News & Updates

United Way announces next two years of grant funding, will invest $8 million to advance Bold Goals and provide basic needs for Summit County residents in 2020

Dec 09, 2019
United Way of Summit County today announced that it would award grants to 53 programs representing 41 organizations throughout Summit County for its two-year funding cycle beginning in 2020.  In...

United Way of Summit County kicks off Stuff the Bus drive, aims to provide every APS elementary school with free school supplies

Jul 19, 2019
July marks the official start of United Way of Summit County’s Stuff the Bus school supplies drive. Now in its sixth year, Stuff the Bus mobilizes thousands of individuals and dozens of local...

Federal funds for Phase 35 Emergency Food & Shelter Program to be distributed through United Way of Summit County

Jun 20, 2019
United Way of Summit County will oversee distribution of federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food...

RubberDucks Partner with United Way of Summit County for “Fourth on the Field”

Jun 04, 2019
The Akron RubberDucks are excited to announce a partnership with United Way of Summit County for this year’s “Fourth on the Field” event at Canal Park to celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, July 4...

Akron Public Schools Opens New Financial Services Lab Supported by KeyBank Foundation

Jun 04, 2019
Akron Public Schools (APS) and KeyBank announced the grand opening of the Financial Services Lab at East CLC supported by KeyBank Foundation.  The goal of this lab is to give students access to real...

Leadership Akron & United Way Are Now Accepting Applications for Diversity on Board Class 4

Mar 07, 2019
Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 Diversity on Board program. A collaborative effort with United Way of Summit County, Diversity on Board launched in 2016 and provides leadership...