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Application for Emergency Food And Shelter Program Funds

The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) was created in 1983 to supplement and expand the work of local social service agencies, both nonprofit and governmental, in an effort to help people with economic emergencies (not disaster-related emergencies). EFSP funds are open to all organizations helping people who are experiencing hunger and homelessness. EFSP funds

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UNITED WAY OF GREATER CLEVELAND RECEIVES TRANSFORMATIONAL $10 MILLION GRANT FROM THE JACK, JOSEPH AND MORTON MANDEL SUPPORTING FOUNDATION

News Release               Media contact: Katie Connell, United Way of Greater Cleveland: 404.895.5513 and kconnell@unitedwaycleveland.org Gift helps further strengthen the future of the 122-year-old nonprofit leader, supporting United Way’s anti-poverty programs and partnerships CLEVELAND (August 4, 2022) – United Way of Greater Cleveland and the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel

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UNITED WAY OF GREATER CLEVELAND ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF SHARON SOBOL JORDAN AS INCOMING PRESIDENT & CEO

News Release               Media contact: Katie Connell, United Way of Greater Cleveland: 404.895.5513 and kconnell@unitedwaycleveland.org Veteran local nonprofit and human services leader to succeed Augie Napoli in September CLEVELAND (June 27, 2022) – Paul Dolan, chairman and CEO of the Cleveland Guardians and chair of United Way of Greater Cleveland’s

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Cleveland Scholar House to Bear Honorary Name of Louise C. Stokes

News Release  Contacts: For CHN Housing Partners: Laura Boustani / lboustani@chnhousingpartners.org / (216) 789-3626 or Kirsten Pianka / kpianka@chnhousingpartners.org / (216) 574-7103 For United Way of Greater Cleveland: Katie Connell (404) 895-5513 / kconnell@unitedwaycleveland.org Community Collaboration Aims to Break the Generational Cycle of Poverty for Single Parents and Their Children Cleveland, June. 15, 2022 – CHN Housing Partners

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UNITED WAY OF GREATER CLEVELAND RECEIVES A $100,000 GRANT FROM PNC FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT AUGUST NAPOLI FUND FOR ANTI-POVERTY INNOVATION

Media contacts: Katie Connell, United Way of Greater Cleveland: 404.895.5513 (m) and kconnell@unitedwaycleveland.org Craig Friedman, PNC Bank: 614.463-6647 and craig.friedman@pnc.com Grant will support innovative, early-stage initiatives with the potential to address poverty issues most deeply affecting Greater Clevelanders CLEVELAND – June 14, 2022 – The United Way of Greater Cleveland announced it received a $100,000 grant

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United Way of Greater Cleveland Appoints Michael Brown as Senior Director of Human Resources

CLEVELAND (March 1, 2022) – United Way of Greater Cleveland today announced the appointment of Michael Brown as senior director of Human Resources. In this role, he will have broad responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s Human Resources strategy, planning, and initiatives, including talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management, organizational learning and succession

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United Way of Greater Cleveland’s 211 Navigators Serve as Lifelines to the Community on National 211 Day and Every Day

Last year, United Way’s 211 connected more than 213,000 callers with the resources they need from COVID-19 vaccination assistance to food and shelter Residents across Cuyahoga and Geauga counties receive 24/7 access to free confidential counsel and resources CLEVELAND: (February 11, 2022) – Today, United Way of Greater Cleveland marked National 211 Day, celebrating the organization’s 29

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Independent Evaluation of The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and United Way of Greater Cleveland’s Right to Counsel Program Highlights Benefits, Preliminary Return on Community Investment

93% OF CLEVELAND FAMILIES SEEKING TO AVOID AN EVICTION OR INVOLUNTARY MOVE WERE SUCCESSFUL IN ACHIEVING THIS Independent Firm Stout Preliminarily Estimates Eviction Right to Counsel may have saved the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County $4.7 million in social safety net costs in 2021 CLEVELAND: This week, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and

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Cleveland Clinic and City of Cleveland Announce Donation to Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition

Cleveland (Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022) – Today, Mayor Justin Bibb, Council President Blaine A. Griffin, Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., and August Napoli, United Way of Greater Cleveland’s President and CEO and Lead Safe Coalition steering committee member announced a major funding announcement toward ensuring Cleveland homes are lead safe. The Cleveland

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