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Financially Empowering Akron

Nov 14, 2017
by Mayor Dan Horrigan As Mayor, one of my main strategies to help this City thrive is to grow our population, specifically to 250,000 by 2050, an increase of about 50,000 people. One of the ways we...

City of Akron, in partnership with United Way, awarded $90,000 grant to launch Ohio’s first Bank On coalition

Nov 01, 2017
The City of Akron, in partnership with United Way of Summit County, announced today that it has received a $90,000 grant from national nonprofit the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund)....

City of Akron, in partnership with United Way, awarded $90,000 grant to launch Ohio’s first Bank On coalition

Nov 01, 2017
The City of Akron, in partnership with United Way of Summit County, announced today that it has received a $90,000 grant from national nonprofit the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund)....

Bridges Summit County Helps Educators Confront Poverty

Oct 20, 2017
On the morning of February 17, 2017, a bustling crowd filled the central rotunda of Tallmadge High School. It wasn’t the usual crowd, however. Students were off that day, and in their place, the more...

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...

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