News & Updates

Michele Cerminaro: Women’s Leadership Council

May 07, 2015
As a member of United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council (WLC), Michele Cerminaro is able to exercise her commitment to something she’s long enjoyed: mentoring young professional women. Through the WLC...

United Way reports record-breaking campaign for 2014

Apr 27, 2015
United Way of Summit County announced today that the 2014 United Way fundraising campaignraised $12.75 million – the largest amount in the organization's 96-year history. This total raised by the...

United Way honors companies and individuals, elects directors and officers at annual meeting

Apr 27, 2015
View photos from the event on Facebook The United Way of Summit County annual meeting was held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron. The organization’s...

United Way announces new president, chief executive officer

Apr 27, 2015
After an extensive national search, members of the board of directors of United Way of Summit County are pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Mullen as the organization’s next president and CEO...

United Way of Summit County announces new vice president of Major Gifts

Mar 15, 2015
United Way of Summit County welcomes Sarah McBryer to the position of vice president of Major Gifts. In her new role, Sarah will cultivate and steward relationships to help United Way of Summit...

Neighborhood Leadership Institute Graduates Teach Inner City Kids About Gardening

Mar 03, 2015
Prepare, Cultivate. Nurture. Grow. Each of these words could refer to tending a garden, or encouraging healthy habits in kids. In inner-city Akron, Eden’s Blessing is a group doing both. In 2013,...

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