Recent News

December 06, 2019
Giving Tuesday Recap

On Giving Tuesday, United Way of Greater Cincinnati launched RideUnited to raise funds and awareness around the lack of reliable transportation in our region. RideUnited, presented locally by TriHealth, leverages the strengths of the United Way 211 network to address unmet critical transportation needs. In addition to launching RideUnited, we celebrated Giving Tuesday at Taft’s Brewpourium, where volunteers assembled more than 200 Family Assistance kits.

December 20, 2018
32 Years of Granting Holiday Wishes

For 32 years, United Way and the Cincinnati Enquirer have partnered together on the Wish List to help families during the holiday season. Learn about Kim Yocum, Abdul Shakir Al-Iateef, Martaisha Thomas and others and how you can help make a wish come true for them this holiday season.

December 17, 2018
United Way Agency Partners

In October when we discovered that we would hit a campaign shortfall we notified our partner agencies that they should expect reductions in allocations, up to 20 percent. All of our 130+ agency partners were sent a letter today confirming their decreased allocation numbers. As routine we post these allocation numbers here for community transparency.

November 30, 2018
2nd Annual P&G Give Back Days Provide Important Opportunity for Community Engagement

For the 2nd year in a row, P&G employees donated their time and energy to our community in a number of ways in partnership with United Way. P&G Give Back Days are an incredible resource available to P&G staff that provide opportunities to serve the community in a meaningful way.

November 16, 2018
Recognizing Our Supporters

At a special event for our supporters Wednesday, Nov. 14, we recognized our good, giving community. The event served as a huge milestone for the 2018 community campaign. Interim CEO Ross Meyer announced our campaign so far is projected to raise $50.3 million. Companies and organizations were also recognized for their outstanding efforts.

November 09, 2018
A Surprise Gift to Dearborn County

If you do good work, people will notice. That's what Karen Snyder, director of United Way’s Southeastern Indiana area office, learned this recently when she received an unexpected letter.

September 27, 2018
Sharing Their Passion

Their belief in giving back goes back decades — fueled greatly by their family’s escape from Nazi Germany. This year’s campaign co-chairs, Kim & Gary Heiman of Standard Textile, talk about the very personal reason they’re committed to our community.

July 30, 2018
Leaving a Legacy in Our Community

Roger and Glenda Schorr received recognition this past June at the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council’s 20th annual Voices of Giving Awards for their planned gift to United Way.

June 27, 2018
Jumpstarting Corporate Impact

United Way has launched a new event -- Campaign JumpStart -- to equip local leaders with tools and resources to launch, run and conclude a successful United Way campaign to support our community.

September 26, 2017
Local Couple Honored for United Way Planned Giving

Bill Montague and Kelly Wittich received recognition this past June at the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council’s 19th annual Voices of Giving Awards for their planned gift to United Way.

April 12, 2017
Ohio National CEO Huffman to Chair 2017 United Way Campaign

Gary T. “Doc” Huffman, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Ohio National Financial Services, will chair United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 2017 fundraising campaign.

February 28, 2017
Wish List Raises over $122,000 for Local Families

A huge thank you to everyone who gave to the 2016 Wish List and helped to raise over $122,000 for local families!

December 20, 2016
Granting Wishes This Holiday Season

United Way and the Cincinnati Enquirer are partnering for the 30th year of the Wish List to help families in need during the holiday season.

October 25, 2016
United Way Campaign Enters Home Stretch

United Way of Greater Cincinnati's campaign has entered its final week to achieve a $62.1 million community goal to improve local lives like those of Debbie, Syann, Terence and Terrell.

October 21, 2016
United Way in Middletown Fights for All in Our Community

Local companies, organizations, schools, and individuals are helping United Way of Greater Cincinnati fight for the education, financial stability and health of every person in our community. In the Middletown area, that benefits agency partners including Shared Harvest Foodbank.