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Monday 9:00-3:00

Tuesday 9:00-3:00

Wednesday Closed

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Friday 9:00-3:00

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Contact Us:

330.848.9685

943 Kenmore Blvd 

Akron, OH  44314

We exist to connect students and their communities to Christ and the church through real, loving, and non-threatening avenues.

September 11, 2017

My good friend Melanie has told me since college that she is my #1 fan. It still makes me smile more than fifteen years later and as a grown woman when she tells me. And, yes, she still does. The reason Melanie felt she needed to claim the #1 spot is because there are...

September 5, 2017

Original post is hosted at NoelleBeck.com

I love my students. The students at First Glance are never “clients,” pitty cases, projects or anything of the sort. These students are “my kids.” I love them! I love them all! I love them sincerely and passionately, a...

September 1, 2017

"Just a little effort can go a long way…

I’m not particularly great at anything, but I love being a father, and I strive hard to provide my three sons with the best childhood experience possible. Our children get to travel, receive gifts on a regular basis, visit with f...

August 29, 2017

"Every Thursday night we open our doors for Rec Night. As the leader of Rec Night, its been truly amazing to see how simply creating a space for teens to interact and hang out with our volunteers can have a huge impact in their lives...  

I have seen first-han...

August 25, 2017

"During Flex Week this past spring, I took one of our Young Adults out to lunch.  His reaction was so interesting… 

He was blown away because no one had ever taken him out before. He said something about it probably five times through the meal. To me it wasn’t a bi...

August 22, 2017

With all of the changes happening in our community, First Glance has the opportunity to positively impact more students and we need your help to do it. The best part is, it doesn't take much.

To donate toward our campaign visit: firstglance.org/recurring

To volunteer vis...

August 17, 2017

Check out Cristian's story as he describes the important role First Glance has played in his life.

August 15, 2017

Check out Justin's story as he explains the positive impact First Glance has had on him personally and in the community, as well as his desire to help others based on his experiences.

August 10, 2017

Listen as Brea shares her story and explains why being a part of the First Glance family has been so impactful for her. 

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