Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation

The  Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation  will host the second annual  Angel Art Auction, an angel-art themed auction, inspired by the late Andrea Rose Teodosio, on Thursday, February 5, 2015, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the John S. Knight Center. The auction will benefit the Battered Women's Shelter and the Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation.

"We're thrilled to once again create a heavenly event to honor Andrea and support worthy causes," said Jill Skapin, event chairperson.  "Andrea's giving spirit will shine throughout the evening."

The Angel Art Auction will include silent and live options.  Art pieces include a signed poster from the Black Keys, art from Zeber-Martell Clay Studio and Art Gallery, and pieces from the Women's Art League and Larry Walker as well as a number of other pieces.

Tickets are $50 for general admission and $100 for VIP. Special $40 tickets are available for those who are members of a young professional organization. 

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.

Andrea Rose Teodosio Young Adult Service Award

An energetic volunteer on behalf of her Italian-American community, Andrea is the first recipient of this award inaugurated in her honor. Sponsored by the Council of Italian-American Societies, the award will be given annually at the Columbus Day Cotillion to a deserving young woman who, like Andrea, has given generously of her time to our local Italian-American community.

Il Palio del Drappo Verde e Rosso

The Fourth Annual Andrea Rose Teodosio 5K will be held in conjunction with the Italian Festival in downtown Akron on July 12, 2014. This unique race dates back to ancient Italy and now winds through downtown Akron in a flat, fast certified 5K course.

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

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.