Thank you to everyone that dined at the Wadsworth Bob Evans on BACM fundraising days this summer. We received donations of 15% of your bill, totaling $395.60.
Bags of Love
Please help us provide essential toiletries to clients visiting the Food Pantry. Fill a brown paper bag with 4 rolls of toilet paper, up to 64 oz of laundry soap, dish soap, hand soap, deodorant, soap or body wash, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, and an all-purpose cleaner. Bags are accepted during January & February, then will be given to clients in March.
Our Food With Flair fundraiser on April 25 was a huge success! Thanks to over 70 guests, 5 food vendors, 5+ raffle donors & a dozen volunteers raising over $2,200 for the Food Pantry.
2017 Volunteer of the Year, Mike Brown
2017 Board Member of the Year, Pat Shultz
The 42 ladies at our Whimsy & Wine Paint Night on March 22 had a great time painting while raising about $900 for BACM.
Our sincere appreciation to Barberton Community of Christ for donating $5,000 to the BACM Food Pantry. Pastor Ruthellen Moore (right) presented the check to Executive Director, Dorothy Somerville and Board President Larry Okolish.
St Augustine's Church donated an amazing $10,202.81 from their Lenten Almsgiving Collection. Thank you so much to Fr. David Majikas & parishioners of St Augustine for their generosity!
Barberton is the winner of the annual Football Food Fight by collecting 1,900 canned foods against Norton on August 24. A total of 2,184 items were donated along with $172. Thank you to everyone that gave.
East of Chicago Fundraiser
You are invited to dine at East of Chicago in Barberton or Canal Fulton on Tuesday, January 29 form 5-8PM. If you mention BACM when ordering, EOC will donate 25% of your purchase to the Food Pantry. Flier
From Jan-March, we collected an astounding 464 "Bags of Love"! The grocery bags full of toiletries were handed out along with food at the pantry. Thank you to all that donated.
BACM Day at City Barbeque raised $46. Thanks to all that attended.
Acme Community Cash Back
The Cash Back program has ended. Please mail or drop your saved Acme receipts off at 939 Norton Ave by January 15. Acme will donate 5% of your purchases to BACM Food Pantry.
Six Board Members, Executive Director, Office Manager & families assisted with Operation Orange, a 24-hour volunteer event of the Akron Canton Regional Food Bank by sorting & bagging tons of potatoes & onions on September 8.
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The 36th annual Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 12 brought in 144 bags of groceries.
Twelve participants donated $2,477.40 to our Birdies for BACM fundraiser. George Shultz won the $50 Olive Garden gift card for guessing the number of birdies shot during the Bridgestone Invitational from Aug 2-5.