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...
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...
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
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...
Sep 23, 2016
By Jenny Conn
Article from Cleveland.com
The LeBron James Family Foundation will provide long-term mentoring and tutoring to kids in its programs, through partnerships with Signet Jewelers and the ...
Sep 15, 2016
By Rick Armon
Beacon Journal staff writer
Article from Ohio.com
Akron isn’t sharing the substantial gains posted in household income or the declines in the poverty rate that are being celebrated...