Recent News

January 13, 2020
New Year, New Milestone in Annual United Way Fundraising Campaign

Dozens of donors raised their commitments to the annual campaign in the final days of 2019 to take contributions to the $50 million mark, reversing a three-year decline and ensuring full funding for all initiatives and agencies.

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.

June 25, 2019
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Board Elects Leaders

United Way of Greater Cincinnati Board of Directors elected Steven J. Shifman as Board Chair and Barbara A. Turner as Board Chair Elect/Vice Chair.

January 10, 2019
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Equity and Inclusion RFP Announcement

United Way is investing in the work that must be done to be more inclusive and equitable, across race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Learn more about our Equity and Inclusion RFP process to engage in a series of projects that will provide a holistic evaluation of our organization

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.

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.

October 24, 2018
Meet Our New Chief Development Officer

United Way of Greater Cincinnati has named Holly End as its new senior vice president / chief development officer. She will fill a strategic role for the organization as a member of the executive leadership team and will lead the fundraising efforts for one of the top ten United Ways in the U.S.

August 13, 2018
United Way's Development Officer Advances After 23 Years in Greater Cincinnati

After more than 20 years as a development officer for United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Chris Martin was promoted to president and CEO of United Way of San Antonio & Bexar County in Texas.

August 09, 2018
United Way Launches 10 Stop Community Tour

United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s new President and CEO Michael Johnson is going out into the community to launch United Way’s annual fall campaign with a new series of events aimed at raising the awareness of poverty’s impact on our region.

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.

July 30, 2018
United Way Adds New Leaders To Its Boards

More than one dozen new business and community leaders are giving their time, talent and passion to United Way of Greater Cincinnati by joining the nonprofit’s Board of Directors and the United Way Foundation Board of Directors.

May 25, 2018
Rob Reifsnyder Says Farewell

As he prepares to retire on May 31, United Way president and CEO Rob Reifsnyder reflects on his amazing 43-year career with United Way, including 18 years as CEO here in Greater Cincinnati.

May 25, 2018
The Collective Power of Women United

United Way's Women Investing in the Next Generation (WINGs) have officially transition to Women United. Women United propel forward early childhood education and development through advocacy and volunteerism in Greater Cincinnati.

May 07, 2018
Our Next President and CEO

Following a six-month nationwide search, United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Board of Directors has chosen Michael Johnson, now president & CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Dane County in Madison, Wisconsin, as its next president & CEO. He will take the role July 9.