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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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Application For Public or Private Voluntary Agencies Interested in Applying 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 Appoints Kenneth Surratt Vice President of Community Investment And Chief Investment Officer

Media contact: Katie Connell, United Way of Greater Cleveland: 404.895.5513 and kconnell@unitedwaycleveland.org Organization Also Announces Community Investment Team Promotions and New Hire CLEVELAND (Oct. 11, 2021) – August A. (“Augie”) Napoli, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Cleveland, announced today the appointment of Kenneth L. (“Ken”) Surratt as vice president of Community Investment

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KeyBank Foundation Invests $2.1 Million To Help United Way Of Greater Cleveland Fight Systemic Poverty

The KeyBank Foundation announced today a philanthropic investment of $2.1 million in United Way of Greater Cleveland. This investment will take place over three years and is part of KeyBank’s $40 billion National Community Benefits Plan, which is symbolic of the bank’s longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. It will support United Way’s Community Hub for Basic Needs.

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