Recent News

April 01, 2021
UWGC NORTHERN KENTUCKY AREA UPDATE APRIL 2021

UWGC’s Northern Kentucky Area Center will receive the 2021 Business Engagement of the Year Award during the annual Excellence in Education Celebration.

March 11, 2021
KENTUCKY’S LIVE UNITED DAY FOCUSES ON EARLY-CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Kentucky still lags badly when it comes to important measures of progress in early education, such as kindergarten readiness and preschool enrollment.

March 01, 2021
UWGC NORTHERN KENTUCKY AREA UPDATE MARCH 2021

UWGC’s Northern Kentucky Area Center is working with Cincinnati Bell to identify families that might be eligible for an increase in internet speeds.

February 02, 2021
UWGC NORTHERN KENTUCKY AREA CENTER UPDATES 02/02/21

The Northern Kentucky area center leads advocacy efforts for child care workers and social justice.

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!

July 27, 2020
Digital Equity Initiative Expands to Grant County

United Way of Greater Cincinnati will expand its NKY Digital Equity Initiative for Students into Grant County, supplying 128 additional households with six months of internet service so K-12 students can fully participate in virtual learning.

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.

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.

June 25, 2018
Going Door to Door for Our Children

United Way Success By 6 is uniting volunteers this summer to go door-to-door to share early childhood education information with families in communities in Northern Kentucky.

January 17, 2018
United Way Sees Bright Spots in Northern Kentucky Kindergarten Readiness

United Way of Greater Cincinnati continues to see success in its longtime commitment to preparing children for kindergarten — a key step for many families on a journey out of poverty. A recent report from Kentucky shows 53% of children in Northern Kentucky are prepared for kindergarten, an increase from last year’s report of 52%.

October 25, 2017
United Way Success By 6 and Partners Launch Early Childhood Public Awareness Campaign in Northern Kentucky

United Way Success By 6® and its early childhood partners are proud to launch MyPre-K, an early childhood public awareness campaign in Northern Kentucky. The purpose of the general campaign is to show the unlimited potential of young children and elevate Pre-K as the first educational step toward shaping our youth.

February 28, 2017
Expanding Access to Quality Preschool in Northern Kentucky

Ten Northern Kentucky school districts were recently awarded Preschool Partnership Grants from the Kentucky Department of Education to ensure more 3 and 4-year olds have access to full-day, quality early learning experiences.

July 16, 2015
Helping Kids Transition to Kindergarten

“Me and My School” is a six-week summer “kindergarten boot camp” geared toward preparing children for kindergarten.