Tag Archives: 2-1-1

How do we get every child reading at grade level?

Guest blogger, Margaret Bernstein is a local ambassador for literacy. She’s also the director of advocacy and community initiatives at WKYC.  Teaching Cleveland’s children to love reading could solve a boatload of other problems. Here’s why: Students who don’t read … 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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Be Prepared for Extreme Winter Conditions

As record low temperatures and wind chills continue to grip Northeast Ohio, staying warm and safe can be a challenge. By being proactive and taking the proper precautions, you can minimize the dangers presented by severe cold weather. When the … Continue reading

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Ohio Prioritizes Healthy Food Access

Do you know where your next meal will come from? For nearly one in five Cuyahoga County residents, the answer may be no. Cuyahoga County had the highest number of food insecure residents in the state of Ohio in 2012, … Continue reading

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2-1-1 service is line of defense for veterans in need

Military veterans seeking help from United Way 2-1-1 do not see it, but a special flag literally oversees their conversation. Tim Grealis, United Way of Greater Cleveland Veteran’s Line coordinator, works under a framed U.S. flag that honors his Uncle … 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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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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