Category Archives: Give

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

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Throwback Thursday, Charitable Giving & Tax Deductions

In true Throwback Thursday fashion, I’m reminiscing about my testimony before Congress, two years ago, to maintain the charitable deduction. Did you know your financial contribution to United Way’s work in education, income and health or another qualified nonprofit organization, … Continue reading

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Warning! Volunteering with United Way is addicting!

Guest blog post by Melinda McNutt, loaned executive with United Way of Greater Cleveland It is important for us to connect with our volunteers and learn why they choose United Way when they donate their time. Volunteers are the heart … Continue reading

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Quiet coordination warms homes and hearts

This holiday season the United Way of Greater Cleveland Engagement Center coordinated two projects to help people in need. The Cleveland Clinic helps students stay in school While everyone was out shopping and preparing for the holidays, Cleveland Clinic employees … Continue reading

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Ricky Smith brings the hugs to Giving Tuesday

Ricky Smith hugs. Not demure “good to see you” hugs, but full-contact, arms locked, “love to see you” hugs. Like his comedy, his charity work and his personality, Smith’s hugs are in-your-face, premeditated and real. “Hugs and high-fives are the quickest, … Continue reading

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Football on Sunday. In the Huddle on Tuesday.

Guest blogger, Jabaal Sheard is a linebacker for the Cleveland Browns and United Way of Greater Cleveland’s Team NFL ambassador. Hometown Huddle! We’re off the field, but yet still driven by team work. It seems like yesterday we built a … Continue reading

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United Way Helps Reduce Domestic Violence

Domestic violence. Sexual assault. Trauma. Abuse. Maybe you rarely think about these forms of violence or perhaps you’re intimately familiar with violence and the impact it has in the lives of women, kids and families every day. Either way, you … Continue reading

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