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.

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

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

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




BACM Bingo is back! Join us Wednesday, March 11 at Norton Community Center for Antonio's dinner (chicken cutlet, meatless rigatoni, mixed veggies, salad, bread sticks & dessert) served from 5-6PM, followed by 10 games of bingo starting at 6:15PM. Flowers & gift cards awarded as prizes.
​Pre-Sale tickets are $25 each. Flier

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.

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Upcoming Events

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

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

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.

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.

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

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!

The Acme Fresh Market  Community Cash Back Program raised $1,208.88 in 2019. Thanks to everyone that dropped off receipts & to ACME for this opportunity. 

Donate Now!

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

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

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.

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
$925.19 during 2019!

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