Current News

February 22
Intern for a Day/Career a Panel
The Chapel at WRA
9-12 graders welcome to attend
Hear about different careers and sign up to intern with the professionals presenting


March 29
Jersey Mike's Day of Giving
All proceeds from purchases at Jersey Mike's that day will benefit Community First programming. If you are not away for spring break that week, visit Jersey Mike's on the 29th and help raise money to support Community First.


Prescription Drug Collection
Date TBA


Community Service Day


Save the Date...August 26
Family Fun Night


Calendar of Events

Family Fun Night

An evening in September for families to come together at Hudson Memorial Stadium to enjoy time together and with their neighbors. The evening includes: Carnival Games, Face Painting, Crafts, Inflatables, Contests, Ice Cream, Food and a movie on the Scoreboard.

  • Saturday September 10th, 2016 - Thanks for a great event!

The Great Grape Escape

A ladies night out Fall Fundraiser to support the programs and activities of Hudson Community First. Held at North End and includes wine tasting, fabulous food, a Chinese raffle and lots of fun!

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 at North End

Take a Second. Make a Difference
Month and Luncheon

During the month of October community members and youth are reminded that a simple act of kindness can make a big difference in a child’s life.  Schools and community organizations have programming and activities to promote “Making a Difference”. The Take a Second. Make a Difference Luncheon recognizes community members who have been  nominated for Taking a Second and Making a Difference for youth in our community.

  • Wednesday, October 26th 2016


Program builds developmental assets in Hudson Youth by providing an evening in which the entire community joins together to address the problem of the over scheduling of youth by cancelling all homework and after school activities. Promoted at a “Family Night” to spend time together.

  • Thursday, November 3rd 2016

Career Panel / Intern for a Day

The Career Panel presentations educate students and parents about diverse career opportunities and the Intern for a Day program gives students the opportunity to Intern for a Day with participating businesses.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 at HHS and Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at WRA.

Holiday Gift Shoppe / Community Craft Fair

The Holiday Gift Shoppe provides the opportunity for young children.…with the help of an older elf… to purchase small gifts for their family.  The craft fair provides our community with the chance to purchase unique gifts for the holidays.

  • Saturday, December 3rd 2016

Toast to Hudson Fundraiser

Community First and Hudson Community Foundation join together in an evening to make a Toast to our great community and the people who give their time and efforts to continue to make Hudson a great place to live and raise a family.  Proceeds from the event benefit CF and HCF.

  • Friday, February 3rd, 2017 at Western Reserve Academy

Community of Concern / No one starts with heroin

Community Service Day

The Community First Youth Advisory Board has created a Community Service Day to provide volunteer opportunities for youth and adults to make a difference in the Hudson Community. Community First partners with City of Hudson, Hudson Kiwanis, Friends of the Parks and First National Bank.

  • Saturday, May 6th 2017 location TBD



Hudson Community First | P.O. Box 515 | Hudson, OH 444236