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Keys to Serenity… In the News!

We are incredibly greateful for the Akron Beacon Journal doing a front page piece on our non-profit! We hope to bring more awareness to the opioid empidemic and the endless amount of people it affects.

Click below to read the article!

About Keys to Serenity

Keys to Serenity is a Ohio based non-profit that helps families after the loss of a loved one due to an overdose. We help with navigating the judicial system, juvenile court, children’s services, and memorial arrangements. 

Supporting Our Cause

Keys to Serenity only has 1 fundraising event each year. The rest of the time we rely on donations from people just like you! Click below to learn more on how to donate and support Keys to Serenity.

Leading the Charge for Change

Founder and Director Brenda Cameron Ryan not only provides programs and assitance to families, but actively works for change in the City of Akron and State of Ohio. In the past 4 years she has been involved and lobbied at the state house for two seperate bills. First was Senate Bill 1 in 2018 and then for D.O. v Grissom in 2021.

Programs & Events

Annual Kids Event

Saturday, August 28th, 2021
12:00pm – 5:00pm

The Moose Family Center

4444 State Rd. Peninsula, OH

Annual Fishing Derby

Sunday, September 26th, 2021
11:00am – 2:00pm

Greater Akron Motorcycle Club

1540 Smith Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Articles On Dealing With Grief

Stay in the Loop

We understand the pain of losing a loved one due to an overdose & we also understand how hectic and confusing and event like this is. Through our programs and services we work to make this process as easy as possible and ensure that no family feels alone during those times.

– The Keys to Serenity Family

Grieving is like broken ribs. On the outside, you look fine, but with every breath it hurts.

– Unknown

Losing a child is the single most most devestating passage anyone will endure during a lifetime.

– Abigale Brenner M.D.


Contact Us

(330) 730 – 0864