United Way

United Way of Portage County Awards Grant to Kent State University Design Innovation

United Way of Portage County (UWPC) has recently began accepting applications to address emerging needs of organizations in the community due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant provides funds for non-profit programs and public school districts, making sure they have supplies needed to support the overwhelming need in our community.

Financial Literacy - April Awareness

United Way of Portage County fights for the financial stability of every person in our community.  Our organization provides funding to the Freedom House, Housing and Emergency Support Services (HESS) and is partnered with the Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority (PMHA).  It is throught the work of a community that people like Mike are able to find the help that is needed to become financially stable and create their own posit

Alcoholism - April Awareness

United Way of Portage County fights for the health of every person in our community.  Our organization provides funding to support various mental health programs, addiction counseling programs and other programs to help people get healthy and stay healthy.  This story shares an experience of someone who benefitted from the Alcohol & Other Drug program that United Way supports: