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March 27, 2018
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...
March 1, 2018
March is Kidney Awareness Month.  At United Way of Portage County, we provide funding to our community partner the Kidney Foundation of Ohio.  This allows us to address the challenges and concerns...
April 21, 2017
Now more than ever, communities are facing new challenges that threaten their health and growth— from opioid abuse and human trafficking, to homelessness and domestic violence. Tackling these areas...
April 5, 2017
Every day, thousands of families across America perform an intricate financial balancing act while trying to make ends meet. Your child wants to play soccer after school.  You’ve got to do something...
April 3, 2017
I walked into my position as Chief Marketing Officer of United Way Worldwide slightly more than a year ago with a challenge to transform the United Way brand to one that is accessible, relevant and...
March 10, 2017
You never forget the stories. Teenagers tricked into forced prostitution. Men who travel halfway around the world for a good job, only to be deceived into forced labor.  Advocates who spend their...

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