Category Archives: Young Leaders

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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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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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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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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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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A Home Run for United Way Donors

Guest blogger, Gabe Malemud is a United Way of Greater Cleveland Young Leaders Corporate Chapter Chair at Key Bank and Humanitarian Society Donor. WOW! United Way of Greater Cleveland recently hosted a great appreciation event for members of their Humanitarian Society … Continue reading

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Take me out to the ball game…to STUFF the BUS with Books

Guest blogger, Nate Thompson is a United Way of Greater Cleveland Young Leaders cabinet member and ticket operations manager with the Cleveland Indians Baseball Company. It’s no secret Cleveland has the best sports fans in the nation. Season after season, … Continue reading

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