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You can easily make a difference to those who have served our country. Veteran
Programs of Family and Community Services will be hosting its 1st annual “She Served
Too.” silent art auction fundraiser benefiting Summit County’s first ever female veteran
house, Summit Liberty House. We invite you to join us, on Thursday September 27th at
The Akron Civic Theatre in Akron from 5:00pm to 8:00pm for an evening of
empowerment, strength and entertainment.
You can show your support for our veterans in need by:
Being a recognized sponsor
Attending the event
Donating item(s) to our silent auction
The Veterans in our community need your support. Family and Community Services
(FCS) Veteran Programs (VP) serves the Veterans of Summit County with our mission
“Go Forth, Do Good.” Female veterans are the fastest growing homeless population in
our county. Veteran Programs also provide Intensive Outpatient Therapy, temporary
financial assistance, assistance with transportation, emergency shelter assistance,
school uniforms and supplies, items for babies, furniture, birth certificates, and other
community resources to Veterans and their families with minor children facing housing
barriers. Our programs are here to assist and support during critical times.
Your contribution on any level will be gratefully acknowledged in our program as well as
our social media event page. Upon donating a silent auction item, please complete
the enclosed form and return it by September 21 st , 2018, (donated items can be picked up)
and remember all donations received are tax deductible. Silent Auction Donation-Form
Veteran Programs of FCS thanks you for being our community partner and Veteran
supporter helping us provide healing, empowerment and stability for the ones who gave
to our country.