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Summa Foundation

Philanthropy is more than a proud tradition at Summa. The enduring support of our community enables Summa Health to deliver on its promise to provide outstanding care, educate the next generation of medical professionals and advance medical discovery. Every gift strengthens the ability of our dedicated caregivers to provide exceptional healthcare and ensures we meet the health and wellness needs of our communities.

Brennans make largest gift in Summa's history

Summa Health is grateful to honor the extraordinary generosity of Ann and David Brennan whose latest gift of $6 million, the largest single gift in the history of our health system, brings their total giving to more than $10 million and is helping to transform the health of those we serve today and for generations to come. Read more.

Support Summa Health on Giving Tuesday - December 1, 2015

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two days for getting deals. Now, we have Giving Tuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, people around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and give to the charity of their choice. Please consider supporting Summa Health on Giving Tuesday 2015. Read more.

Sapphire Ball raises $1.2 million

Thank you to each and every one of our generous sponsors and individual donors for supporting the 2015 Summa Sapphire Ball, presented by Saber Healthcare Group. With the generous support of the Akron community more than $1.2 million was raised to support Behavioral Health Services and other important programs at Summa Health. Read more.

Upcoming Events

  • Florida Outreach – Summa Health will welcome friends and benefactors to a special dinner and presentation on February 24, 2016, in Naples, Florida.
  • Summa Foundation Golf Outing – Join us on June 20 at Firestone Country Club for the 7th annual event that benefits nursing education and training. Read more.
  • Summa Sapphire Ball – Save the date! The 2016 event is scheduled for October 15 at the John S. Knight Center. Read more.