Innovative Solutions to Intractable Problems – Planning a Future We Can Aspire To, Together

Dec 02, 2016
December 2, 2016 By DAVID JENNINGS, UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY BOARD MEMBER, AND DIRECTOR OF THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY My first exposure to United Way was in 1977, when I was hired,...

Channeling Passion Into Action: Building Impact Through Volunteer Engagement

Oct 24, 2016
October 24, 2017 By BILL LOWERY, UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY BOARD MEMBER; REALTOR, STOUFFER REALTY INC. Published on In March of this year, I had the privilege of...

Return on Investment: How United Way Multiplies Donor Contributions - Part 1

Sep 27, 2016
September 29, 2016 By JIM MULLEN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY Perhaps you’re used to hearing “return on investment,” or “ROI,” as a financial term. Perhaps you think it sounds out...

United Way, Dan Pallotta and the Power of Big Ideas

Aug 08, 2016
August 8, 2016 By JIM MULLEN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY This month, we at United Way are thrilled to be hosting author, activist and entrepreneur Dan Pallotta at our annual...

Third Consecutive 4-Star Rating Given to United Way of Summit County by Charity Navigator

Aug 01, 2016
We are pleased to announce that United Way of Summit County has earned Charity Navigator's  4-star rating for a third consecutive year! This is Charity Navigator's highest possible rating and...

Join us in advocating for working Americans. Email Congress and tell them to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Jul 14, 2016
60 United Way leaders are advocating on The Hill today for common sense policies for young workers and workers who cannot claim children on their taxes.   We’re advocating for parents who don’t...