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"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...

200 backpacks donated to United Way’s Stuff the Bus

Sep 16, 2015
A little more than a year ago, Ashok Babu Kolla moved to Summit County from California to work for GOJO Industries as a SAP Center of Excellence/ VISTEX Consultant. He was looking for a way to become...

Arts2Youth helps prevent summer learning ‘slide’

Sep 15, 2015
For several days in August, United Way’s Arts2Youth pilot program brought kids together with local artists to combat summer learning loss, otherwise known as "summer slide." Artists worked with kids...

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