Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation

    Lace up your running shoes and run for a cause at the Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K run, one-mile run/walk and Kids' Fun Run.  The 5th annual race will take place on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 8 a.m. at Lock 3 Park in Akron.  Registration is $25 until race day, and then it's $30.  Register by June 27 to receive a free tech shirt.  "Angel" registrations are $100 and include a foundation towel. The Kids' Fun Run is free. This flat, scenic run through downtown Akron and into the Towpath Trail is perfect for all ages! Join us for the after-party at Baxter's with food provided by Grub! Help us promote the event on Facebook and Twitter with #AndreaRace2015 and www.andrearose.org/race and you could win an amazing prize at the after party! Wear your red race shirt on race day for great photo ops! Bring a non-perishable food item for the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank to be entered in a raffle for a VIP Akron Rubber Ducks package!

     Thank you to our sponsors Akron Area YMCA, Akron Children's Hospital, Akron General, B.R.'s Landscape Construction, Brouse McDowell, Campbell Law Office, Capital Advisors Ltd., Donzell's Garden Center, Dr. David and Carol Peter, Eddy's Bike Shop, Edward Jones Financial Advisor: Chad Immel, House of LaRose, Jack and Amy DeLeo, Judge Dave Lombardi, Judges Tom and Linda Teodosio & Christopher and Katherine Teodosio, Klaben Auto Stores, Lambert Buick GMC, Law Office of Michael Ciccolini, Martell School of Dance, Maynard Family Foundation, Nick Nicholis, North Hill Marble & Granite, Oriana House Inc., Peoples Bank, Redmon Funeral Home, Rob and Susie McCarty's Place on Kiawah Island, Simon & Karam Realty, Steve Wagner CPA, The Scanlon Group Co. LPA, Thomarios, Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd., US Bank, Walsh Jesuit High School and Western Reserve Hospital.

     And thank you to our in-kind partners 91.3 The Summit, Acme, Akron Racers, Akron Rubber Ducks, Baxter's, Bruegger's Bagels, City of Akron, Coca Cola, EarthFare, Einstein's Bagels, Grub, Hitchcock Fleming & Associates, Italian American Festival, Krieger's, McDonald's of Hudson, Mustard Seed, Rita's Italian Ice, Sew & Sew and The Peanut Shoppe.

Upcoming Events

We are a young nonprofit foundation in the early stages of planning and development so please check back often for more details on upcoming events and programs. We also invite you to check back after each event for a recap of results including photos, money raised, attendance, volunteers and community impact.

Past Events

Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial 5K Run & Walk

The fourth annual Andrea Teodosio 5k Race and 1-Mile Run/Walk were held downtown July 12, 2014, with more than 800 runners and walkers taking part! With the help of more than 50 volunteers, the event raised $35,000 to support the work of the Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial Foundation.
Race Results by Age | Overall Race Results

10th Annual Halloween Charity Dance

Akron’s largest charitable Halloween event, the 10th annual Halloween Charity Ball, took place October 25 to benefit the Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation and the Community AIDS Network Akron Pride Initiative. Hundreds of guests enjoyed the lavish evening, which included a grand costume contest and raffles. The event, presented by Summa Western Reserve Hospital, raised $30,000, for a total contribution of close to $15,000 for the ART Foundation.

Il Palio Del Drappo Verde e Rosso 2013

The third annual Andrea Teodosio 5k Race and 1-Mile Run/Walk were held downtown July 13, 2013, with more than 800 runners and walkers taking part! With the help of more than 50 volunteers, the event raised $35,000 to support the work of the Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial Foundation.
Race Results By Age | Race Results By Age

A Rose Project

"A Rose Project" has found a new home at the former Barrett Academy on Jonathan Avenue! Prom, homecoming and special occasion dresses and all of the accessories are provided to deserving young women in foster care and otherwise in need. With our additional pace, we plan to expand to provide special occasion attire for young men and clothes suitable for employment to young people in need. "Rosebuds" will provide special occasion clothing for youngsters in need. Watch here for our upcoming collection and distribution dates!

Il Palio Del Drappo Verde e Rosso 2012

On July 14, 2012, nearly 1,500 dedicated participants, volunteers, spectators and sponsors made the second annual A.R.T. 5k even bigger and more successful than the first. For the first time, a kids’ fun run was also part of the event.

The first annual A.R.T. 5k was held on July 9, 2011. More than 800 participants and volunteers and many generous sponsors made the event a huge success.

The first annual A.R.T. 5k was held on July 9, 2011. More than 800 participants and volunteers and many generous sponsors made the event a huge success.

Women’s Catholic Youth Organization State Basketball Tournament

The University of Akron’s J.A.R. Arena was the setting for the 2012 Women’s Catholic Youth Organization State Basketball Tournament, an event proudly sponsored by The Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial Foundation.

Angel Art Auction

The Angel Art Auction was held on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the John S. Knight Center rotunda. Guests weree treated to signature “Angel Martinis” and heavenly hor d’oeuvres. Local artists donated pieces demonstrating their vision of angels and/or spirituality. The works were auctioned and the proceeds of the event benefited the establishment of an interactive art education area at the proposed Akron Children's Museum.

A Night at the Oscars to Benefit A Rose Project

Night at the Oscars On February 22, 2015, WildCard Casting Company is hosting a Night at the Oscars benefitting the Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation’s “A Rose Project”. Donations of dresses, shoes and accessories for girls in need to wear to special occasions, homecomings and proms will be accepted. The event begins on the Red Carpet at 6 p.m. and Oscars at 7 p.m. - there will be bowling, arcade games and, of course, the Oscars. For more information, call Crissy at 330-753-6910.