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Day of Action, Neighborhood Reborn & KaBOOM! Playground Build

Jun 21, 2016
July 17 and 18 were two of the most exciting days of the year for United Way of Summit County. Through events like Day of Action, Neighborhood Reborn, and the KaBOOM! Playground build, United Way...

Smart Start Baby Shower

May 12, 2016
United Way of Summit County’s inaugural Smart Start Community Baby Shower was a huge success! Moms received bags filled with diapers, lotion and other baby necessities supplied by hundreds of...

"Page It Forward" Book Drive & Sort-a-thon

Mar 16, 2016
The United Way of Summit County 1st Annual "Page It Forward" Book Drive and Sort-a-thon was a huge success thanks to all of the companies, organizations and volunteers that were engaged. The joy on...

Diversity On Board Kicks Off this Month -- Coaching Opportunities Available

Mar 05, 2016
This month, twenty participants will begin participation in “Diversity On Board,” a collaborative program between Leadership Akron and United Way of Summit County. The program will develop more...

United Way of Summit County Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Dec 17, 2015
United Way of Summit County's (UWSC) sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest...

2nd Annual “Stuff the Bus” Event Was a Big Success!

Oct 13, 2015
On September 13, a big yellow school bus pulled into Lock 3 in downtown Akron during the Global Village Festival of Greater Akron. United Way’s second annual Stuff the Bus community engagement event...

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