News & Updates

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,...

Brian Thomas: Leadership Society

Mar 02, 2015
At first, Brian Thomas, president and CEO of AAA Akron Auto Club, eased into his increasing involvement with various nonprofit organizations, including United Way of Summit County. “The emerging...

Federal Funds for emergency food, shelter to be distributed through United Way

Feb 27, 2015
 United Way of Summit County will oversee distribution of federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food...

United Way: Committed to the common good

Nov 15, 2014
By Ted Walter, 2014 Campaign Chair Fifth Third Bank Published on November 15, 2014 The 2014 United Way of Summit County Campaign is well underway. We are mobilizing thousands of people...

United Way awards additional funding to Summit Education Initiative to support student success

Oct 23, 2014
United Way of Summit County has awarded Summit Education Initiative (SEI) $40,000 in education funds to implement the ReadiStep assessment for eighth- and ninth-grade students in Summit County...

United Way Endorses School Levies and County Sales Tax Issue

Oct 22, 2014
Based on the recommendation of our Public Policy Committee, United Way of Summit County has endorsed levies to support five local school systems – Coventry, Cuyahoga Falls, Mogadore, Northwest and...