News & Updates

Volunteer Profile: Christel Silas

Sep 24, 2018
Christel Silas’s first memory of volunteering is going along with her mother when she was five years old to solicit donations for a national charity. “Everyone was like, ‘Your mom is weird,’” she...

Volunteer Profile: Vince & Nancy DiGirolamo

Sep 24, 2018
Vince and Nancy DiGirolamo have been involved with United Way for more than fifty years, ever since Vince started out at National City Bank of Akron in the 1960’s. Since then, Vince served as...

Akron Public Schools Welcomes The University of Akron as Sister University

Sep 12, 2018
Ellet, NIHF STEM, and Akron Early College to receive significant academic support Today Akron Public Schools (APS) formally welcomed The University of Akron (UA) as a sister university to Ellet High...

Akron Public Schools Partners with KeyBank

Sep 10, 2018
Students at East CLC to benefit from experiential learning focused on business and finance Akron Public Schools (APS) announced today its partnership between East Community Learning Center (CLC) and...

Wells Fargo awards $50,000 grant to United Way of Summit County to support financial empowerment

Aug 28, 2018
United Way of Summit County announced today that it would receive a $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo in support of its financial empowerment efforts in Summit County. The grant will fund financial...

Summit County joins nationwide Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Aug 24, 2018
Summit County is taking a big step toward improving student success by joining the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR Campaign), a collaborative effort to improve reading proficiency, early...