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Consider a Year-End Donation
As 2013 comes to a close, we are so proud of the results of this year's programs and the work that has been accomplished by our hard-working volunteers. You can help us increase the numbers next year, by making a year-end contribution of $25, $50 or $100. Donate here.
Here's a look at some what was accomplished this year:
* 4,959 volunteers worked during the month of April for Clean Up Akron Month to clean 112 public sites and remove 10.1 tons of litter.
* 83 Graffiti tags were eradicated.
* 2,167 fourth grade students were educated in 55 classroom presentations for Arbor Day.
* 6,664 volunteer hours were completed while utilizing the Community Pride Trailer at 21 community events from April through October.
Your support, year after year, along with our thousands of volunteers, helps us produce results year after year. We work hard to maximize our resources in order to give you the best return on your investment. During our last program year, we leveraged $12.66 for every government dollar we received. We hope you will join us to improve Akron's quality of life through beautification and responsible environmental management.
Click here to make a secure online donation to Keep Akron Beautiful.
To see a list of all of our wonderful donors thus far in 2013, please click here.
Recycle-Bowl Akron Winners Announced!
Keep Akron Beautiful in conjunction with River Valley Paper Company hosted our 4th annual mixed paper drive in the Akron Public Schools and private schools in the Akron area.
From Monday, October 21 to Friday, November 15, 2013 the national (and local) Recycle-Bowl competition took place! Here are our LOCAL WINNERS:
1st place for Elementary School- St. Mary School who recycled 21.1 pounds of paper per student
1st place Middle School- Innes Middle School who recycled 4.26 pounds of paper per student
1st place High School- Kenmore High School who recycled 3.848 pounds of paper per student
"Most Improved" from 2012 to 2013- Case Elementary School who recycled 1,900 pounds more in 2013 than in 2012
Most Paper Collected Overall- North High School with 4,250 pounds of paper collected
Poster Contest Winner- Montana Cheek from Innes CLC, who won a $50 American Express Gift Card and will be our featured artist in our 2014 local marketing.