News & Updates

United Way of Summit County expands direct service programming as it sets focus on pandemic recovery

Jun 25, 2020
United Way of Summit County today announced that it is expanding several of its direct service programs in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. United Way’s efforts to promote long term...

Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund announces fourth round of pandemic relief funding totaling $415,000

Jun 17, 2020
The partner agencies involved in the Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund today announced the recipients of a fourth round of pandemic relief funding. Nine organizations will receive...

Statement On the Nationwide Protests Following the Murder of George Floyd

Jun 01, 2020
United Way of Summit County stands with those fighting against the systemic inequities that afflict communities across our country - including our own. The murder of George Floyd is just one of many...

Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund announces third round of pandemic relief funding totaling $286,000

May 08, 2020
The partner agencies involved in the Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund today announced the recipients of a third round of pandemic relief funding. 14 organizations will receive...

Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund grows to nearly $1.3M, partners announce second round of relief funding

Apr 14, 2020
The Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund has grown to nearly $1.3 million, thanks to support from local corporations, nonprofit foundations and hundreds of donations from individual...

Knight Foundation contributes $500,000 to Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

Mar 30, 2020
The Knight Foundation today announced that it would contribute $500,000 to the Akron Summit County COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund. The fund was created through a partnership between United Way of...

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