News & Updates

Third Consecutive 4-Star Rating Given to United Way of Summit County by Charity Navigator

Aug 01, 2016
We are pleased to announce that United Way of Summit County has earned Charity Navigator's  4-star rating for a third consecutive year! This is Charity Navigator's highest possible rating and...

Bridges “Getting Ahead” Grad Looks to a Bright Future

Jul 28, 2016
At 23 years old, Tia has been through a lot. Kicked out of her parents’ house shortly before her 18th birthday, she spent years in an abusive relationship, had three children and was homeless for...

For United Way, Change Is the Way Forward

Jul 28, 2016
As submitted to the Akron Beacon Journal on July 28, 2016 United Way of Summit County is accomplishing great things. I’ve seen it firsthand in the work done by our dedicated volunteers to improve...

Join us in advocating for working Americans. Email Congress and tell them to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit.

Jul 14, 2016
60 United Way leaders are advocating on The Hill today for common sense policies for young workers and workers who cannot claim children on their taxes.   We’re advocating for parents who don’t...

Dan Pallotta to speak at United Way’s annual Knight Breakfast

Jul 08, 2016
On August 17, nationally renowned author, activist and entrepreneur Dan Pallotta will serve as the keynote speaker for United Way of Summit County’s 2016 Knight Breakfast. For more than thirty years...

Day of Action, Neighborhood Reborn & KaBOOM! Playground Build

Jun 21, 2016
July 17 and 18 were two of the most exciting days of the year for United Way of Summit County. Through events like Day of Action, Neighborhood Reborn, and the KaBOOM! Playground build, United Way...