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  OPEN M strives to be more of a “hand up” rather than a “hand out” organization. We believe the “Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime.” proverb and try to lead by example with our programs, specifically with Community Works Connection. […]

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There are plenty combinations of words in the English language that bring immediate pictures to one’s mind; summer day, juicy burger, beach vacation. The list goes on and on. Well, here at OPEN M we have another one to add to that list, Mountain of Food.

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OPEN M Board of Directors President, Jeff Murphy, announced today that OPEN M’s Chief Operating Officer, Bob Titus, will become CEO effective May 1, 2017. Mr. Titus will succeed Dottie Achmoody, who is retiring after 20 years of service to OPEN M, with the last 12 as CEO.

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In an effort to take our work to a new level, OPEN M is taking part in an exciting project with the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank called Voices. Our Foodbank was one of two in the country selected by Feeding America, Fund for Shared Insight, and the Urban Institute to spend nearly two years on a […]

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The good news is that we’ve nearly doubled the number of new patients we were able to provide healthcare for this past year compared to the year before. The challenge is that we are having a shortage of medical care providers. Please help us spread the word that our clinic is in desperate need of […]

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OPEN M would like to gratefully acknowledge Pastor Oliver Campbell, our OPEN M Chaplain. If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting him, you are encouraged to join us for Food 4 the Soul in the coming months. This is a new service series that Pastor Campbell has organized on the third Tuesday of each […]

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The CWC mantra is ‘One job. One year.’ We feel it is important to acknowledge the hard work that goes into reaching that very important milestone on the road to self-sufficiency. We’d like to offer our most sincere congratulations to the following CWC graduates who have been on the job for at least one year:

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Omar came to OPEN M in March of 2015 to join our Community Works Connection (CWC) program. During our week of classes, he forged a friendship with every one of his classmates. Omar always demonstrated leadership. He spoke often and kindly of his children. He was a proud father.

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