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Moira's Message: Let’s Continue to Live United in 2021Read about the progress we made in 2020.
Dear United Way friends,
Never was it more important to #LiveUnited than in 2020. Here in Greater Cincinnati, we found United was the way to help our community.
Throughout the turmoil and uncertainty, United Way of Greater Cincinnati – with your support – led our area’s response to the pandemic. Consider the impact:
- We helped raise and distribute $7.2 million in aid to more than 250 nonprofits within the first two months of the pandemic.
- We delivered $160,000 in gift cards to more than 4,000 individuals and families immediately impacted by pandemic-related hardships.
- We distributed more than 1.6 million masks and 28,000 bottles of sanitizer.
- We distributed more than $600,000 in Black Empowerment Works grants at a time when our nation and community struggled with issues of equity.
- We distributed nearly $1 million in direct aid and rent relief.
- We partnered to bring digital equity into more than 1,200 Northern Kentucky homes, helping more than 2,600 children learn remotely.
- We helped 8,000 people avoid more than $2 million in tax filing fees while collecting more than $12 million in refunds at a time when every dollar was crucial.
- We supplied 207 health kits and 328 food kits to those in quarantine, as well as distributed hundreds of thousands of Hamilton County CARES dollars throughout our community.
- We brought more than 15,000 books to Clermont County’s preschoolers so they could still learn and have fun during isolation.
- We delivered more than 15,000 Notes of Encouragement to isolated seniors throughout Greater Cincinnati.
- We handled more than 40,000 requests for housing, food, rent and other assistance through the United Way 211 helpline.
I used “we” in every result above because this does not happen without you.
2021 is going to be a challenging year. Let’s continue to #LiveUnited.
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
United, We CanBuilding a strong community that takes care of everyone who lives here depends on your generous support.
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