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January 2019

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Change Jars

Thanks to all of the businesses that display change jars on behalf of BACM:

Barberton Local Tees
Coburn's Quilting
Enchanted Cafe
Erin's Studio Hair & Nail
Honeymoon Grille
Ignite Brewing Company
Leach's Meats & Sweets
The Medicine Shoppe
Remarkable Diner

Thank you for raising
$925.19 during 2019!

The Acme Fresh Market  Community Cash Back Program raised $971.40 in 2018! Thanks to everyone that dropped off receipts & to ACME for this opportunity. 

Upcoming Events

BACM Bingo is back! Join us Wednesday, March 11 at Norton Community Center for dinner, served from 5-6PM, followed by 10 games of bingo starting at 6:15PM.
​Pre-Sale tickets are $25 each. Flier

Community members are encouraged to donate Bags of Love (bags full of toiletries) during January & February to be distributed to our clients beginning in March.
​ See flier for the complete list of toiletries.

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Food For Thought Newsletter

Thanks to the community for donating a record-breaking 502 Bags of Love. Each bag contained toilet paper, laundry soap, hand soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes & all-purpose cleaner. Bags were given to clients during March & April when visiting the pantry.

BACM Days at Applebee's raised $336.69 in March & July. Thank you for your dining with us!

Much appreciation to the golfers, supporters, and sponsors for contributing $8,500 to BACM from the annual golf outing!

Our thanks to St Augustine Church & their congregation to donating an amazing $9,518.42 during their Alms Giving collection!

Our annual Volunteer Banquet will be held on Wednesday, April 22 at Johnson United Methodist Church with catering by Leach's Meats & Sweets. Invites to be sent out soon. Remember to RSVP.

Our first BACM Bingo fundraiser on July 30 was a success! The sold out crowd of 104 guests raised over $3,500 for the food pantry.

Marco's Pizza in Norton has a special offer for BACM. The community can donate $5 to Marco's & they will give a large one topping pizza to BACM. Flier

Thank you to our golf fans for pledging support of BACM in connection with the Bridgestone Senior Players tournament July 10-14, raising $9,233! Congrats to Robert & Rae Leonard for the best guess on the number of birdies shot during the tournament.

Thanks to our loyal vendors, donors & guests, our Food With Flair fundraiser raised $3,082 for BACM! 

Our 2018 Volunteers were honored at the Volunteer Recognition Banquet on April 10 at Diamond Match Party Center. Congratulations to BACM Board Member of the Year, Ralph Dowling and Volunteer of the Year, John Hunka. The new Martha Jamison Award was given to Carl Douglas for his 207.5 hours of service to BACM.

Thanks to Beef 'O' Bradys for hosting BACM Days on April 22-24, we raised $52.25.

Thanks to Jeremy Clemetson & East of Chicago for BACM Day on Jan 29, we raised $200. A big thank you to Jim's Automotive & E.O.C customers for their donations.

Thanks to all who attended the BACM Open House on Sept 25. The community had the opportunity to visit the pantry, learn about programs & volunteer opportunities.

Because of loyal sponsors, auction donors, place mat advertisers, diners, auction shoppers, and volunteers -- we raised $15,546 at the 21st Annual Dinner & Silent Auction! Thank you!

Norton vs. Barberton Food Fight held Fri, Aug 30 at Norton Stadium collected over 10,000 items! Barberton wins the annual trophy with 5,993 items vs. Norton's 4,487! Thanks to all!

We raised over $1,600 selling 50/50 drawing tickets & direct donations during the Barberton Speedway to support flood victims.

Our thanks to Painting With A Twist for hosting a Make & Take Paint Party on Nov 20. Thanks to our 21 guests for helping raise $315 for the pantry!

Thank you to everyone that donated to Wayside Furniture's Annual After Thanksgiving Giving Event. Together we raised $4,450!

Please drop off your Acme Fresh Market receipts by Thursday, January 30. Write your name & phone number on the back of the receipts to be entered in our drawing to win a free $25 Acme gift card!
​So far, we've earned over $1,400!