Thanks to Beef 'O' Bradys for hosting BACM Days on April 22-24, 2019 we raised $52.25.

We were unable to hold the 2019 Volunteer Recognition Banquet this year, but we are still grateful for all of our volunteers. Congratulations to BACM Board Member of the Year, Teri Dwyer and Volunteer of the Year, Marty Bidlingmyer. The new Martha Jamison Award was given to Lewellyn Braddock for contributing the most hours of service to BACM Food Pantry.

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Our thanks to Painting With A Twist for hosting a Make & Take Paint Party on November 20, 2019. Thanks to our 21 guests for helping raise $315 for the food pantry!

Thanks to all who attended the BACM Open House on September 25, 2019. The community had the opportunity to visit the pantry, learn about programs & volunteer opportunities.

Our first BACM Bingo fundraiser on July 30, 2019 was a success! The sold out crowd of 104 guests raised over $3,500 for the food pantry.

The Acme Fresh Market  Community Cash Back Program raised $1,692.43 in 2019. Thanks to everyone that dropped off receipts & to ACME for this opportunity. 

Our thanks to St Augustine Church & their congregation for donating an amazing $9,518.42 during their 2019 Alms Giving collection!

All of our fall events have been cancelled, but families still need our help. We encourage you to make a monetary donation.  Flier

Thank you to our golf fans for pledging support of BACM in connection with the Bridgestone Senior Players tournament July 10-14, 2019 raising $9,233! Congrats to Robert & Rae Leonard for the best guess on the number of birdies shot during the tournament.

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BACM will be closed Thanksgiving Week, November 23-27. The Food Pantry will be open November 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 and 19. Families can still visit twice during the month to gather holiday food.

The Norton Kiwanis Club has issued a matching fund challenge to businesses, individuals & non-profits. Donations made to BACM totaling $10,000 will be matched this year. Please note Norton Kiwanis on your check's memo line to take part.

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Thank you to everyone that donated to Wayside Furniture's Annual After Thanksgiving Giving Event in 2019. Together we raised $4,450!

Thanks to all 100 donors that joined in BACM Bingo on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Norton Community Center. Together, we raised $2,561.50!

BACM Days at Applebee's raised $336.69 in March & July 2019. Thank you for your dining with us!

We raised over $1,600 selling 50/50 drawing tickets & direct donations during the Barberton Speedway to support flood victims in 2019.

Much appreciation to the 2019 golfers, supporters, and sponsors for contributing $8,500 to BACM from the annual golf outing!

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Thanks to our loyal vendors, donors & guests, our 2019 Food With Flair fundraiser raised $3,082 for BACM! 

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 in 2019!

Wayside Furniture's After Thanksgiving Giving Event is back! We encourage you to donate up to $100 to BACM, hand-deliver your check to Wayside between 11/27-11/30, and Wayside will match your donation.

Wayside is located at 1367 Canton Rd in Akron. Open Fri 10-8, Sat 10-6, Sun 12-6, Mon 10-8


Thanks to the community for donating a record-breaking number of Bags of Love in 2020 -- totaling 621! Each bag contained toilet paper, laundry soap, hand soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes & all-purpose cleaner. Bags were given to clients during February & March when visiting the pantry.

Norton vs. Barberton Food Fight held Friday,
​August 30, 2019 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!

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
Ignite Brewing Company
Leach's Meats & Sweets
The Medicine Shoppe
Remarkable Diner


Thank you for raising
$549.89 so far this year!