Our Mission

Mission

The Charles and Salome Reymann Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities in Northeast Ohio.

Vision

To be a leading charitable organization in Northeast Ohio that makes significant contributions to the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities.

Values

We will build our community by respecting the inherent dignity of all citizens. We will treat those we serve with empathy, support and love. We will lead in all we do. Our actions are guided by the Catholic heritage of the Reymann family.

How We Help

Inspired by Charles and Salome’s dedication to two grandchildren with developmental disabilities, The Charles and Salome Reymann Foundation helps improve the lives of people with disabilities in many ways:

Smiling Woman In Cap and Gown from Akron University

Scholarships for high school and college-level students studying special education

Provides grants and other assistance to worthy projects and organizations aligned with our mission

Support for ArtSparks Dynamite Duos, Faith and Light East retreats, Akron Rotary Camp, Transition-to-Work programs for high school students, and other organizations, programs and events

Stories of Support

Dick Reymann – Former Board Member Spotlight

Cousin Dick Reymann clearly remembers the formative days of The Charles and Salome Reymann Foundation; he served as one of the first board members upon establishing the organization in 1967. His contributions to the Foundation spanned many decades, from leading as...

Reymann Roots: Reflecting on the Atlantic Foundry Demolition

Reymann Roots: Reflecting on the Atlantic Foundry Demolition

Demolition of what remained of the Atlantic Foundry in Akron, Ohio, began on March 7, 2024. This effort to clean-up and remediate property led by the Summit County Land Bank is a positive action for the betterment of Akron; however it is a bittersweet event for the...