Recent News

July 14, 2020
Ways to Volunteer

We are fortunate to have tens of thousands across Greater Cincinnati who support the community-changing work we do in our community. Some of them, and others, see United Way of Greater Cincinnati as a hub providing access to volunteer activities.

July 07, 2020
#MasksOn

As COVID-19 cases spike throughout our region, mask wearing is taking center stage. The city of Cincinnati mandated mask wearing on Friday.

July 06, 2020
UNITED WAY PROVIDING COVID-19 RELIEF GRANTS TO SOUTHEAST INDIANA NON-PROFITS

Southeast Indiana non-profits helping residents recover from COVID-19 fallout will receive relief help from United Way of Greater Cincinnati Southeast Indiana.

June 29, 2020
UNITED WAY PROVIDES MORE THAN $160,000 TO LOCAL RESIDENTS TO HELP WITH COVID-19 RECOVERY

Nearly 4,000 local residents recently received more than $160,000 in gift cards to help with COVID-19 fallout through a partnership between United Way of Greater Cincinnati, its partner agencies and Hamilton County Job and Family Services.

June 22, 2020
UNITED4NEIGHBORS: NOTES OF ENCOURAGEMENT

United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s launches a large-scale note-writing effort to provide 15,000 Notes of Encouragement to local seniors on Day of Action

June 18, 2020
Juneteenth

By now, many of you have noticed or heard about the widespread mobilization around Juneteenth. Many of you may wonder what it is and why it’s so important.

June 17, 2020
Black-Led Projects in Greater Cincinnati Receive $600,000 From United Way For Anti-Poverty Efforts

Nearly 30 projects led by Black entrepreneurs will soon receive more than $600,000 in Black Empowerment Works grants to launch or strengthen anti-poverty initiatives.

June 16, 2020
Have you seen our latest video?

Have you seen our latest video? It truly captures what United Way means to this community.

June 15, 2020
United Ways Urge Coronavirus Relief in Different Forms

United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s donors and supporters joined United Ways across the country in asking Congress for relief – from strengthening the nation’s hunger program to supporting the 211-referral system – to help million of Americans struggling with pandemic fallout.

June 11, 2020
United Way Tackling Digital Inequity in Northern Kentucky in Time For 2020-21 School Year

More than 1,000 Northern Kentucky families will receive access to low-cost Internet service in time for the 2020-21 school year under an initiative launched by United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati Bell and other local partners.

June 09, 2020
Moira's Message: Two Pandemics

We cannot address equity or COVID-19 without addressing quality education, basic needs, financial stability and health, and vice versa. These historical community problems are interwoven with these two pandemics. Count on us to remain fully committed to our hallmark impact areas.

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 COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF WITH A SUMMER SPRINT TO RAISE $10 MILLION BY LABOR DAY

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.