At United Way we aspire to create a healthy community where all kids graduate high school and individuals and families are financially stable. Recently, our work in the community has been recognized as a possible
“When you learn, teach, when you get, give.” These are the famous words of educator, actress, singer, civil rights activist and one of the most renowned African American poets of our time, Dr. Maya Angelou.
Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett have encouraged more than 120 other billionaires to take The Giving Pledge – a commitment to donate a majority of their wealth to philanthropy. And just last week, Bill
Guest blogger, Nate Thompson is a United Way of Greater Cleveland Young Leaders cabinet member and ticket operations manager with the Cleveland Indians Baseball Company.
It’s no secret Cleveland has the best sports fans in the
In the popular movie, “The Hunger Games,” the main character lives in a dystopian society in the impoverished District 12, where food is such a precious commodity most people can only get it through the
When Joe* raised his hand during a meeting for Cuyahoga Community College’s Veterans Upward Bound program, the guest presenter and Tim Grealis, an Air Force veteran and lead specialist on United Way 2-1-1’s Help 2 Veterans
April is National Financial Capability Month and recently President Barack Obama stressed the importance of financial education in the classroom.
Statistics show 25.4 percent of Americans aren’t prepared to cover three months of their basic living
If you attended our Annual Meeting, you remember elementary school students from Franklin D. Roosevelt wearing caps and gowns being escorted by United Way volunteers across the stage. It symbolized our commitment to help our kids graduate
Over the past year United Way of Greater Cleveland has been listening to the community. The more we have heard, the more we recognize that small changes are no longer enough to help individuals and