The purpose of Good Neighbors is to help families and individuals in times of crisis and need with clothing, emergency food and support
The Spicer Good Neighbors Clothing Unit, now the Good Neighbors Goodyear Heights Clothing Unit, has relocated from Trinity Lutheran Church to the Goodyear Heights Baptist Church, 1767 Goodyear Boulevard, Akron, 44305. Additional information is located under "Good Neighbors Locations" and "Goodyear Heights Clothing Unit".
Thank you to Citizen Green Electronics and Repairs for having their annual back to school supply drive to benefit all seven Good Neighbors locations! Thank you to the following businesses for participating in the back to school supply drive: Allure Nail Salon, Central Graphics, Citizen Green Electronics and Repairs, Craft Beer Bar, Cuyahoga Falls PoliceDepartment, Cuyahoga Falls Utility Billing, Evertek Repairs, Falls Auto Body, Falls Wheel and Wrench, The HourglassBoutique, Jimmy Bigg's Grille, Lil' Frog Fashions, The Natatorium, Quirk Cultural Center, Shear Perfection Studio, Urban Lace, Act Now, Inc. Print and Promote, Dante's Gameday Grille, Don Drumm Studios and Gallery, Nervous Dog Coffee Bar (Akron), Nervous Dog Coffee Bar (Stow), Ohio Discount Store, Sammie's Bar and Grille, The Tallmadge Chamber of Commerce, Tallmadge Chiropractic, Young's Screenprinting.
The Honorable Mayor of Akron, Daniel Horrigan, presented Good Neighbors representatives, Valerie Straw and George Camilletti, with a Proclamation for serving families in need.
Thanks to our volunteers and supporters, Good Neighbors has been serving families and individuals in need for more than 60 years.
Congratulations to the Cuyahoga Falls Good Neighbors on 50 years of serving their community! On June 6, 1968, they started out in a chicken coop on the former Cuyahoga Falls Baptist Church property and now thanks to their generous supporters, they own their own building.
Congratulations to the Green Good Neighbors, they celebrated their 50th Anniversary with a cake for their volunteers! Their first organizational meeting was held on February 27, 1968.
Thank you to Acme Fresh Market for their generosity and continued support.
Acme Fresh Market Representatives John Demchock and Katie Albrecht-Swartz presented our Food Center Chairman George Camilletti and Council President Valerie Straw with the proceeds from Acme's 2017 Pack the Pantry Food Drive fundraiser for our Good Neighbors food pantries. Thank you to Acme Fresh Market and their associates, The Albrecht Family Foundation, Katie Albrecht-Swartz, Jim Trout and the community for providing $20,000 in groceries for our food pantries and financial support for our organization.
Food Center Chairman George Camilletti organizes the food donated by Acme.
The Dedicated Volunteers Of Good Neighbors
Good Neighbors is a volunteer-run organization with more than 300 volunteers and only one part-time paid employee.
Thank you to Acme Fresh Market for their generosity and continued support!
Acme Fresh Market Representatives presented Good Neighbors Volunteers with the 2016 Pack the Pantry Food Drive Proceeds.
Photos are from the 2016 Acme Fresh Market Pack The Pantry Food Drive Kick-Off Breakfast.
Acme Fresh Market Associates presented Good Neighbors Volunteers with the 2015 Pack The Pantry Food Drive Fundraiser Proceeds.