Programs

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

Green Welfare Association

330.882.3396 |
  • Direct assistance

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

Habitat for Humanity of Summit County

330.745.7734 | hfhsummitcounty.org
  • Neighborhood revitalization, deconstruction of vacant houses

Hudson Community Service Association

330.653.6509 |
  • Direct assistance 

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

Info Line, Inc., Child Care Connection

1.800.407.5437 | childcare-connection.org
  • Engagement, training and support for early education providers

International Institute of Akron, Inc.

330.376.5106 | iiakron.org
  • Employment services for immigrants and refugees
  • Immigration counseling, language and communication skills

Jewish Family Service of Akron

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

Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio

330.434.1875 | juniorachievement.org
  • Hands-on financial literacy and entrepreneurship programming for 4-6th graders at Schumacher CLC

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

Mature Services

330.253.4597 | matureservices.org
  • Employment training for low income adults age 55+
  • Services to help older and disabled adults stay in their homes

Mustard Seed Development Corp

330.631.0350 | mustardseedcdc.com
  • Housing stability for seniors

Neighborhood Leadership Institute

  • Capacity building of the alumni network

Neighborhood Network of University Park

330.376.2141 |
  • Community building and neighborhood engagement

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

Project: LEARN of Summit County

330.434.9461 | projectlearnsummit.org
  • Adult education, literacy, GED preparation and testing, lifelong learning skills
  • Collaboration with the Akron Urban League

Ready to Work Services

330.836.8067 |
  • After school educational enrichment programming
  • Job readiness for teens and young adults

Shaw Jewish Community Center of Akron

330.867.7850 | shawjcc.org
  • High quality preschool access for low-income children

South Street Ministries, The Front Porch

  • Youth employment opportunities and agency capacity building

Springfield Township Community Fund

330.669.4124 |
  • Direct assistance

Stewart’s Caring Place

  • Free cancer wellness services

Summit County Fatherhood Initiative

  • Helping fathers establish financial stability and reconnect with their children

Summit County Reentry Network

  • Collaborative approach to supporting ex-offenders re-entering the community
  • Strategic planning

Summit Education Initiative

330.535.8833 | seisummit.org
  • Support for the Cradle to Career Alliance, high quality research and activities aimed at significant improvement in academic success for all Summit County students
  • Development of an out-of-school system for the community

The Arc of Summit & Portage Counties

330.836.5863 | thearcneo.org
  • Advocacy support for people with developmental disabilities
  • Capacity building

The Salvation Army - Summit County

330.762.8481 | salvationarmyusa.org
  • Learning Zone preschool and enrichment programs
  • Pilot behavior intervention program for children 5 years and older
  • Life skills training to support economic stability

The University of Akron Law & Leadership Institute

330.972.7731 | lawandleadership.org
  • Targeting and supporting urban high school students for potential careers in law

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