Author Archives: Kendra Wheeler

About Kendra Wheeler

Kendra is United Way's media relations manager. Her primary role is to secure news coverage for the organization. She's a self-proclaimed news junkie who loves social media, Law & Order and a great workout.

Trends for Fall (Ball) 2015

I’ve had conversations with many of the Millennial staff members here at United Way of Greater Cleveland and one question remains; what will we wear to Fall Ball? Fall Ball is the annual fundraiser for United Way’s Young Leaders. This … Continue reading

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Fall Ball: Uniquely Cleveland (and a love story)

I recently met Lo, a young professional from American Greetings. I mentioned working at United Way and her face immediately lit up! Here’s why: It was last October. A friend of Lo’s had plans to attend United Way Young Leaders’ Fall Ball … Continue reading

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Inspire, encourage and influence our youth

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 from high school.

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What kind of philanthropist are you?

A Smart Business column by United Way CEO Bill Kitson and a Plain Dealer article both suggest Millennials are hands-on philanthropists. We want to see our donated dollars, volunteer hours and advocacy make an immediate difference in the community. I agree; our … Continue reading

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