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When times are tough and then get even tougher, the United Way is here to help.

When it's tough, we can help.

The United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC) is here to help you in some of the toughest times. From our free 24/7/365 #211 phone helpline to Free Tax Preparation services and even free prescription discounts for everyone, we aim to help lift the residents of our community into a better place of being.

We're here to help you when you need it most.

United Way's 211: a lifeline to help

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United Way 211

Our certified specialists are trained to listen, engage, ask questions, assess your needs and connect you to a community resource from our large database of local providers, 24/7/365.


211 Helpline Statistics:

Requests for services including housing, food & rent assistance.


Number of agencies and organizations in our database.


Number of services offered through our 211 database.

It's your money, keep more of it.

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Free tax prep

Each year we offer Free Tax Prep to help families save approximately $250 in tax prep fees, get the credits they deserve and help them keep more of their money.

Free Tax Prep Service Statistics


Number of federal and state income tax returns filed using Free Tax Prep in 2020.


Tax filing fees saved for local families by using our Free Tax Prep Services.


Amount of total tax refunds claimed by Free Tax Prep filers.

Save money on your prescriptions

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Prescription savings

Prescription medications are expensive. That's why United Way partnered with SingleCare (formerly FamilyWize) to promote good health in our community.

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