News & Updates

United Way: 40 percent of Ohio households struggle to pay basic expenses

Oct 04, 2017
As published on Akron Beacon Journal/ on October 4, 2017 By Rick Armon Beacon Journal staff writer Forty percent of Ohio households struggle to pay for basic living expenses, a new...

Groundbreaking study reveals 2 in 5 Summit County households struggle to afford basics

Oct 04, 2017
There are more than 85,000 households in Summit County unable to afford the state’s cost of living, with conditions still lagging behind pre-recession levels, according to the United Way ALICE Report...

United Way’s iC.A.R.E. mentoring program awarded more than $100,000 in grant funding

Sep 13, 2017
This summer, United Way of Summit County was awarded more than $100,000 in funding to support its iC.A.R.E. in-school mentoring program. The funding comes in the form of a $100,000 Community...

United Way announces impact strategies, public policy agenda at Knight Breakfast

Aug 17, 2017
At United Way of Summit County’s annual Knight Breakfast this morning, president Jim Mullen unveiled the organization’s comprehensive strategy map, aimed at successfully achieving its previously...

41 organizations, more than 1,500 volunteers take part in United Way’s Day of Action

Jul 05, 2017
United Way of Summit County’s annual Day of Action, which took place this year on June 21, brought together 1,525 volunteers – nearly twice the turnout of last year’s event. The participants – who...

Christine Amer Mayer: Four Bold — and achievable — Goals

Jul 04, 2017
For nearly 100 years, United Way of Summit County has worked to improve this community, galvanizing the efforts and contributions of generous people through workplace giving campaigns. That rich...