Recent News

May 26, 2020

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.

June 10, 2019
L. Ross Love Scholarship Breakfast & Reflection

Every year, the L. Ross Love Scholarship Fund assists African American students graduating from Cincinnati Public Schools who are enrolled in a four-year degree accredited university or college. The scholarship committee selects students who demonstrate leadership potential, initiative, passion and motivation

March 06, 2019
United Way Designates Board Leadership Programs to Local Non Profits

At United Way, we believe strongly in connecting solid leaders to opportunities to serve on boards of directors of our local non-profit organizations. For many years, United Way offered this opportunity through BOLD — Board Orientation & Leadership Development. A more recent initiative, BoardBank was launched by United Way and a number of community partners in late 2017.

February 11, 2019
A Wish Come True

Bryce Foster is a 23 year old mother in our community who, up until last year, was working a job in retail and caring for her daughter, Kaysen. The family’s dynamic changed drastically when Kaysen was diagnosed with a genetic disorder that led to significant health challenges, including developmental delays and seizures.

January 17, 2019
Longtime United Way Donor Designates Million Dollar Gift To Greater Cincinnati Community

United Way of Greater Cincinnati received a donation of 1 million dollars from former Cincinnati resident, board member, and corporate executive Dave Walker and his wife, Debbie.

November 16, 2016
Co-Creating Solutions to Lift Children and Families Out of Poverty

At a recent Community Summit, the Child Poverty Collaborative shared key learnings from 80+ community conversations, a Framework for Action, and five commitments to the community.

June 30, 2016
A Community United

Approximately 700 people from all different backgrounds gathered for nearly four hours at the Child Poverty Collaborative's Community Summit to share thoughts, ideas and opinions on what needs to be done to eliminate Greater Cincinnati’s high child poverty rate.

March 03, 2016
Changing the Trajectory For Our Children

In late 2015, community leaders joined together to begin developing a game plan to tackle child poverty head on. The Child Poverty Collaborative, convened and managed by United Way, envisions a community where no child grows up in poverty.

October 14, 2014
WANTED: Volunteers to help local hard-working families this tax season

We need YOU to help provide free tax preparation to hard-working families at 30+ locations across Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky.

June 09, 2014
United Way announces partners in new social innovation venture

United Way and GCF will work with partners in a design thinking process that will identify potential solutions that better meet families’ needs.

April 09, 2014
United Way opens call for submissions for new social innovations partnership

United Way and GCF are seeking organizations interested in creating, developing, testing and evaluating new approaches that support two-generational strategies.

April 08, 2014
Who did you rely on to get through life’s everyday challenges?

In honor of National Volunteer Week, our friends at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati shared this story with us.

March 27, 2014
County Health Rankings shows region’s progress in health

The County Health Rankings report shows Warren and Boone counties among the healthiest in the Greater Cincinnati region.

March 10, 2014 - Rachel Goodspeed, Public Relations, United Way
Region makes progress toward ensuring children enter school prepared

United Way has been working to ensure children have an optimal start in life for over 10 years and so far, the region is making progress in the pursuit.

January 16, 2014
United Way releases results of first regional soft skills screen

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is leading a cross-sector collaborative partnership of youth-serving programs to measure and improve social-emotional competencies of children in the region.