Recent News

February 24, 2021
UNITED WAY AND PROJECT LIFT COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT FAMILIES

United Way will now operate Project Lift, formed in 2019 by the Cincinnati Childhood Poverty Collaborative. Project Lift is a public/private partnership providing a flexible, tailored, family-driven approach to remove barriers families face on their journey to greater financial stability.

February 22, 2021
FREE TAX PREPERATION AVAILABLE TO LOCAL RESIDENTS -- VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Tis the season for preparing taxes and United Way of Greater Cincinnati not only wants to help you save money, it needs volunteers to help generate those savings. United Way helped 8,000 people avoid more than $2 million in tax filing fees last year, while collecting more than $12 million in refunds!

February 18, 2021
LADIES OF LEADERSHIP PIVOTED TO MEET STUDENTS' NEEDS

In September 2020, Ladies of Leadership opened a remote learning hub at the nonprofit’s headquarters in Paddock Hills. Since then, about 20 boys and girls from several school districts — kindergartners to high school seniors — have received one-on-one help with schoolwork.

February 17, 2021
It's your money. Keep more of it!

United Way of Greater Cincinnati helps thousands of local residents prepare their tax returns each year. The return on that investment is amazing. Last year, we helped 8,000 people avoid more than $2 million in tax filing fees while collecting more than $12 million in refunds!

February 10, 2021
211 CONNECTS GREATER CINCINNATI RESIDENTS TO VITAL HUMAN SERVICES

In recognition of National 211 Day, here's a look at United Way of Greater Cincinnati's 211 service, which received more than 40,000 calls in 2020. [INFOGRAPHIC]

February 09, 2021
Celebrating United Way's 211: A Gateway to Help [Infographic]

For human services needs, all you need to do is dial three simple numbers. United Way 211 is a gateway to help.

February 09, 2021
New Chief Financial Officer at United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Randy Bush is joining United Way of Greater Cincinnati as Chief Financial Officer.

February 03, 2021
Black History Month: Fighting for those who will write the next chapters

As we kick off a month celebrating Black Americans who helped shape our nation’s history, I once again feel compelled to discuss why United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s fight for equity is so important.

February 02, 2021
FOUNDER OF LADIES OF LEADERSHIP OVERCAME “SELF-INFLICTED WOUNDS”

The first story in a series about a United Way Black Empowerment Works grantee, Kimberly Huckleby explains what inspired her to start Ladies of Leadership and how support from United Way has helped their mission to grow.

February 02, 2021
SOUTHEAST INDIANA AREA CENTER UPDATES 02/02/21

United way’s Southeast Indiana office moves to Greendale, Ind.

February 02, 2021
UWGC NORTHERN KENTUCKY AREA CENTER UPDATES 02/02/21

The Northern Kentucky area center leads advocacy efforts for child care workers and social justice.

February 02, 2021
UWGC MIDDLETOWN AREA CENTER UPDATES 02/02/21

CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND BRIGHTENED THE HOLIDAY FOR 22 FAMILIES

February 02, 2021
UWGC EASTERN AREA CENTER UPDATES 02/02/21

Highlights from United Way of Greater Cincinnati's Eastern Area Office including business growth, Imagination Library and a call for volunteers.

January 26, 2021
UNITED WAY 211 HELPS SPREAD INFORMATION ABOUT LOCAL VACCINES

Hamilton County and the City of Cincinnati enlisted United Way 211 as a partner to help spread information on local vaccines, especially how those eligible can schedule their vaccination.

January 26, 2021
CELEBRATION MARKS CONCLUSION OF SUCCESSFUL 2020 UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN

United Way of Greater Cincinnati reached its $50 million campaign goal in 2020 with the help of many dedicated people. To recognize the efforts of all who played a part in the campaign’s success, an online celebration was held Jan. 21.