Aug 21, 2018
By Jim Mullen, president and CEO of United Way of Summit County, and Dan Flowers, president and CEO of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank
Congress is currently debating the Farm Bill, which will...
Nov 14, 2017
by Mayor Dan Horrigan
As Mayor, one of my main strategies to help this City thrive is to grow our population, specifically to 250,000 by 2050, an increase of about 50,000 people. One of the ways we...
Oct 10, 2017
By DAVID W. JAMES SR., SUPERINTENDENT OF AKRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY BOARD MEMBER
Just recently, representatives of a large automotive company paid a visit to Akron’s East...
Jun 04, 2017
June 4, 2017
By CHRISTINE AMER MAYER, UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY BOARD CHAIR AND PRESIDENT OF GAR FOUNDATION
For nearly 100 years, United Way of Summit County has worked to improve this community,...
Mar 06, 2017
March 6, 2017
By JIM MULLEN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY
In part one of this blog post, I talked about how United Way of Summit County leverages donor contributions to maximize...
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,...