News & Updates

Peer Recovery Support Specialist Helps Fight Addiction Crisis

Sep 10, 2021
Trish Eddy, a certified peer recovery support specialist at Catholic Charities, ends every phone call to an addiction recovery patient with the words, “I love your whole soul.” It’s her reminder to...

United Way of Summit & Medina hosts annual meeting, highlights progress toward Bold Goals

Aug 17, 2021
United Way of Summit & Medina held its annual meeting today at the John S. Knight Center. Speaking to an audience of corporate leaders, public officials and other members of the community,...

United Way of Summit & Medina announces latest grant recipients, will invest $18 million in programs to support local residents in 2021

Jun 22, 2021
United Way of Summit & Medina announced that it had awarded grants to 56 programs representing 46 organizations throughout Summit and Medina Counties for its one-year funding cycle beginning in...

J.M. Smucker Co. and Knight Foundation announce grants in support of United Way of Summit & Medina’s 211 program

May 25, 2021
The J.M. Smucker Co. and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced grants to United Way of Summit & Medina. The $125,000 from each organization – a total of $250,000 – will...

Akron Public Schools Announces Partnership with Acme Fresh Market

May 25, 2021
Students at Kenmore-Garfield High School to benefit from experiential learning in and out of the classroom Akron Public Schools (APS) announced today its partnership between Kenmore-Garfield High...

United Way of Summit & Medina to collaborate with EY to open Family Resource Center in McEbright CLC

Mar 10, 2021
United Way of Summit & Medina today announced that it would collaborate with Ernst & Young LLP (EY) to open its third Family Resource Center (FRC) at McEbright Community Learning Center (CLC...