Category Archives: Income

Pull up a chair and join us at the public policy table

We’re so fortunate to live in a generous community with a strong history of philanthropy, a vast network of great organizations, and an army of caring volunteers and advocates who are making a difference in the lives of others. While … Continue reading

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Community Conversations: Your most urgent concerns

During the past two years, United Way of Greater Cleveland conducted more than 40 conversations across our community, with more than 400 community members, parents, students and school staff members. We asked specific questions, seeking to discover the most urgent … Continue reading

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The “Unity” in our Community

Bonnie makes an appearance every spring wrapped up beneath a bundle of blankets that shelter her against the night, the wind and the streets where she lives. She sleeps, eats and reads her Bible perched atop a big suitcase, which … Continue reading

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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

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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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Join us to Give the Basics in Cleveland for Giving Tuesday

We all understand the life requisites of food, clothing and shelter. But those who struggle to maintain those critical needs may find themselves unable to afford basics many of us take for granted; hygiene products such as soap, shampoo, deodorant, … Continue reading

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