Recent News

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 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
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 04, 2021
NEW YEAR WILL TEST FOOD BANK'S ABILITY
TO MEET COMMUNITY NEEDS

Terry Perdue, executive director of Shared Harvest Foodbank, viewed the start of the new year as “a terrifying time. The need (for food) is still greater than what it was pre-pandemic.”

December 21, 2020
CARES COORDINATION PROGRAM TARGETS URGENT COMMUNITY NEEDS

Referrals and meal and health kits are available for people affected by COVID-19

December 08, 2020
COVID-19 Vaccine Survey

We are assisting The Health Gap, Xavier University and Hamilton County publicize efforts to gather information about how our community will respond to the vaccine.

November 02, 2020
Hearing Speech + Deaf Center receives GCF/UWGC Covid-19 grant

Hearing Speech + Deaf Center received a COVID-19 grant to aid its continued distribution of windowmasks.

September 21, 2020
United is the way to help families struggling with food insecurity

United Way of Greater Cincinnati was able to bring together many different resources in Clermont County to activate mobile pantries at four different schools each week for four months.

September 21, 2020
NORTHERN KENTUCKY CANDY COMPANY HELPS UNITED WAY CONNECT STUDENTS TO INTERNET

128 households to receive internet access through NKY Digital Equity Initiative

August 27, 2020
UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN RAISES $11 MILLION IN SUMMER SPRINT ON WAY TO FINAL GOAL OF $50 MILLION

United Way of Greater Cincinnati surpassed its “summer sprint” goal by raising $11 million as it works to address the most significant health and economic threat to Cincinnati in generations.