Programs

Your United Way contributions are supporting local programs that focus on our areas of impact.

Akron Area YMCA

330.376.1335 | akronymca.org
  • Quality preschool and early-education programming
  • Phoenix School, alternative education and mentoring for at-risk youth
  • Integration of technology into preschool classrooms
  • CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Collaborative, a county-wide effort to combat childhood obesity

Akron Inner City Soccer Club

330.524.3776 | inner-citysoccer.org
  • Afterschool and summer youth soccer programs

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.)

330.535.3263 | asiaohio.org
  • READY, evidence-based early education for immigrant and refugee children and their families
  • Project Success, addressing social and isolation for older refugee/immigrant youth

Barberton Community Health Clinic

330.745.7471 |
  • Free clinic, diabetes management, free medications and supplies

Catholic Charities Community Services/Summit County

  • Direct assistance - food, rent and utilities

Child Guidance & Family Solutions

330.762.0591 | cgfs.org
  • Toddlers and Preschoolers Succeeding (TAPS), behavior intervention for preschoolers
  • Integration of physical and behavioral health services for holistic pediatric care

Community Health Center

330.434.2400 | commhealthcenter.org
  • Professional development to support integrated treatment for substance abuse and trauma

Cuyahoga Valley Countryside Conservancy

330.657.2542 | cvcountryside.org
  • Farmers market expansion, training and support; focusing on urban food deserts

Embracing Futures

  • Orthodontia for youth with severe needs

Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

330.864.9933 | gsneo.org
  • The Business of Babysitting, integrating financial literacy, character and responsibility
  • First Aid/CPR/AED training for volunteers

Girls on the Run of Greater Summit

234.206.0786 | gotgreatersummit.org
  • Expanding Healthy Girls program for ages 8-14 in low-income communities

Greenleaf Family Center

330.376.9494 | greenleafctr.org
  • SPARK, an evidence-based kindergarten readiness program
  • Teen parent program
  • Interpretation, case management, advocacy for the deaf
  • Behavioral counseling and case management
  • County-wide adolescent suicide prevention program

Info Line, Inc.

330.376.6660 | infolineinc.org
  • MedAssist – prescription drug assistance
  • Life Line - in-home alarm response service for low income elderly and disabled
  • 2-1-1 Information and referral

Jewish Family Service of Akron

330.867.3388 | jewishakron.org
  • Counseling and care management for elderly and their caregivers

Legacy III, Inc.

330.375.0071 | legacythree.org
  • Housing and support for women recovering from substance abuse

Let's Grow Akron

  • Community garden coordinator for neighborhoods in need of nutritional support

Northern Ohio Hemophilia Foundation, Inc.

1.800.554.4366 | nohf.org
  • Dental and other supportive services for people living with bleeding disorders

OPEN M

330.434.0110 | openm.org
  • Dental equipment and supplies for the free clinic in Summit Lake 

Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio

330.535.2671 | ppneo.org
  • Health care and family planning education

Stewart’s Caring Place

  • Free cancer wellness services

United Disability Services

330.762.9755 | udsakron.org
  • Vocational, educational and social services for individuals with disabilities
  • All-Star Training Club: sports/fitness for young people with developmental disabilities

Victim Assistance Program

  • Capacity building, to support victims of crime and trauma

Woodridge Recreation Association

330.945.7169 | woodridgerec.org
  • Student sports and recreation