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Along with the many volunteer hours within the community, the Women of WITAN (Women in Touch with Akron’s Needs) annually award up to $88,000 per year to community organizations.  Since 1943, WITAN has granted over 1.5 million dollars to community nonprofit agencies. 

To learn more about our application process, please follow the link on your left.


Conditional Dessert

Stewart’s Caring Place

Blessings in a Backpack

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Our Executive Board is responsible for the fiduciaries of our organization which steer WITAN toward a successful future. By ethical, legal governance and financial management policies our Board ensures WITAN has adequate resources to advance its mission.

WITAN in 2019 made a difference in the lives of those less fortunate through community grants and volunteerism. As a result of our fundraising efforts we were able to help the organizations below. For a complete lists of grants CLICK HERE

Battered Women’s Shelter
Blessings in a Backpack
Camp Quality of Ohio
Capes of Courage
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
Easter Seals
Embrace Clinic & Care Center
Family Promise
First Glance Student Center
First Tee of Akron
Fostering Independence
Girl Scouts
Lift Up Ministries
Open M
Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs
Stewart’s Caring Place
Victory Gallop
Weathervane Playhouse
Women’s Auxiliary Board of Summit Co. Children’s Services