What We Support

Founded in 1967, the Charles and Salome Reymann Foundation is focused on three major areas of support for the development disabilities community in Northeast Ohio: we support licensed group living facilities that provide independent living for persons with special needs, we sponsor retreats and other forms of support for families and caregivers of people with developmental disabilities, and we encourage careers in special education by funding scholarships.

Stories of Support

Reymann Scholarship Recipient Spotlight

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” James 1:2-4...

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Art of Recovery

We recently had the honor of supporting The Art of Recovery, a Community Support Services (CSS) program that uses expressive arts to help individuals living with persistent mental illness. This program, hosted at the Akron Art Museum on March 22, raised support for...

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Salome’s Heart Introduction

Hello. I am Margaret Reymann Skinner, and I am currently serving as Vice Chairwoman of the Charles and Salome Reymann Foundation board of directors. I am both honored and greatly humbled to speak to you about our year-end campaign.As many of you know, the Reymann...

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The Impact of the Reymann Foundation on My Life

I was an eighteen-year-old fresh out of high school, when my life took a traumatic turn. I had never considered a path for my life which involved working with people with Developmental Disabilities. I had every intention of graduating from Cornell University and...

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The Brooke McMahan Memorial Invitational Swim Meet

I feel nervous, sad and excited as I open the wide doors and walk inside the Ocasek Natatorium at the University of Akron. It's the same mix of emotions each year. Hundreds of folks, including those with disabilities, gather inside this building. Sometime during the...

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The Faith and Light Retreat

The Charles and Salome Reymann Foundation is a mainstay supporter of the annual Faith and Light Retreat. Their significant contribution to our retreat covers 40% of the expenses to host the event, and makes it possible for individuals to attend who struggle financially.

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