Charity Begins at Home - Give Help

Charity Begins at Home

Join us for a fun night at the ballpark to support Child Guidance & Family Solutions as we partner with Akron RubberDucks for their Charity Begins at Home program.

Purchase tickets through CG&FS for Monday, June 26th game against the Erie SeaWolves for $9, and $5 will go directly to support the work we do to help children and families become healthier, happier and successful. 

You can purchase your tickets online*, at Food Truck Fridays or by contacting Development (330-384-2882 or


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.

Mark your calendar for this year's 8th Annual Growing Up Akron - we hope to see you there!

Friday, August 11th 

6PM - 9PM

Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.

*more details coming soon

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.