Winners announced for Women United Family-Friendly Workplace Award event

(Canton, OH) September 25, 2018 – Three companies will be honored October 10 at the Family-Friendly Workplace Awards Breakfast. Employers Health, Schauer Group and TimkenSteel are leading the way in Stark County for their best practices of implementing policies that make it possible for employees to more easily balance family and work. Employers Health’s corporate culture reinforces the importance a …

Join Women United leaders today and raise your voice to fight hunger

(Canton, OH) September 20, 2018 – United Way of Greater Stark County’s Women United are fighting for an end to hunger by supporting the Senate’s bipartisan SNAP provisions that protect and improve SNAP. Today is Women United Advocacy Day on SNAP. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) is the nation’s largest anti-hunger program. In …

September is the start of annual fundraising season!

(Canton, OH) September 13, 2018 – United Way of Greater Stark County launched its 96th fundraising campaign on Friday, September 7. Lucia Pileggi, Private Bank Executive for Eastern Ohio, Key Bank is the 2018-19 Campaign Chair. Campaign Cabinet includes Broc Bidlack, Fairless Local Schools, Division Chair; Lindsay Bowman, KeyBank; William R. Cook, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Individual Giving Chair; Jacqueline …

More than a dozen new walking paths now available with Stark Walks program

(Canton, OH) August 28, 2018 – These local, pedestrian-friendly pathways were created to encourage safe exercise. With signs that indicate distance and approximate travel time, individuals can measure their walking distance and time spent being physically active within their own neighborhood. The urban pathways are a free, easy way for residents to participate in physical activity in Northeast, Southeast and …

YLS gives two local students a book scholarship

(Canton, OH) June 19, 2018 – United Way of Greater Stark County’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) chose the first two recipients for their new book scholarship on Friday, July 20. Each student is eligible to receive a total of $4,000 ($1,000 per year) to offset the cost of books for college. This new book scholarship initiative is part of the …

United Way of Greater Stark County Hires Director of Philanthropy

(Canton, OH) May 31, 2018 – Terri Bate has joined the staff of United Way of Greater Stark County as the Director of Philanthropy. The new position was developed to strengthen existing relationships with key stakeholders while nurturing new connections with individual donors and foundations. The Director of Philanthropy serves as a liaison between unique donors and pressing needs in …

United Way of Greater Stark County Hosts 25th Annual Day of Caring Event

(Canton, OH) May 18, 2018 – Over 500 volunteers recently contributed their time and talent for United Way of Greater Stark County’s 25th Annual Day of Caring on Friday, May 18th. The event connects altruistic volunteers with local agencies, schools and organizations. Together, the partnerships create stronger neighborhoods and healthier people for a better community through a wide variety of …