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An evening with our family

Dec 14, 2015
The United Way of Summit County joined Akron Public Schools (APS) by supporting An Evening with Our Family fundraising event held Sunday, December 13, 2015, at Portage Country Club in Akron, Ohio....

United Way's Jim Mullen turns lens to Summit County's challenges

Nov 22, 2015
Published in Crain's Cleveland/Akron   By DAN SHINGLER Editor’s note: This is a recap of the Leadership Akron Alumni group's most recent event from its Leadership on Main series, which offers a...

Jim Mullen: End poverty by first ending hopelessness

Nov 11, 2015
Published in the Akron Beacon Journal and on Ohio.com This is hopelessness. You didn’t become poor, you were born poor. As were your parents and probably their parents before them. Being poor, you...

Bridges Summit County to offer trainer certification seminars

Oct 22, 2015
Monday, November 16 – Wednesday November 18, 2015 Join the collective effort to break the cycle of generational poverty in our community. Become a Certified Bridges Trainer. Bridges Trainer...

United Way adopts new plan to show donors how their money helps the community

Oct 22, 2015
Published in the Akron Beacon Journal and on Ohio.com By Colette Jenkins Beacon Journal staff writer United Way of Summit County is on a mission to help donors follow the dollars that they...

United Way announces new income strategy and goal

Oct 20, 2015
 United Way today announced a strategic shift in how it will invest donor dollars to achieve the organization’s objectives within its Income Impact Area. The shift in strategy is intended to speed...

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