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Women's Leadership Council member honored among Crain's forty under 40

Nov 18, 2016
Published by Crain's Cleveland Business Northeast Ohio is on the rise, and these individuals are doing much of the heavy lifting. They are innovators, entrepreneurs, educators and public servants...

Akron minority leadership program graduates inaugural class

Nov 15, 2016
By CRAIN'S AKRON BUSINESS Diversity on Board, a program sponsored by the United Way of Summit County and Leadership Akron to prepare minority leaders for service on nonprofit boards, graduated its...

United Way premieres Holiday Snack Pack Food Drive

Nov 10, 2016
 While winter break is a time for rest, fun and celebration for students, many children in Akron will come home to empty cupboards. With nearly half of Akron’s children living in poverty, many...

United Way of Summit County going from donation 'broker' to change-maker

Sep 24, 2016
By Judy StringerPublished in Crain's Cleveland Business The United Way of Summit County has a problem. No, it's not fundraising. Well, not exactly. Following a record-breaking campaign in 2014, which...

Akron sees household income fall, poverty rate climb

Sep 15, 2016
By Rick Armon  Beacon Journal staff writer Article from Ohio.com   Akron isn’t sharing the substantial gains posted in household income or the declines in the poverty rate that are being celebrated...

Volunteers fill backpacks for Akron public school students

Aug 31, 2016
By Colette M. Jenkins  Beacon Journal staff writer Article from Ohio.com   Brittney Rogers believes in giving back.   That is why she joined 75 corporate volunteers on Tuesday at McEbright Community...

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