Dorothy O. Jackson Society

The Dorothy O. Jackson Society recognizes the importance of a richly diverse and engaged community and encourages the involvement of people of color in United Way’s efforts to transform Summit County. Since its founding in 2006, the Society has successfully raised awareness of philanthropic giving within minority communities and built lasting relationships between community leaders, volunteers and businesses.

Those who make a yearly gift of $1,000 or more, individually or as a couple, are eligible to join the Dorothy O. Jackson Society.

For more information about the Dorothy O. Jackson Society contact Courtney Hough at 330.643.5529 or by email.

Benefits of Membership

Members enjoy benefits including opportunities to:

  • Engage with other active leaders in our community.
  • Volunteering with peers on projects targeted to meeting needs in United Way's focus areas of education, income and health.

Paul Hardy: Dorothy O. Jackson Society

It didn’t take long for Paul Hardy to realize how important United Way is to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. In fact, that happened shortly after he arrived as an engineer 37 years ago. In...

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Dorothy O. jackson Society Committee

Paul T. Hardy, Interim Chair
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Charlene Butler
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Cynthia Capers
The University of Akron, Retired

Theresa Carter
OMNOVA Solutions

Judi Hill

Darnella McNeil
Legacy III

Billy Taylor
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Pam Valentine
Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio