Jeans Day: Thursday June 22 Supporting Good Neighbors Inc.

This month, Jean’s Day at VanDevere will be held on Thursday June 22 and will be benefitting Good Neighbors Inc of Akron. This great community organization is currently in need of items such as Peanut Butter, Personal Care Supplies, Toilet Paper, Paper Products, and Cleaning Supplies. Employees will be permitted to wear jeans to work in exchange for a monetary or item donation.

Jeans Day: April 27th Supporting Camp Sunshine of Aurora

Employees are invited to wear jeans in support of this great charity on April 27th. Remember, VanDevere matches every dollar donated by employees during these events. Our last Jeans Day we raised over $500 for Akron Pregnancy Services. Thank you to all of you who continue to support these Jeans Day organizations.

Jeans Day: Feb 16 – Summit County Children Services

On Thursday Feb 16th VanDevere will be holding their monthly Jeans Day. Employees will be permitted to wear jeans to work in exchange for a donation to this great community organization. Items needed are listed on flyer below, or, monetary donations are also accepted. Thanks to everyone who continues to make a difference every month and taking part in these Jeans Day fundraisers.

Jeans Day: Thursday October 27th

This Jeans Day we are raising money for 3 wonderful organizations that continue to help support cancer patients, survivors, and research for people of all ages. Employees are permitted to wear their nice jeans to work on October 27th in exchange for a donation to one of these organizations. As always, the VanDevere organization will match every dollar donated. Thank you to all of those who continue to make our Jeans Days fundraisers a success.

Jeans Day: Sept 8th Supporting Garage Ministries

This month VanDevere will be holding Jeans Day on September 8th supporting Garage Ministries of Wadsworth. This great organization helps introduce at-rick or fringe youths to Christ and has been doing so since 2005.

Employees will be permitted to wear jeans to work on Sept. 8th in exchange for a donation to this organization. As always, VanDevere will match every dollar donated by employees.

Thank you everyone for your continued support in our Jeans Day fundraiser.

Thrive & Drive: Akron Soap Box Derby Participant

Adding to the list of 2016 VanDevere Thrive & Drive program participants is the Akron Soap Box Derby. This great community organization is selling raffle tickets to raise money for their own cause. These tickets are then entered into a drawing with other participating Thrive & Drive community organizations giving a lucky ticketed individual a chance to win a brand new car from VanDevere. Just another way VanDevere gives back to a supporting community since 1946.

Thrive & Drive Participants: Tallmadge Force / Fury Softball / Baseball

Participating this year in VanDevere’s Thrive & Drive program is Tallmadge Force and Tallmadge Fury Baseball and Softball teams. These teams will be selling tickets with all of our other 2016 Thrive & Drive participants in efforts to raise money for their teams. All money from raffle tickets goes to the teams themselves. All tickets from participating organizations are them pooled together in a drawing for CHEVY CRUZE donated by The VanDevere Bunch.


Thrive And Drive: Hoban High School

VanDevere is back at it again with Thrive and Drive! VanDevere has donated a car to Hoban High School in Akron so that they can sell raffle tickets to raise money for numerous needs within school. If you wish to purchase a $10 raffle ticket for your chance to win this car, please contact the Hoban school office for purchasing opportunities.

Jeans Day: June 16 Assisting Good Neighbors Inc

June’s Jeans Day has been announced. On Thursday June 16, employees will be permitted to wear jeans to work in exchange for a donation to Good Neighbors Inc. Good Neighbors has been helping families and individuals in the community since 1957. In times of crisis and need they prodive clothing, emergency food, and support. As usual, every dollar donated by employees will be matched by VanDevere.

Thirve & Drive: Green Area Adventure Guides

VanDevere continues to support Children’s Programs in the Akron Area Community with our Thrive & Drive fundraiser.  VanDevere supplies a vehicle while different community groups sell raffle tickets raising funds for their organization. At the end of the Thrive & Drive season, all tickets are pooled and a winner is drawn.

Our most recent participants are the Green Area Adventure Guides. They are a Father Son program that serves to foster the father-son relationship with a motto of “Pals Forever”.

They attend camp outs and a variety of fun monthly activities in the community as well as doing an annual service project. This past weekend they camped at Camp Y-Noah and had a great time fishing, riding horses and doing other challenging activities.

The VanDevere Thrive & Drive program enables them to subsidize these activities and keep them affordable for the members