News & Updates

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library sends free books to preschoolers

Jan 22, 2018
As published by> Jenna Huff snuggles in her mother's lap. She turns a page of "ABC, Look at Me." She runs her finger along a picture. She prattles as she goes. The sounds aren't...

United Way ends 2017 with record volunteer numbers

Dec 21, 2017
United Way of Summit County will wrap up 2017 – the second year of it its year-round engagement calendar – with record numbers for volunteers and supplies collected. In total, 3,156 people took part...

United Way releases new engagement calendar for 2018

Dec 14, 2017
View United Way's 2018 Community Engagement Calendar here> Today, United Way of Summit County announced the release of its new engagement calendar for 2018. Available on the United Way website,...

Bank On initiative could aid Akronites

Dec 10, 2017
As published by Crain's Cleveland Business> A new project targeting Akron and Summit County aims to fix one of Northeast Ohio's underlying symptoms of economic inequality: proper and affordable...

United Way of Summit County announces 2018-19 investments

Nov 17, 2017
As published by> United Way of Summit County today announced investments for its 2018-19 cycle -- a $1 million increase over the previous funding cycle. The investments align with...

United Way announces 2018-19 funding

Nov 17, 2017
As published by Akron Beacon Journal/> United Way of Summit County announced more than $4 million in grants Thursday for its two-year funding cycle, saying much of the money will be used...