News & Updates

Justice for Mr. Jayland Walker

Jul 12, 2022
United Way of Summit & Medina grieves in the brutal death of Mr. Jayland Walker, and the impact it has caused on family, friends, and our community. We wait for fair and thorough investigation,...

How Your Dollars Make a Difference In Our Community

Jun 29, 2022
At United Way of Summit & Medina we work to ensure that every dollar we receive is leveraged for maximum possible impact. The donations we generate, the benefits to our clients, and the funding...

Akron Children’s Hospital Renews Academy Partnership with Akron Public Schools

Jun 29, 2022
Agreement extends commitment for three more years at North High School Akron Public Schools (APS) announced yesterday a three-year renewal of the partnership agreement between Akron Children’s...

United Way of Summit & Medina’s Day of Action mobilizes hundreds of volunteers to serve community

Jun 24, 2022
300 volunteers participated in United Way of Summit & Medina’s Day of Action on June 17. The annual United Way event brings together individual and corporate group volunteers from across Summit...

Single Mom Finds Help Through United Way’s Family Resource Center

Jun 23, 2022
After moving to Akron for a fresh start, Cheetara, a mother of four was fed up with navigating the system. “Sure, help is out there, but it’s hard to reach. And when you do need help people make it...

A New Budget Leads to a New Mindset for Akron Resident

Jun 23, 2022
After years of managing two households, multiple bank accounts, caring for her disabled husband and financially supporting two of her three adult children, Lynn was officially overwhelmed. “I was...