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United Way of Summit & Medina hosts annual meeting, highlights progress toward Bold Goals

Aug 17, 2021
United Way of Summit & Medina held its annual meeting today at the John S. Knight Center. Speaking to an audience of corporate leaders, public officials and other members of the community,...

United Way of Summit & Medina announces latest grant recipients, will invest $18 million in programs to support local residents in 2021

Jun 22, 2021
United Way of Summit & Medina announced that it had awarded grants to 56 programs representing 46 organizations throughout Summit and Medina Counties for its one-year funding cycle beginning in...

J.M. Smucker Co. and Knight Foundation announce grants in support of United Way of Summit & Medina’s 211 program

May 25, 2021
The J.M. Smucker Co. and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced grants to United Way of Summit & Medina. The $125,000 from each organization – a total of $250,000 – will...

Akron Public Schools Announces Partnership with Acme Fresh Market

May 25, 2021
Students at Kenmore-Garfield High School to benefit from experiential learning in and out of the classroom Akron Public Schools (APS) announced today its partnership between Kenmore-Garfield High...

United Way of Summit & Medina to collaborate with EY to open Family Resource Center in McEbright CLC

Mar 10, 2021
United Way of Summit & Medina today announced that it would collaborate with Ernst & Young LLP (EY) to open its third Family Resource Center (FRC) at McEbright Community Learning Center (CLC...

United Way's 211 Helps Senior Citizen Rebuild Life After Incarceration

Feb 11, 2021
When Albert returned home after three months in jail, he had hoped to make a new start. But from the moment the senior citizen stepped foot in his front door, he found that his life had been upended...

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