Go Over the Edge for Hattie Larlham

This summer, Hattie Larlham and special events company Over the Edge are giving thrill-seekers the opportunity to rappel 22 stories down a building in downtown Akron on Sat., Aug. 29, 2015. Over the Edge raises funds for people with developmental disabilities at Hattie Larlham.

Those interested in going Over the Edge for Hattie Larlham can create an online fundraising page where supporters can pledge. The first 100 fundraisers will earn a spot to rappel. Create a fundraising page at

At last year’s Over the Edge event, 71 rappellers successfully raised $150,000 for people with developmental disabilities at Hattie Larlham.

Sponsorship opportunities available. For more information, contact Wendy Voelker at (330) 274-2272, ext. 3087.

About Hattie Larlham

Established in 1961, Hattie Larlham is a non-profit organization that provides services to 1,500 children and adults with developmental disabilities. Hattie Larlham inspires people with disabilities and their families to dream and achieve through the medical, residential, work training and recreational services the organization offers. For more information, visit

About Over the Edge

Over the Edge is a special events company that provides signature events for non-profit organizations. The company requires every rappelling site to have a comprehensive site inspection and safety plan completed. Over the Edge employs IRATA or SPRAT-certified industrial rope specialists to train and prepare participants the day of the event.

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Jacqueline LoPresti
Internal Communications Officer
Hattie Larlham
330-274-2272, ext. 3011


Scott Juba    
Radar Public Relations & Consulting