angel tree ceremony
The 24th Annual Angel Tree Ceremony will take place on Monday, December 3rd from 6:00-7:30 PM at the Akron-Summit Public Library Auditorium. The ceremony will honor the memory of over 1,000 victims lost in Summit County because of violence over the last 24 years. We invite community members, friends, and family members of homicide victims to attend and remember their loved one by placing an Angel ornament on one of the Angel Trees on display. Read more!

We are also looking for donations to help offset expenses associated with the event including: baked goods, paper products, and keepsake items for families. If interested in contributing, please contact Kelly Kaufman, Director of Advancement at 330.376.0040. 
Mon, Dec 3, 2018 6:00 PM EST
Angel Tree Ceremony
Akron-Summit Public Library, Akron
moving forward together
There's still time to support our Moving Forward Together Campaigns! Donate or make your pledge by December 31, 2018 to make your donation go towards our Capital and/or Annual Campaigns! Click here to learn about all the ways you can donate!
make your campaign dollars go further
Wayside Furniture's After Thanksgiving Event is scheduled for the weekend following Thanksgiving, Friday, November 23th through Monday, November 26th. Each year, Wayside matches donations up to $100. This program is a great way to double your donation to Victim Assistance Program. You can also send your donation to Victim Assistance Program with a note to hold your donation for the Wayside Match Program.
We will be participating in the annual online campaign #Giving Tuesday! On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and student around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. In 2017, $274 million was graciously donated worldwide.

We'll be having a fundraiser throughout the day to celebrate the cause. #GivingTuesday is a great way for people to engage the community and become part of a larger, worldwide movement that promotes generosity, while also benefiting organizations like Victim Assistance Program, and others through the world.
picaboo's cards for causes
This holiday season, you can send a customized holiday card while raising awareness and funds for our cause with just a few easy steps!

1. Choose your card layout - single photo or a collage of photos.
2. Design your card with your own family photos and personal message. You can change everything and anything on the front of the flat card.
3. At checkout, be sure to use this promo code to get 50% off your order: CARDS4CAUSES
4. Picaboo will then donate 50% of the proceeds from your order to our organization.
5. Your holiday cards will be shipped directly to you!

This year, let your holiday card share even more cheer by raising awareness for Victim Assistance Program. You'll be spreading the word about the organization you love and supporting our programs at the same time!
Happy Holidays!
office closures
Our hotline is ALWAYS open. If you need immediate assistance during our office closures, please call our 24-hour hotline at 330.376.0040.
no shave november
Special THANK YOU to the Akron Police Department for supporting Victim Assistance Program during their annual No Shave November campaign. Officers will ditch their razors for a great cause and proceeds will allow us to continue to carry out our important mission and help offset the costs for our upcoming move to downtown Akron.
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