According to the 2015 United States Census Data, 13.3% of the total Stark County Ohio population (364,905) lives below the poverty line. United Way is breaking the cycle of poverty by investing and partnering in programs that prepare children to read and succeed at an early age, allow students to focus their attention in the classroom instead of on grown-up problems and connect youth to professionals and mentors in the community.

It takes many to build a stronger community. However, it begins with you.

The United Way website makes it easy for you to DONATE TODAY ONLINE; e-pledge is fast, easy and secure. Click the link below to influence the condition of all.



Created as a way to better serve our corporate partners and individual donors. United Way of Greater Stark County has designed a comprehensive electronic pledge service, which offers even more efficiency, convenience and security than ever before.

With the growing interest in online campaign pledging, more companies are taking advantage of United Way's e-Pledge service. Online pledging reduces paperwork, helps decrease errors in gift calculations and saves time and money on administrative services. It also offers a rewarding pledge experience for employees.

PLEASE NOTE: If you received an email from your workplace with a link to e-pledge, please use that link to donate online instead of this site.

If you wish to make a gift by phone please call 330-491-0445. If you wish to mail in a donation, please complete this downloadable pledge form ». Checks can be made payable to United Way of Greater Stark County. We will mail you confirmation of receipt.


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The United Way of Greater Stark County is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as well as corresponding provisions of other applicable state, local or foreign laws or regulations.