America has a long history of individuals who have toiled and labored to combat social issues in poverty, justice, education and other areas to create the foundation we have today for the social service field.
United Way’s 2-1-1 Help Center is a vital safety net that provides free, compassionate and expert assistance to anybody in need of health and human services. 2-1-1 Community Navigators answer calls 24 hours a day,
It was clear that this wasn’t going to be a typical night at the theater.This was apparent when the entire cast stepped into the audience, passed out $1,000 in cash, and asked every person in
At United Way of Greater Cleveland, we connect individuals to philanthropy and convene organizations, people and other partners throughout the community to affect positive change. But, why wait until we become adults to engage in
By Cecil Lipscomb, executive director, United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland“We the people” … three words with so much depth. At its core, the phrase is collaborative, creates anticipation, implies power and acknowledges humanity. As
A nonprofit organization is like a complex machine. There are numerous moving parts that all must come together for this machine to run smoothly. From hiring accountable and passionate people that follow necessary processes and
Through a compassionate blend of mental health services, employment training and friendship, Magnolia Clubhouse – a United Way-funded partner – empowers clients to achieve healthier and happier lives.
They see daily success in the accomplishments of
Our "Volunteer Views" series seeks to share United Way of Greater Cleveland's partners who generously give their time and talent through the gift of volunteerism. Their continuous work helps make our community a greater place
By Kathy Matthews, senior program director with Enterprise Community PartnersEvery year, millions of hardworking taxpayers fail to benefit from getting the most out of their taxes. It’s a given that tax time isn’t a time