’s mission of helping people of all abilities reach their full potential, one person at a time. The program also aligns with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities recent long-range goal that encourages every county to recruit a board member with a developmental disability. Read More ›

Smiling Summit DD staff volunteering in community

Summit DD Takes Part in 2022 UW Stuff the Bus Campaign

(Tallmadge, Ohio) Summit DD is proud to take part in this year’s UW Stuff the Bus Campaign through the United Way of Summit and Medina Counties. This campaign helps local elementary and high school students start the school year ready to learn. From June 27 through July 29, Summit DD will be a collection site for school supply donations.

See the supply list.

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informDD January 2019

In this issue of informDD, read our 2019 Action Plan, learn more about Summit DD’s volunteer efforts in 2018, plus check out stories about our award-winning wellness program and an employment collaborative.

Summit DD Staff Volunteer Nearly 1,000 Hours in 2018

In 2018, over 120 Summit DD staff volunteered throughout Summit County for nearly 1,000 combined hours! They gave back to many local organizations including, Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots, United Way, One of A Kind Pet Rescue, Barberton YMCA, Good Samaritan Hunger Center, Boy Scouts of America, Akron-Canton Food Bank, Special Olympics of Ohio, and more. Read More ›

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