Close

November 9, 2017

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County

Bold Goals Set to Insure a Stronger Community

United Way of Summit County is looking to the near future by setting up four “Bold Goals” to meet by 2025. So far, the organization is on the road to meet them. The goals include empowering elementary and high-school children to read and to graduate; to financially empower the city’s “working poor” with skills, knowledge and resources; and to cut drug overdoses to more than half of what they are today.

“We have an obligation to the community to ensure that the community is healthier for us than what it was,” says Jim Mullen, president and CEO. “We’re at that pivot point in Summit County. We want to see a scope of change. happening here. The time is right.”

  • Goal One: To get 65 percent of Akron Public Schools (APS) third-graders reading at or above grade level (Currently, we are at 38%.)
  • Goal 2: To get 90 percent of APS high-schoolers graduating in 4 years, with 60 percent college/career ready. (The graduation rate is currently at 75 percent.) Also increasing college and career readiness, 90 percent of APS high-schoolers graduating in 4 years, with 60 percent college/career ready (Currently, the rate is 75 percent and 21 percent respectively.)
  • Goal 3: To financially empower 11,000 people with the skills, knowledge and resources to budget and save, manage debt, build credit and access banking services (Currently, 42,000 people in Akron are considered to be “working poor.”)
  • Goal 4: To reduce ER visits due to drug overdoses to 1,000, from currently 2,400 annually.

Mullen has been with United Way for 11 years. He grew up in Cleveland; in 2011 he moved to Nashville, TN, where he served as director of workplace giving, one of the most innovative United Way organizations in the U.S., he says. Two years ago he moved back to Akron and took on the position of president and CEO of United Way of Summit County.

“We want to see a change in what’s happening here and see community change. The time is right. There’s an unprecedented time of leadership now. Transitions and long-standing leadership—there’s been so much of that that it created an opportunity. There’s been a wonderful embracing of leadership,” Mullen says.

Mullen says his access to new leadership within the community has helped him move forward with the goals.

In September 2017, students at 11 Akron public schools received backpacks full of classroom materials, courtesy of United Way of Summit County’s Stuff the Bus school supplies drive. Now in its fourth year, and sponsored by Steere Enterprises, Stuff the Bus has grown into one of United Way’s largest events. Individuals and organizations from throughout Summit County—including 49 local businesses—donated 60,218 supplies, amounting to a 54 percent increase over last year’s total. The growth in donations allowed United Way to distribute one backpack full of school supplies to every student at 11 local public schools, nearly double the number of schools served in 2016.

The United Way envisions a future where everyone has the tools to be financially empowered, where every student has the skills to succeed in the classroom and beyond and where no family is devastated by addiction.

“Too many of our children live in poverty, go hungry and fall behind in school. Our youth find too few opportunities. Too many of our neighbors lose loved ones to addiction. And too many families struggle to find a way forward financially.”—CS

“We want to see a change in what’s happening here and see community change. The time is right.”

President/CEO Jim Mullen advocates robust programming to meet Bold Goals.

 

 

96 Comments on “Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County

doctor7online.com
April 15, 2020 at 3:31 pm

doctor7online.com

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

vagragenericaar.org
April 17, 2020 at 3:33 am

Thank you.

Youseful blog. Good post.

buy asthma inhalers without an rx
April 17, 2020 at 4:18 am

buy asthma inhalers without an rx

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

cialis without dr prescription
April 20, 2020 at 3:54 am

cialis without dr prescription

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

buy ciprofloxacin
April 21, 2020 at 11:10 am

buy ciprofloxacin

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

cheap viagra 100 mg for sale canada ontario

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

viagra samples
April 26, 2020 at 5:24 am

viagra samples

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

chloroquine brand name
May 5, 2020 at 2:08 pm

chloroquine brand name

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

tylenol online sales
May 5, 2020 at 6:26 pm

tylenol online sales

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

sildenafil generic
May 7, 2020 at 1:17 am

Order Viagra Online

sildenafil

cialis vs viagra
May 8, 2020 at 8:50 pm

cialis vs viagra

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

cheap erectile dysfunction
May 20, 2020 at 1:39 am

ed meds online without doctor prescription

ed pills otc

online ed pills
May 23, 2020 at 5:55 am

top rated ed pills

medicine for impotence

chloroquine cost
May 27, 2020 at 4:53 am

chloroquine cost

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

pills for ed
May 27, 2020 at 8:39 am

cheapest ed pills online

top rated ed pills

buy cialis online
May 31, 2020 at 1:53 pm

cialis online

buy generic cialis

hydroxychloroquine order
June 3, 2020 at 5:46 am

hydroxychloroquine order

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

online canadian pharmacy
June 4, 2020 at 2:11 pm

canada pharmacy

canada pharmacy

canadian online pharmacy
June 10, 2020 at 9:33 am

walmart pharmacy

canada online pharmacy

cialis online
June 12, 2020 at 12:06 am

generic cialis

cialis mastercard

cialis online
June 16, 2020 at 7:50 am

cialis mastercard

Buy cheap cialis

levitra 20mg
June 18, 2020 at 1:53 am

vardenafil 10 mg

vardenafil canada

buy levitra
June 22, 2020 at 5:58 am

levitra 20 mg

vardenafil online

buy levitra
June 25, 2020 at 7:43 am

vardenafil dosage

vardenafil generic

casino online real money
June 29, 2020 at 6:25 am

online casinos usa

casino slots

sildenafil generic vs viagra
June 29, 2020 at 6:31 pm

sildenafil generic vs viagra

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

buy cialis
July 1, 2020 at 4:30 pm

buy cialis

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

hollywood casino online real money
July 1, 2020 at 5:42 pm

casino

online casino usa

viagra online pharmacy
July 3, 2020 at 8:28 am

generic for viagra

generic for viagra

online casino
July 5, 2020 at 9:13 pm

online casino real money usa

casino online games

san manuel casino online
July 7, 2020 at 11:25 pm

live casino slots online

best slots to play online

cialis cheap cialis
July 10, 2020 at 12:24 pm

buy cialis pills

buy cialis online safely

online payday loans
July 12, 2020 at 11:04 am

payday loans

cash advance online

best place to buy careprost
July 14, 2020 at 6:37 am

best place to buy careprost

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

loans online
July 15, 2020 at 1:28 pm

loan online

instant loans

online payday loans
July 18, 2020 at 3:46 pm

personal loans

short term loans

viagra cost
July 21, 2020 at 5:52 pm

viagra pills

viagra cost

generic cialis
July 24, 2020 at 8:03 am

cialis to buy

cialis internet

buy viagra with discount
July 26, 2020 at 12:57 pm

buy viagra with discount

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

new cialis
July 27, 2020 at 6:06 am

cialis generic

cialis to buy

cialis generic
July 28, 2020 at 2:46 pm

cialis to buy

cialis 20

cialis generic
July 31, 2020 at 3:31 am

cialis to buy

generic for cialis

get viagra fast
July 31, 2020 at 5:54 am

get viagra fast

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

cialis 20
August 2, 2020 at 4:31 pm

cialis 5 mg

cialis buy

cialis to buy
August 5, 2020 at 3:38 pm

new cialis

generic for cialis

generic name for viagra
August 8, 2020 at 5:21 pm

sildenafil 20 mg

viagra samples

online casino usa real money
August 12, 2020 at 2:21 am

slot machine

online casinos real money

casino online real money
August 15, 2020 at 9:37 pm

slots online

online casino usa

free casino games
August 19, 2020 at 8:16 pm

online slots

casino gambling

canadian pharmacy viagra
August 22, 2020 at 4:06 pm

buy generic viagra online

generic viagra india

female viagra
August 25, 2020 at 8:54 am

buy viagra

generic sildenafil

cheap viagra online canadian pharmacy
August 28, 2020 at 4:13 am

buy cheap viagra

sildenafil 20

buy viagra pills
August 28, 2020 at 4:27 am

buy viagra pills

WALCOME

buy cialis online
August 30, 2020 at 3:23 pm

buy cialis online

WALCOME

discount cialis
August 31, 2020 at 12:32 pm

tadalafil canadian pharmacy

generic cialis 20mg

viagra pills for sale
September 1, 2020 at 12:28 am

viagra pills for sale

WALCOME

purchase viagra online
September 3, 2020 at 12:59 pm

purchase viagra online

WALCOME

buy tadalafil 20mg price
September 4, 2020 at 3:29 am

cialis prescription online

online cialis

buy viagra online canada
September 4, 2020 at 3:37 pm

buy viagra online canada

WALCOME

tadalafil canadian pharmacy
September 6, 2020 at 6:08 pm

cialis 10mg

buy real cialis online

buying generic viagra online
September 7, 2020 at 7:36 pm

buying generic viagra online

WALCOME

buy viagra new york
September 8, 2020 at 2:46 pm

buy viagra new york

WALCOME

cialis price
September 11, 2020 at 10:11 pm

purchasing cialis online

cialis 5 mg

online casino games
September 13, 2020 at 11:12 pm

casino game

online casino gambling

casino real money
September 17, 2020 at 8:36 am

hollywood casino

online casino usa

http://droga5.net/
September 19, 2020 at 11:07 am

http://droga5.net/

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

how to buy viagra online without getting ripped off

WALCOME

purchase cialis online
September 22, 2020 at 6:27 pm

purchase cialis online

Jim Mullen, United Way of Summit County – Spirit of Philanthropy

buy cialis otc
September 30, 2020 at 1:12 am

cialis viagra

tadalafil lowest price

cialiss
October 4, 2020 at 2:46 pm

buy cialis

canadian pharmacy cialis

viagra for sale
October 4, 2020 at 10:13 pm

viagra for sale

WALCOME

viagra substitute
October 7, 2020 at 6:22 pm

cheapest generic viagra

viagra price

buy viagra
October 8, 2020 at 2:21 am

buy viagra

WALCOME

cheap generic viagra
October 8, 2020 at 6:08 pm

viagra online

viagra prices

viagra online
October 12, 2020 at 1:55 pm

viagra online

WALCOME

cheap viagra
October 13, 2020 at 9:00 pm

cheap viagra

where to buy viagra

generic viagra names
October 14, 2020 at 2:19 pm

viagra without doctor prescription

viagra without doctor prescription

viagra prices
October 16, 2020 at 6:49 am

viagra prices

WALCOME

cialis pills
October 18, 2020 at 8:45 pm

cialis pills

WALCOME

is generic viagra effective
October 19, 2020 at 8:53 pm

cvs viagra

viagra dosage recommendations

tadalafil generic vs cialis
October 22, 2020 at 7:07 pm

generic cialis in uk

cialis uk next day delivery

order viagra australia
October 24, 2020 at 7:33 pm

viagra in cyprus

viagra quick tabs

viagra online canada pharmacy
October 26, 2020 at 12:57 pm

viagra online canada pharmacy

WALCOME

cialis wikipedia
October 26, 2020 at 3:14 pm

tadalafil generic cialis

cheap generic cialis uk

cialis c20
October 28, 2020 at 7:04 pm

cialis 10mg tablets

generic cialis fast shipping

free viagra
October 29, 2020 at 4:14 pm

free viagra

WALCOME

non generic viagra online pharmacy
October 30, 2020 at 6:32 pm

is there a viagra for women

real viagra pills

tadalafil dosage
November 4, 2020 at 1:15 am

tadalafil dosage

WALCOME

pfizer viagra eservice
November 10, 2020 at 1:45 am

viagra 50mg online

viagra facts

Viagra next day
November 13, 2020 at 12:42 pm

Buy viagra brand

50mg viagra

viagra package insert
November 13, 2020 at 8:22 pm

viagra package insert

WALCOME

viagra 100 mg pills
November 17, 2020 at 11:37 pm

viagra via paypal

viagra online without prescription reviews

buy viagra online australia
November 20, 2020 at 8:15 pm

viagra south africa

when will viagra go generic

Cialis or viagra
November 25, 2020 at 2:13 pm

Low cost viagra

Viagra mail order

cialis for three ways
November 27, 2020 at 12:36 am

cialis gel

canadian pharmacy cialis

Free trial of viagra
December 2, 2020 at 4:37 am

US viagra sales

Canadian generic viagra online

Comments are closed.