Welcome to Torchbearers
Torchbearers was founded in 2003 to strengthen the connection between Akron-area nonprofits and young people, as well as to further efforts to attract and retain young people to Greater Akron. The organization is a bridge between established leadership of the community and leaders of the future.
Become a Member
As Torchbearers, we recognize that our presence in the community is only as strong as our membership. That is why we strive to recruit members dedicated to the key values of our organization .
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Torchbearers will welcome incoming University of Akron freshmen as part of New Roo Weekend (8/26-28), in an event dubbed “Hop to the Lock” with the promise of showcasing the diverse and lovable facets of Greater Akron.