Improving in our community
Good health is essential for a strong and vibrant community. With the help of our funded partners, we aim to tackle some of Carroll and Stark Counties most pressing health concerns by reducing this area’s high infant mortality rate and combating the rising opioid epidemic.
Education is the foundation for a successful future, and we believe it’s never too early to start. Through our work, we hope to increase the number of eligible Carroll and Stark County students who are kindergarten ready, while simultaneously improving our community’s graduation rate.
Financial stability is the first step out of poverty. As part of our 2020 goals, we’re putting individuals and families on the path toward economic independence by improving access to affordable housing and promoting workforce development opportunities.
With your help, we’re making sustainable progress towards our vision for a stronger community in Stark and Carroll Counties.
See the Results
- $5841915Invested in the community (2020-21 cycle)
- 5486Tax returns filed through VITA (2020-21 cycle)
- 3210+Households kept their utilities on or avoided eviction through our Emergency Assistance Collaborative (since 2018)
It's amazing what we can achieve when we Live United. Learn what's coming up at United Way, and find ways you can give back and get involved.
March 28, 2019 @ 7:30 am
- 9:30 am
Kent State University at Stark Conference Center
6000 Frank Avenue Northwest, North Canton, OH, 44720, United States
Come and join us at our Annual Celebration, featuring caring workplaces, outstanding volunteers, engaging speakers and exciting local news. Presentations include: DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist of Stark County Award, United Way of Greater Stark County Gold Key Service Awards and the 2018 Fundraising Results Announcement.
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