News & Updates

Akron unleashes its problem-solvers

Jun 24, 2017
Published by the Akron Beacon Journal/ By Michael Douglas Beacon Journal editorial page editor When the United Way of Summit County announced its four Bold Goals for 2025, I cringed. The...

United Way of Summit County's Day of Action was just that

Jun 23, 2017
Published by Crain's Cleveland Business United Way had a big turnout at a volunteer event on June 21 — thanks to the participation of a few dozen Akron-area companies whose employees came to help....

United Way of Summit County earns fourth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

Jun 21, 2017
United Way of Summit County has earned Charity Navigator’s exclusive 4-star rating for demonstrating strong financial performance and a commitment to accountability and transparency. This marks the...

The Time is Now for United Way to be Bold

Jun 04, 2017
June 4, 2017 By CHRISTINE AMER MAYER, UNITED WAY OF SUMMIT COUNTY BOARD CHAIR AND PRESIDENT OF GAR FOUNDATION For nearly 100 years, United Way of Summit County has worked to improve this community,...

Akron school district designated Ford Next Generation Learning community

May 16, 2017
Published May 16, 2017 on> Akron Public Schools’ effort to transform its schools into career-themed academies is getting a national boost as well as local support. The Akron school...

APS named Ford NGL community

May 16, 2017
Read the release on the Akron Public Schools website> AKRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS (APS) was today named a Ford Next Generation Learning (NGL) community in a ceremony at the National Inventor's Hall of...