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United Way of Greater Stark County is committed to a healthy community where kids are successful from kindergarten through graduation to a career, and families have the tools, skills and support they need to become financially independent. At the heart of our new approach, called Community Impact, is the shift from being viewed as a transactional, fundraising-focused organization to a collaborative community problem-solver, leveraging donor dollars and community resources to create strategic solutions, right here at home.
United Way of Greater Stark County provides these critical services that changes lives every day. 

A free, confidential information and referral help line available anytime, day or night, by phone or web. United Way’s 2-1-1 connects families and individuals in need to current resources in Greater Stark County. More »

Affordable vehicle loans & focused financial education for credit-challenged individuals & families. More »

 FREE INCOME TAX SERVICE United Way’s Free Tax Preparation program helps low-to-moderate-income taxpayers meet their basic needs and build financial assets as they continue to become financially independent and achieve long-term financial independence. Trained volunteers help individuals file taxes looking for all possible credits. More »

 Low-to-moderate-income household can improve their ability to budget and make well-informed decisions through a 12-month program, working with one-on-one with a trained and skilled volunteer. More »