Monthly Archives: March 2015

A passion for early education is always in style

Guest blogger, Kristen Baird Adams is Senior Vice President and Managing Director at PNC.  She also is the co-chair of United Way of Greater Cleveland’s Women’s Leadership Council’s Rock the CATWALK fashion show. What do Greater Cleveland Food Bank CEO Kristin … Continue reading

Posted in Community Impact, Education, Women's Leadership Council | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A single focus: How education, income and health work together

United Way focuses our work on Education, Income and Health. But what exactly do these areas encompass, how are they defined and how do they work together? I work in the Income area, so I see everything through that lens; … Continue reading

Posted in Community Impact, Education, Health, Income | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Great things happen when we LIVE UNITED!

Another successful annual meeting! Every year in early March, we gather with 1,000 of our friends – donors, advocates and volunteers – as the official conclusion to United Way’s annual campaign. The theme this year was “What happens when we … Continue reading

Posted in Campaign, Community Impact, Give, Health, Income, United Way 2-1-1 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

CWRU students volunteered to help boost literacy for Cleveland second graders

Research spanning more than 10 decades states that students fall behind when they are out of school over the summer. This problem increases for low-income students who lose an average of more than two months in reading progress over the … Continue reading

Posted in Community Impact, Education, Volunteer, Young Leaders | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment