Category Archives: Volunteer

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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Student takes reading to heart, helps Stuff The Bus

Ainsleigh, who will enter eighth grade this fall, is quick to express gratitude for her access to books. “Some kids don’t get the opportunity to get an education,” she says. “I feel very lucky to go to the school I … Continue reading

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Young Leaders unite to help reduce low-income achievement gap in Greater Cleveland

Guest blogger, Spencer Dieken is AVP, Corporate Banking Associate Relationship Manager at PNC.  He is a member of United Way of Greater Cleveland’s Young Leaders cabinet. “If you are born poor, you tend to stay there.” If that sentence made … Continue reading

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Why Volunteer?

Impacting the community through volunteerism is quite powerful. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics more than 62 million people volunteered through or for an organization at least once from September 2013 to September 2014 (Volunteering, 2015). Volunteers give … Continue reading

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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

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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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