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Recent media coverage of United Way of Greater Stark County.

October 2016  
 
10/10/16 United Way program gives great C.A.R.E.  
 
10/16/16 Lighting a SPARK  
10/18/16 STARK SOUP Mobile Storyteller Video File  
   
September 2016  
09/15/16 United Way's 'Bold Goals' initiative seeks progress in education, income, health  
09/12/16 'Stone Soup' theme appropriate for UW campaign  
09/12/16 Stone Soup: United Way kicks off campaign with meal-making event  
09/09/16 United Way's Stone Soup: Hundreds join to feed Stark County residents  
   
May 2016
5/22/2016  Behind-the-scenes group meets to talk future of Canton, Stark County
5/20/2016  United Way celebrates 23rd Day of Caring
5/20/2016  United Way volunteers tackle Day of Caring
5/12/2016  TimkenSteel mentors teach more than welding to McKinley Students
 
April 2016
4/30/2016  NLF Play 60 goal: Get kids off the couch
4/21/2016  Inaugural Canton Craft Beer Invitational set at Pro Football Hall of Fame 
4/19/2016  Two new beer festivals coming to Akron and Canton in June
4/19/2016  Editorial: Stark County Teen Court turns 20
4/3/2016  Editorial: United Way of Greater Stark County seeks bold solutions
 
March 2016
3/31/2016  Stark United Way gives Gold Key awards (Massillon Independent)
3/30/2016  Long-time educator honored by United Way (Massillon Independent)
3/25/2016  Play 60 event promotes active lifestyle (The Repository)
3/24/2016  Stark United Way announces $3.56 million in funding
3/20/2016  Jim Porter: Thank you for celebrating special year with us (The Repository)
3/19/2016 United Way to present awards at breakfast (The Repository)
3/18/2016  Area news in brief: United Way Volunteer Resource Center is accepting online participation forms for Day of Caring
 
February 2016
2/25/2016  Five things to know this tax season
2/18/2016  Urging young women to become their own BFF
 
January 2016
1/6/2016  Information, assistance is only a phone call away with 2-1-1 service
 
December 2015
12/24/2015  Soup's On! Creative funding ideas
12/19/2015  Editorial: United Way falls short, extends campaign
12/18/2015  United Way Reaches 95 percent of fundraising goal
12/13/2015  Heege's commitment to UW spans lifetime 
12/6/2015  One Gift Provides Hope & Opportunity; How your United Way gift makes an impact, right here in Stark County
12/6/2015  United Way Spotlight: Perry receives big benefit from United Way
12/6/2015  Rich Desrosiers: Local foundations make big investment in early childhood education
 
November 2015
11/29/2015  EDITORIAL: County's infant mortality still alarming
11/26/2015  EDITORIAL: Happy Thanksgiving
11/22/2015  United Way Spotlight: Mark Sterling's history of giving a family affair
11/15/2015  Ted Swaldo's work with youth drives charity push
11/13/2015  Chamber honors community service
11/8/2015   United Way Spotlight: McKain seeks to share good fortune with community
11/8/2015   EDITORIAL: United Way needs your help to meet the needs of our neighbors
11/7/2015   Faith & Values: TomTod Ideas founder, United Way's Young Leaders Society team up for 'Stark SOUP'
11/1/2015   United Way spotlight: DeGarmo works to bring hope, health to community
 
October 2015
10/30/2015  Group collecting hoodies for needy students
10/28/2015  United Way Young Leaders seek Hoodies for the Holidays
10/28/2015  United Way of Greater Stark County seeking Carroll County volunteers
10/26/2015  Cecconi sees many benefits from gifts to United Way
10/19/2015  Gervasi Vineyard event raises $14,000 for United Way
10/19/2015  What's going on? Masters Comes to Massillon
10/18/2015  United Way spotlight: DeHoffs use their gifts to help others
10/18/2015  LEGO drive builds foundation for kids
10/12/2015 United Way kicks off annual campaign
10/11/2015 United Way spotlight: Allison wants district students to give back
10/11/2015 Garth Brooks plays football with area kids
10/4/2015  United Way spotlight: Roth remains grounded
 
September 2015
9/29/2015  United Way of Greater Stark County earns state award for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
9/27/2015  United Way spotlight: Dick Maggiore finds purpose among struggle
9/20/2015  United Way spotlight: Kevin Smith gives back from hard-won success
9/16/2015  United Way accepting letters of intent for 2016-18 funding cycle 
9/14/2015  Volunteers take part in United Way Day of Caring
9/13/2015  Editorial: United Way kicks off 2015 campaign
9/13/2015  Lessons from youth taught Shivers the need to give back
9/11/2015  United Way Day of Caring launches 2015 fundraising campaign
9/11/2015  United Way sets 2015 fundraising goal of $6.8 million
9/11/2015  Friday was a Day of Caring in Massillon
 
August 2015 
8/29/2015  NFL Play 60 in Stadium Park encourages kids to fight obesity by staying active, eating healthy (The Repository)
 
July 2015
7/16/2015  Community Connectors funds two Stark County projects (Massillon Independent)
 
June 2015
6/25/2015  Mayor Reads to Students for United Way program (Alliance Review)
6/19/2015  PHOTO GALLERY: Cat in the Hat Arrives in Canton (The Repository)
6/14/2015  Op-Ed: Preparing families for financial independence (The Repository)
6/12/2015 United Way provides a car loan opportunities for Alliance residents (Alliance Review)
6/9/2015   United Way to explain Ways to Work car loan program (The Repository)
6/4/2015   United Way hosts community choral reading of The Cat in the Hat June 19 (Alliance Review)
 
May 2015
5/30/2015  Progress 2015: Spotlight on lifestyle - United Way of Greater Stark County (Massillon Independent)
5/15/2015  Volunteers go outside to spruce up Stark (Massillon Independent)
5/16/2015  United Way hosts inaugural Beautification Day (Alliance Review)
 
March 2015
3/10/2015  United Way to honor award winners at annual meeting
 
Feburary 2015
2/18/2015  Summer reading book drive begins March 2
 
December 2014
12/18/2014  Editorial: Holidays are not always full of joy
12/14/2014  Editorial: United Way soars with big campaign
12/12/2014  United Way hits $6.75M goal
 
November 2014 
11/25/2014  Editorial: United Way invests in permanent changes
11/14/2014  Students inspried by stars of ESPN feature, "Carry On" 
11/6/2014   Photo Gallery: Masters Golf for United Way
11/3/2014   Around Town: Masters Comes to Massillon to benefit United Way
 
October 2014
10/28/2014  Miniature golf event set for Nov. 6
 
September 2014
9/28/2014   Schools target truancy
9/25/2014   Massillon's inaugural City of Champions fest is a hit
9/24/2014   Day of Caring launches United Way Campaign
9/14/2014  The Repository Editorial: Won't you help to keep Stark safety net strong?
9/13/2014  The Review: Volunteers help area organizations during United Way Day of Caring
9/12/2014  The Independent: Day of Caring helps launch United Way campaign
9/12/2014  The Repository: United Way kicks off campaign, Day of Caring
9/3/2014    Carroll County United Way Day of Caring projects announced
 
August 2014
8/18/2014  Stark County students 'Get Connected' to future
8/11/2014  United Way moves into downtown Canton office
8/11/2014  CARE program helps Stark County kids
8/4/2014    Marathon Petroleum helps raise $53,000
 
July 2014
7/28/2014  United Way organizes large-scale school supply drive
7/24/2014  Walmart, SARTA host school supply drive
7/21/2014 Teen Court delivers justice to juvenile offenders
7/14/2014 United Way Day of Caring to be September 12
7/7/2014   RePlay for Kids adapts toys for special-needs children (TimkenSteel Day of Action)
 
June 2014
6/30/2014  8,546 books donated by 50 local companies
6/23/2014  SPARK starts young minds learning
6/16/2014  Stark County Teens 'Get Connected'
6/13/2014  United Way HQ returning to downtown Canton
6/7/2014    New 211 phone service offers information for people in need
 
May 2014
5/8/2014    Unwanted Items Put to Good Use Through Annual Mount Union Sale
 
April  2014
4/9/2014    United Way Annual Meeting Breakfast and Campaign Awards (video)
4/9/2014    United Way awards Gold Key to community members
 
March 2014
3/26/2014   United Way allocated $4.3 million to 43 agencies
3/26/2014   United Way announces $6.3 million in community programs 
3/17/2014   Program helps workers get reliable transportation
 
February 2014
2/13/2014   Tax time: Be prepared with proper documents, some qualify for free clinics
2/8/2014      United Way offers free income tax preparation
 
January 2014
1/16/2014     United Way offers free income tax preparation services to qualifying Stark residents
 
December 2013
12/29/13       STARK100: United Way: In 1887 a Rabbi, Minister and a Priest...
12/3/13          LETTER TO THE EDITOR: United Way needs your donation
12/2/13          The Independent: Agencies leverage ‘#Giving Tuesday’
12/2/13          The Repository: Agencies leverage ‘#Giving Tuesday’
 
November 2013
11/30/13         EDITORIAL: Donations to United Way magnify power of generosity
11/28/13         EDITORIAL: Through giving, we give thanks
 
October 2013
10/27/13         OP-ED: Help your neighbors by helping United Way
10/4/13            LTHS Takes Part in United Way "Day of Caring"
 
September 2013
9/20/13            Ramsburg Insurance Participates in The United Way's 20th Annual 'Day of Caring'
9/16/13            EDITORIAL: Perfect day for a great cause
9/14/13            United Way sets $7.25 million goal during Day of Caring kickoff event
9/13/13            Times-Reporter: United Way launches Day of Caring, annual campaign
9/13/13            The Repository: United Way launches Day of Caring, annual campaign
9/13/13            PHOTO GALLERY: United Way Day of Caring
9/13/13            Independent: United Way launches Day of Caring, annual campaign
9/10/13            Caring in Carroll County
 
August 2013
8/26/2013        United Way's Lemonpalooza
8/22/2013        Lemonpalooza slated in Alliance Saturday to benefit United Way
 
July 2013
7/13/2013         Squeeze donations for United Way
 
June 2013
6/20/2013         Carroll County residents may now call 2-1-1 for referrals
 
April 2013
4/26/2013         Coming soon: access to county services by calling 211
 
March 2013
3/28/2013          EDITORIAL: Decade of improvement for United Way
3/28/2013          EDITORIAL: Decade of improvement for United Way
3/28/2013          The Review: Alliance agencies gain funding as United Way successfully
                               reaches $7.1 million campaign goal
3/27/2013          The Repository: United Way allocates $4.6 million to 41 agencies
3/27/2013          The Independent: United Way allocates $4.6 million to 41 agencies
3/20/2013          The Repository: United Way hits its goal of $7.1 million
3/20/2013          The Independent: United Way hits its goal of $7.1 million
3/21/2013          The Review: Alliance businesses honored by United Way
 
January 2013
1/20/2013           Nominate a Volunteer for United Way Gold Key,
                                DeHoff Young Philanthropist Awards by Feb. 14
1/13/2013           Around Town: Gold Key
 
December 2012
12/11/2012         MAC Trailer leads effort to join employee health with community
12/6/2012           You may never see faces you help via United Way, but they're there
12/5/2012           Support United Way- Letter to the Editor
12/3/2012           Community needs grow during holiday season
 
November 2012
11/27/2012         Support United Way
11/26/2012         It means a lot to be a part of this
11/23/2012         United Way needs to finish 2012 campaign with a flourish
11/22/2012         During season of giving, donors can make a difference
11/17/2012         United Way partners with Patch
11/13/2012         United Way reaches out to Alliance via funded partners
11/13/2012         Helping your community through donation
11/7/2012           Gervasi Vineyard collects $10,000 donation for United Way
11/2/2012           United Way provides emergency food, rent, shelter to Alliance residents
 
October 2012
10/29/2012         Pancake breakfast to benefit United Way
10/26/2012         Trillium's sliding scale is serving all age groups via United Way funding
10/19/2012         United Way investing in early education for a better tomorrow
10/14/2012         Girls get technical at Timken
10/14/2012         Community helps itself through United Way
10/12/2012         United Way funds help those caught in the web of domestic violence
10/8/2012           Lemonpalooza raises $1,580 for United Way of Greater Stark County
 
September 2012
9/29/2012           Diebold vehicle show moved to Thursday
9/27/2012           Grape Harvest Festival benefits United Way
9/25/2012           Diebold's Car & Motorcycle Show to benefit United Way
9/24/2012           Help us to help ourselves
9/8/2012             United Way of Greater Stark County sets campaign goal at $7.1 million
9/8/2012             Local volunteers join hundreds during Day of Caring
9/8/2012             Day of Caring kicks off United Way campaign
9/7/2012             Day of Caring kicks off United Way fundraising campaign
9/7/2012             Record participation eyed for United Way Day of Caring today
 
June 2012
6/26/2012 Helping Hands: Timken Co. interns give back
 
May 2012
5/25/2012 Jackson salutes heroes with a field of flags
5/1/2012 University of Mount Union to hold fourth annual 'Trash to Treasure' sale
 
April 2012
4/20/2012 Kohl's volunteers form learning trail at YMCA
4/17/2012 United Way's WLC Chalkboard Classic charity golf scramble
4/17/2012 Registration under way for United Way golf scramble
4/17/2012 Appreciating volunteers
4/14/2012 United Way of Stark County celebrates 2012 Volunteer Week
4/5/2012 Alliance-area agencies invited to join online volunteer match program
 
March 2012
3/29/2012 Six from area are honored with United Way campaign awards
3/28/2012 Tom Swidarski to lead 2012 United Way campaign
3/28/2012 VIDEO: United Way of Greater Stark County [Annual Meeting]
3/28/2012 United Way celebrates successful campaign, kicks off another
3/24/2012 United Way of Greater Stark County sets $4.5 million in program allocations
3/12/2012 Around Town: United Way announces Gold Key and DeHoff award recipients
3/6/2012 United Way Gold Key, DeHoff winners Engels, Taylor & Farnsworth announced
3/2/2012 Local organizations vie for United Way Campaign Awards
 
February 2012
2/27/2012 United Way 2011 Campaign Award finalists announced
 
January 2012
1/31/2012 Stark United Way reaches goal two years in a row
1/9/2012 United Way seeking DeHoff, Gold Key award nominations
 
December 2011
12/12/2011 Around town: Local woman wins contest, headed to the Super Bowl  
12/10/2011 Proof again that Stark Countians care  
12/8/2011        United Way of Greater Stark Reaches 7 Million Goal  
12/8/2011 Support of the Community helps United Way top its 2011 goal  
 
November 2011
11/30/2011 ACH holds 'Turkey Bowl' to raise funds for United Way
11/30/2011 EDITORIAL: Why Stark County needs United Way
11/28/2011 Fishers Foods program to aid United Way
11/28/2011 Letter to the editor: Support United Way
11/10/2011 Need for United Way is great
11/8/2011 Our view: Not a single United Way dollar is taken for granted
11/4/2011 Jean Nero: Giving to charity warms the heart and soul
 

October 2011

10/16/2011 Jacqueline DeGarmo: It really is better to give
10/7/2011 Putt putt pledge: Raising green for United Way
10/6/2011 Helping United Way as a matter of course
 
September 2011
9/2/2011 Day of Caring helps to kick off United Way's 2011 campaign
9/1/2011 United Way campaign: Will you give?
9/1/2011 Day of Caring: Volunteers roll up their sleeves
9/1/2011 Day of Caring kicks off 2011 fund drive for Stark United Way
 
August 2011
8/26/2011 Live United in Western Stark and "Putt Fore a Purpose" at the Inde  
8/16/2011 United Way plans Volunteer Cruise-In  

8/9/2011

Big Taste grill, parade edition benefit United Way  
 
July 2011
7/27/2011 Giant grill to visit Canton to support United Way
7/12/2011 Around Town: Mindi Kline is Fan Favorite Raffle Winner
 
June 2011
6/22/2011 Volunteers lend a hand to Day of Action
 
May 2011
5/10/2011

Around town- United Way honors CEO's 30 years of service

5/9/2011 Access Health Stark gives free medical care
5/7/2011 Maria Heege is recognized by United Way for 30 years of service
   
April 2011
4/14/2011 United Way fundraising exceeds $6.9 million
4/13/2011 Joe French takes United Way's Emerging Philanthropist Award
4/13/2011 Others to be feted at United Way's annual meeting and campaign awards breakfast
4/12/2011 United Way to mark Volunteer Week
4/9/2011 Around Town — United Way to present service awards
4/4/2011 United Way campaign to honor groups, individuals
4/4/2011 Joe French will be honored at United Way anniversary event
4/1/2011 United Way puts $5.9 million back into the Stark County community
 
March 2011
3/26/2011 United Way allocations — $4.51 million split 40 ways
3/25/2011 EDITORIAL: More help, faster, through United Way
 

February 2011

2/16/2011

United Way celebrates 50 years of Gold Key awards

 
January 2011
1/13/2011     Western Stark County Free Clinic homeless medical van to conclude operations Jan. 31
1/11/2011 Stark’s good stuff
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