News & Updates

United Way’s Imagination Library Helps Family Build Bonds Through Reading

Oct 19, 2017
When Amanda’s three-year-old daughter Paislee received her latest Imagination Library book, it was her 13-year-old son, Owen, who rushed to the mailbox to retrieve it. “He probably won’t admit that...

Huntington Bank partners with City of Akron, United Way to launch Summit County’s first Financial Empowerment Center in Kenmore

Oct 12, 2017
The City of Akron, United Way of Summit County and Huntington National Bank today announced that they would be partnering to launch Summit County’s first Financial Empowerment Center in the Akron...

United Way of Summit County, Huntington team with city to open Akron's first financial empowerment center

Oct 12, 2017
Published on October 12, 2017 by Crain's Cleveland Business> United Way of Summit County will partner with the city of Akron and Huntington National Bank to help achieve one of the nonprofit's "...

United Way of Summit County to open financial empowerment center in former Huntington Bank branch in Kenmore

Oct 12, 2017
Published on October 12, 2017 by Cleveland.com> The shuttered Huntington Bank branch on Kenmore Boulevard is poised to be transformed into a financial services center for residents in the city's...

United Way’s Stuff the Bus drive collects 60,218 school supplies for Akron Public Schools students

Oct 10, 2017
On September 6, students at 11 Akron public schools were surprised with a free backpack full of classroom materials, courtesy of United Way of Summit County’s Stuff the Bus school supplies drive. Now...

Akron’s future depends on making connections in the classroom and beyond -- United Way will help

Oct 10, 2017
By DAVID W. JAMES SR., SUPERINTENDENT OF AKRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY BOARD MEMBER Just recently, representatives of a large automotive company paid a visit to Akron’s East...

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