Category Archives: Youth

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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Cultural arts enhance summer learning at East Cleveland Academy

Summer learning and retention have been a red-hot focus for United Way of Greater Cleveland this season, with several academic locations engaging students in reading and math during traditional vacation months. In addition to its academic emphasis, East Cleveland City … Continue reading

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Determination to Graduation

My name is Orlando Hopson, an 18-year-old graduate of John Adams High School. Graduation day was just last week and I have no choice but to reflect on the last four years. Those years were full of fun and accomplishment. … Continue reading

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The waiting mentor

James Williams waited, appraising the activity around him but not engaged in it. Like the final game piece in a chess match, he waited. For seven years, Williams has been a volunteer with My Mentor My Friend. The program, funded … Continue reading

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Youth Pages goes mobile – a tough crowd to connect with…

Instagram, Snapchat, Vine, Kik Messenger … Youth Pages? We’ve got the info youth need – but how do we deliver? After 10+ years of producing a printed resource book – United Way 2-1-1 gets on board with mobile and now … Continue reading

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