Recent News

June 01, 2020
We Need to Live United Now More Than Ever

At a time when tremendous pain permeates throughout our country, caused by the senseless deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and others before, the United Way of Greater Cincinnati reaffirms its commitment and support to eliminating inequity and injustice in our region.

May 26, 2020

United Way of Greater Cincinnati kicks off its annual campaign today – three months early – inviting everyone – businesses small and large, both individual donors and foundations – to commit whatever support possible to help the many tri-state families in need. The United Way hopes to raise $10 million by Labor Day – a meaningful start to the goal of raising at least $50 million by the end of 2020.

May 19, 2020
Regional Nonprofits Receiving $7.2 million from COVID-19 Regional Response Fund

The COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, activated by Greater Cincinnati Foundation and United Way of Greater Cincinnati, raised $7.2 million in emergency relief for over 200 nonprofit organizations that serve the region’s most vulnerable individuals and families. The Fund exceeded its $5 million goal within seven weeks.

May 19, 2020
Moira's Message: Meet the New Team

Welcome to the job, my new leadership team! I am extremely proud to be supported by a fantastic group of people thrust into an intense situation. This is a perfect time to learn how important United Way of Greater Cincinnati is to the community and to fulfill a promise we intend to keep – that we will be relevant and make a true difference. They have all performed exceptionally well under pressure.

May 19, 2020
COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Supported 22 NKY Nonprofits in Coronavirus Crisis

Twenty-two Northern Kentucky nonprofits have received more than $600,000 so far from the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund to support families and individuals who are suffering from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

May 19, 2020
United4Cincy Virtual Telethon Raises Nearly $10k for COVID-19 Relief

United for Cincy, a three-hour community telethon, aired live Friday, May 1, and raised nearly $10K for COVID-19 relief in Greater Cincinnati. Funds raised from this event will provide direct support to food assistance applicants as well as assist local social services agencies with urgent needs to stabilize the community.

May 12, 2020
Long-term Response, Recovery and Revitalization Effort

COVID-19 changed the world and created a sense of urgency at the United Way. We no longer play by the same playbook.

April 24, 2020
Learning Grove Provides Childcare Facilities for Emergency Personnel

Just ninety days after Cincinnati Early Learning Centers and Children, Inc. merged to form Learning Grove, COVID-19 swept through our country and changed how we serve children and families in our community.

April 23, 2020
United Way of Greater Cincinnati joins with P&G and Brain Brew Whiskey to deliver masks, sanitizer to frontline social service agencies

Procter & Gamble is donating nearly 100,000 non-surgical grade masks and thousands of bottles of sanitizer to Greater Cincinnati social service agencies, teaming with Brain Brew Whiskey of Newtown and United Way of Greater Cincinnati for quick distribution.

April 21, 2020
Moira's Message: Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Thank you to Ellen Katz and our friends at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation for our partnership on the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, which resulted in millions of dollars in immediate relief to Greater Cincinnati families. Harnessing the power of our organizations produced powerful results. You answered the call, and it made an immediate difference.

April 21, 2020

National acts with local ties have signed on to support United for Cincy, a community telethon to benefit United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s COVID-19 relief efforts on May 1, 7-10 p.m.

April 21, 2020
Ameritas “You’re not Alone” Campaign for Seniors

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is proud to be a non-profit partner of the “You’re not Alone” campaign supported by Ameritas. The campaign drives awareness and support to senior citizen communities during COVID-19.

April 20, 2020
National Volunteer Week

April 19-25 is National Volunteer Week, and we’d like to take a moment to say Thank You to volunteers for lending their time and talent to help create the kind of community we all want, with the kind of opportunities we all need.

April 14, 2020
Community Support Provides Relief for Homeless Families in Clermont County

For organizations like Clermont County Community Services, your support of the COVID-19 Regional Relief Fund did more than just fund a shift in operations, it represented an opportunity to keep families safe and healthy for the duration of this crisis.

April 13, 2020
7,500 Emergency Food Boxes Delivered to Seniors in Need

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Council on Aging is working to ensure the health and safety of their clients, as well as meet the needs of individuals who have never before needed assistance.