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Mending Hearts & Minds

Held annually, Mending Hearts & Minds is Child Guidance & Family Solutions' report to the community on our successes, our plans and our achievements. At this event we also honor an organization or individual in the community with the Friend of Children Award.

Last year's Friend of Children Award recipient was Cathy Clark
. Cathy was recognized for her 40-plus years of volunteer work to ensure the welfare and well-being of children in our community.

Watch this space for details on the 2017 Mending Hearts & Minds luncheon and the Friend of Children award recipient.

Annual Events

Growing Up Akron

Akron’s event of the summer takes place annually in August. Join us in celebrating all that is Growing Up Akron! The food, the fun, the tunes and the awesome setting of Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. all make supporting CG&FS a thrilling experience.

Mending Hearts & Minds

Held annually, Mending Hearts & Minds is CG&FS’s report to the community on its impact on the health of our children, adolescents and families who struggle with mental, emotional, and behavioral health issues.

Established through the efforts of dedicated community leaders and members of the Junior League of Akron over 75 years ago, CG&FS has been dedicated to making our children healthier, our families stronger, and our community richer by providing accessible mental health services to our children.

Virtues & Vices

A fundraiser to support CG&FS held annually in the fall. It’s an opportunity to put on your most elegant duds and meet us at the 'club'! Besides the delicious indulgences and tempting libations, lounge entertainment, stage performances, and a casino gaming room are on offer.

Ways to Help

As a non-profit organization, CG&FS relies on contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations to make mental healthcare accessible to children and families throughout our community. Gifts at every level make a difference and are tax-deductible.

Special Events

Support CG&FS while enjoying one of our fundraising or community-building events.

Special Events Details

Growing Up Akron
Akron’s event of the summer takes place annually in August. Join us in celebrating all that is Growing Up Akron! The food, the fun, the tunes and the awesome setting of Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. all make supporting CG&FS a thrilling experience.

Mending Hearts & Minds
Held annually, Mending Hearts & Minds is CG&FS’s report to the community on its impact on the health of our children, adolescents and families who struggle with mental, emotional, and behavioral health issues.

Established through the efforts of dedicated community leaders and members of the Junior League of Akron over 75 years ago, CG&FS has been dedicated to making our children healthier, our families stronger, and our community richer by providing accessible mental health services to our children.

Virtues & Vices
A fundraiser to support CG&FS held annually in the fall. It’s an opportunity to put on your most elegant duds and meet us at the 'club'! Besides the delicious indulgences and tempting libations, lounge entertainment, stage performances, and a casino gaming room are on offer.