Compassionate Partnerships

Busch Funeral and Crematory Services is proud to be affiliated with local Northeast Ohio organizations that better our community every day.


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Our Partners & Affiliates

Learn more about each of the compassionate organizations we work with.

ALZ Association
Alzheimer's Association Cleveland Area Chapter

As a company that focuses on celebrating the memories of loved ones, we proudly support the Alzheimer's Association's fight against Alzheimer's Disease. Busch sponsors and participates annually in local fundraising walks.

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American Red Cross

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​

Through our metal recycling program, Busch is proud to have donated more than $66,000 and counting to the American Red Cross of Northern Ohio.

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cornerstone of hope
Cornerstone of Hope

Cornerstone of Hope offers support to grievers of all ages with its comprehensive bereavement support center for individual counseling and educational training courses.

Busch continually supports Cornerstone of Hope through financial donations and event sponsorships.

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Community Resource Services

Community Resource Services is a responsive, community-based organization whose mission is to diminish the effects of poverty in Avon and Avon Lake. As a long-time sponsor, Busch is proud to support Community Resource Services as they provide compassionate assistance and support to our community members in need.

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Hospice of Western Reserve

Hospice of the Western Reserve provides palliative end-of-life care, caregiver support, and bereavement services throughout Northern Ohio. Busch is proud to support its mission through sponsoring annual events like the Walk to Remember and Veterans Day pinning ceremony. 

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Lifebanc began as one of the original seven independent organ procurement organizations in the United States. 

Busch does not charge donor families for the extra care and attention given to hero organ, eye and tissue donors. We are committed to supporting the family and loved ones of donors.

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Stillborn and Prenatal Loss
Stillborn and Prenatal Loss

As a charitable contribution to our community, Busch provides services for all stillborn infants at no charge to the family. In July we wear awareness lapel pins to support the families that suffer from prenatal and infant loss and bring awareness to the journey these parents face.

Visiting Nurses Association of Ohio

Busch is grateful to continually support our partners in caring at the VNA of Ohio. This organization offers patients and clients high-quality, comprehensive care that promotes independence and dignity. Busch Owner and President Jim Busch had the privilege of being honored as the "Corporate Philanthropy Partner" of the year for 2022.

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Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau is a nonprofit organization whose self-described mission is to focus on advancing marketplace trust. Busch has been a Better Business Bureau accredited business with an A+ rating since February 2015.

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Cremation Association of North America

The Cremation Association of North America (CANA) is an international 501 (c)(6) trade association of over 3,300 members. Through Busch's membership with CANA, we stay up to date on emerging practices and policies in the cremation industry.

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Green Burial Council
Green Burial Council

The Green Burial Council is the place to learn more about green burial and how to find certified cemetery stewards, funeral professionals and funerary product sellers who share the commitment to create more sustainable after-death options for you, your community and the planet.

Busch Funeral and Crematory Services is one of the only GBC-certified funeral homes in Ohio.

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Inman Shipping Worldwide

Busch is a service provider for Inman Shipping Worldwide. This organization addresses the needs of an increasingly more mobile society. Inman coordinates the transport of the deceased from any part of the world to their final resting place. It oversees the entire process, regardless of the distance involved, so that the sensitivities of the survivors are fully protected.

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International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association

ICCFA strives to provide exceptional education, networking and legislative guidance and support to progressive cemetery, funeral and cremation professionals worldwide.

As a member, Busch is able to stay up to date on legislative guidance, best practices, and innovative products and services across the entire deathcare industry.

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National Funeral Directors Association

The National Funeral Directors Association is the world’s leading, largest and most trusted association to support funeral professionals. As a member, Busch has received critical information, innovative tools, resources and the professional community they need to serve families, run sustainable businesses and become pillars in their communities.

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Ohio Funeral Directors Association

Busch is proud to be a member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association (OFDA). This organization provides innovative programs, leadership and excellent service to its membership. As one of the largest state associations for funeral directors in the nation, OFDA has become a conduit for promoting the funeral profession and leading the field in education standards.

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Selected Independent Funeral Homes
Selected Independent Funeral Homes

Busch is honored to be a member of the Selected Independent Funeral Homes whose membership is "by invitation only and extended to worthy funeral homes after carefully evaluating their character, professional ability and reputation." Its mission is to deliver innovative and pertinent resources, solutions and ongoing support necessary independently owned funeral homes.

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