Recent News

January 21, 2021
MORE THAN 1,000 P&G TEAM MEMBERS MADE THIS HAPPEN!

United Way is so grateful for P&G's support every year, and that is no more evident than through P&G Give Back Days. Even in these uncertain times – especially in these uncertain times – they answered the call to lift up community members in need.

January 18, 2021
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day of reflection and a day of action -- to look at our space in the world and ask what we can do to make it better.

January 12, 2021
30 NEW BOSSES TO WATCH IN 2021

United Way of Greater Cincinnati's Moira Weir is among new leaders of Greater Cincinnati organizations that the Business Courier expects to be most influential in 2021.

January 11, 2021
UWGC NORTHERN KENTUCKY AREA CENTER UPDATES

In an uncertain year, one thing remained certain: plenty of good happening in the Northern Kentucky community!

January 11, 2021
January is National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month and United Way of Greater Cincinnati is intensifying efforts to recruit mentors for the Higher Education Mentoring Initiative, hoping to recruit 40 new mentors this year.

January 11, 2021
BLACK-LED SOCIAL CHANGE DECEMBER 2020 UPDATES

Updates on United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Black Empowerment Works grantees.

January 08, 2021
UWGC EASTERN AREA OFFICE UPDATES

Information about work being done on behalf of people affected by COVID-19; books for children; the United Way annual campaign; and more.

January 08, 2021
PROGRAM ASSISTS MIDDLETOWN FAMILIES WITH EMERGENCY NEEDS

Approximately 160 families in the Middletown area will be eligible for up to $250 to assist with emergency needs under a new program supported by United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Middletown area center.

January 05, 2021
Let’s continue to Live United in 2021

Throughout the turmoil and uncertainty, United Way of Greater Cincinnati – with your support – led our area’s response to the pandemic.

January 05, 2021
FAMILY OF EIGHT APPRECIATES CARES COORDINATION PROGRAM

Two incomes are needed to meet the monthly expenses in Candace R.'s Delhi Township household of eight. But when the 35-year-old preschool director got sick with COVID-19 in November and her wife had to quarantine, neither was able to work. During that stressful time, the family was grateful food was provided and bills were paid with the help of United Way of Greater Cincinnati's CARES Coordination Program.

January 05, 2021
IN THE MIDST OF THE PANDEMIC, AN ANSWER TO A PRAYER

The pandemic hit Annette Feagin’s family exceptionally hard. At her lowest point — when she was reeling from layoffs and a medical emergency — “I was taking it day by day,” she says, “praying something would come through.”

January 05, 2021
STUDENTS CONTINUE LEARNING THANKS TO DIGITAL EQUITY INITIATIVE

Carson Schneider is a straight-A eighth grader at Newport High School. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, he’s been in a classroom only one day this academic year. He completes assignments from home on a school-provided tablet.

January 05, 2021
INTERNET ACCESS: A CRUCIAL TOOL FOR KIDS LEARNING AT HOME

Eva Jenkins’ three school-age children — Ethan, 5; Andrew, 12; and Jade, 17 — received tablets from Pendleton County schools for remote learning during the COVID-19 outbreak. But as Eva points out, “The devices don’t do any good unless you have Wi-Fi or an internet connection.”

January 05, 2021
GROCERY GIFT CARD PROVIDED A “SMALL BLESSING” FOR SINGLE MOTHER

Most years, Nedia Mays’ family lends a hand for her church’s Thanksgiving food basket program for needy people by assisting with signups, pickups, or deliveries. This year was different, because she found herself on the receiving end of an offer to help.

January 05, 2021
GIFT CARD PROVIDED ‘A LIGHT IN ALL THE DARKNESS’

Ebony Turner works two jobs to support her family. But in the pandemic year of 2020 — a year she describes as “extremely trying” — she lost months of wages after being furloughed.