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Women's Leadership Council member honored among Crain's forty under 40

Nov 18, 2016
Published by Crain's Cleveland Business Northeast Ohio is on the rise, and these individuals are doing much of the heavy lifting. They are innovators, entrepreneurs, educators and public servants...

Akron minority leadership program graduates inaugural class

Nov 15, 2016
By CRAIN'S AKRON BUSINESS Diversity on Board, a program sponsored by the United Way of Summit County and Leadership Akron to prepare minority leaders for service on nonprofit boards, graduated its...

United Way premieres Holiday Snack Pack Food Drive

Nov 10, 2016
 While winter break is a time for rest, fun and celebration for students, many children in Akron will come home to empty cupboards. With nearly half of Akron’s children living in poverty, many...

iC.A.R.E in-school mentoring becomes United Way program

Oct 13, 2016
United Way of Summit County has welcomed a new member into its family of community impact programs and initiatives. Created in 2013, the iC.A.R.E Mentoring program provides Akron Public School...

iCARE mentors building relationships, one student at a time

Oct 08, 2016
By Colette JenkinsPublished in Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com Local iCARE program builds relationships, one student at a time. Adult participants, mentees teach each other invaluable lessons Ingrid...

United Way of Summit County going from donation 'broker' to change-maker

Sep 24, 2016
By Judy StringerPublished in Crain's Cleveland Business The United Way of Summit County has a problem. No, it's not fundraising. Well, not exactly. Following a record-breaking campaign in 2014, which...

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