Zane’s Foundation welcomes new Board Member

Zane’s Foundation, Inc. welcomes new Board Member, Daniel Tyson.  Many of you probably know Dan as he is an active member of the “special needs” community as the Community Liaison at Evant, Inc.  For information about Dan, please read his biography in the Board Member pages.  All of us at Zane’s Foundation look forward to working with him.Dan

Funds received from Bemis: A Company Foundation

The Board Members of Zane’s Foundation, Inc. are very honored and pleased to report that a grant of $1000.00 was received from Bemis Company Foundation. This grant was awarded for our Family Support Fund Initiative.  Thank you Bemis Company Foundation!

We also want to thank our wonderful grant writer, Barbara!!!  Way to go!

We received a grant!!! Awesome!

Zane’s Foundation received a grant from the Northern Ohio Golf Charities Foundation and the Bridgestone Invitational.  The funds for this grant is to purchase a portable PA system!    We are so honored and excited about this funding!

Now we do not have to beg and borrow from other organizations when we need a PA system for our events!  Thank you so much Northern Ohio Golf Charities Foundation and the Bridgestone Invitational.  We are thrilled to be your charitable partner.


“Family Support Fund” Initiative News

Zane’s Foundation is happy to announce that funds disbursed for this funding quarter totaled $3452.00 for four families that live right here in Northeast Ohio!  One family received funds for summer camp and the families received funds for two kinds of therapy:  social programs and speech.

The “Family Support Fund” Committee worked diligently through the holiday months and are ready to get busy for yet another busy funding quarter.  A BIG THANK YOU to the Committee again!  The next set of files will be handed over next week with the disbursement of funds expected by the end of April, 2015.


Zane’s Foundation Board Members

5th Annual Spring Fundraiser & Casino Night…….April 24, 2015

It’s time……mark your calendars….get those flip-flops out of storage and find your favorite capri’s…..we are celebrating life on the beach……get your tables together!  Who knows maybe you will the best dressed costume!!!  Come for fun, music, great prizes, great food, great fun!!!  Come and play a little blackjack!!!  Support your favorite non-profit!!!   Did anyone say conga line???  The only thing you don’t need is your sunscreen…..

Some of the great prizes that we have received so far is 2 seats on the new Blimp,  VIP Pass for the African Safari Wildlife Park, 4 Disney One Day Hopper Passes, a 14K Rose Gold LeVian Pendant from Sterling Jewelers, a Relaxation Massage from Gavin Scott Salon & Spa, Eat N’Park Smiley Cookies, i-Pad mini with cover, free Pizza coupons from Papa John’s, Southwest Airline Vouchers worth $400 each, passes from Kings Island, Gift Cards from TJ Maxx, Rockne’s, ACME Fresh Market, Family Video and more, more, more!

Thank you so our sponsors:  American Testing Technologies, Anzelc & Associates, Inc., Beth Kearns, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Big Lots, Stow, Play It Again Sports, TGIFridays, Stow, Minuteman Press, Stow, McDonalds, Stow #34016, #24570 and Kent #1310, Marhofer Auto Family, Highrollers Entertainment…..

Stay tuned for more information coming……..Zane’s Casino Night

Community Meeting on March 10, 2015

“Misconceptions of ABA & Current Best Practices”  Leah Gongola, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Proactive Behavior Services, Youngstown State University

March 10, 2015  +++++++++  6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

This presentation will expose participants to historical and common misconceptions of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy.  Attendees will gain an understanding of current ABA practices through go-to checklists, modeling, and video.  A discussion will focus on ABA strategies across home, school, and community-based settings.  Come and learn about ABA once and for all.

Christ Community Chapel, 750 W. Streetsboro Road, Rte. 303, Hudson, Lower Level, Room 11

Any questions please contact Zane’s Foundation at 330-677-9263 or email us at  Sorry no childcare is provided.

Grant received from Kenneth Calhoun Charitable Trust

Zane’s Foundation, Inc. was so honored and pleased to have been granted funds from the Kenneth L. Calhoun Charitable Trust, Keybank, Trustee,  in the amount of $4000.00.  This grant is restricted toward the use of Educational Community Outreach programs for children and adults with special needs.   We received notice of this reward in December of 2014.  This is the second time Zane’s Foundation, Inc. has received funds from this Trust.

Shop at Amazon Smile – Help Zane’s Foundation!

Shop at Amazon Smile and Amazon will make a donation to Zane’s Foundation!  It just takes a couple of minutes to get started with 3 easy steps:

Step 1:  Type Smile.Amazon in the search box of your computer.

Step 2:  Click on AmazonSmile, shop and Amazon gives.

Step 3:  In the blank box entitled, “Pick your own charitable organization, type in Zane”s Foundation, Inc. and select Zane’s Foundation, Inc. when it appears.

Start shopping!!!!Flyer for Amazon Smile

ACME Community “Cashback” has ended!

This ACME Community “Cashback” Program ended on February 4, 2015.  So if you have not sent your receipts in and we need to pick them up, please give us a call at the Foundation Office or send us an email.  All receipts need to be sent in to ACME Corporate by the beginning of March.

5% of the Cashback rebate amount goes to our “Family Support Fund” Initiative…..

All of our information is:  Zane’s Foundation, P.O. Box 1642, Stow, 44224; give us a call at 330,677.9263 or

Thank you for your support for the families we serve!