News & Updates

Mark Krohn: Advocate for the Common Good

Jun 08, 2015
Mark Krohn has for many years felt committed to ending poverty and resolving issues around education and health. Having battled systemic poverty through the charter school company he ran, Mark...

Mentoring Program Inspires and Cultivates Young Women

Jun 06, 2015
When Kristen moved recently to Summit County, she was looking for ways to connect with her new community. Through United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council Mentoring Program she found that connection....

Local companies are invited to compete in the 6th annual Corporate Derby Challenge

Jun 04, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Beth B. Boggins Vice President, Marketing & Brand Management United Way of Summit County Direct: 330-643-5519, Cell: 330-808-4126 [email protected] Contact...

Reentry Network Offers Hope for the Future

Jun 01, 2015
Judy is one busy lady. Her days are filled with job interviews, volunteering and applications to colleges to complete her degree in criminal justice. Her ultimate goal is to attend law school and...

Paul Hardy: Dorothy O. Jackson Society

Jun 01, 2015
It didn’t take long for Paul Hardy to realize how important United Way is to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. In fact, that happened shortly after he arrived as an engineer 37 years ago. In...

United Way announces investments to support healthy living in Summit County

May 29, 2015
United Way of Summit County announced today investments in 2015-2016 of more than $1 million in programs and initiatives that will enable more people in Summit County live healthier lives. United Way...