Recent News

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
A PANDEMIC SNAPSHOT: AN URGENT NEED AND A QUICK RESPONSE

In late winter of 2020, the burgeoning coronavirus crisis weighed heavily on Jennifer Steele. The CEO of Meals on Wheels Southwest OH & Northern KY pondered difficult questions: What if the agency had to shut down its commercial kitchen where it prepares meals?

December 21, 2020
CARES COORDINATION PROGRAM TARGETS URGENT COMMUNITY NEEDS

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

August 18, 2020
Impact Story: Jewish Family Service

“The extra support from the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund activated by United Way of Greater Cincinnati has meant we haven’t had to turn anyone away,” said Liz Vogel, CEO of Jewish Family Service.

August 18, 2020
Moira's Message: Tax Prep Still Available

One of the vital services we provide at United Way of Greater Cincinnati is our Free Tax Preparation Program. Each year, approximately 500 IRS-certified volunteers help file taxes for low-income Greater Cincinnati residents.

June 29, 2020
UNITED WAY PROVIDES MORE THAN $160,000 TO LOCAL RESIDENTS TO HELP WITH COVID-19 RECOVERY

Nearly 4,000 local residents recently received more than $160,000 in gift cards to help with COVID-19 fallout through a partnership between United Way of Greater Cincinnati, its partner agencies and Hamilton County Job and Family Services.

May 19, 2020
COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Supported 22 NKY Nonprofits in Coronavirus Crisis

Twenty-two Northern Kentucky nonprofits have received more than $600,000 so far from the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund to support families and individuals who are suffering from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

May 12, 2020
Long-term Response, Recovery and Revitalization Effort

COVID-19 changed the world and created a sense of urgency at the United Way. We no longer play by the same playbook.

April 24, 2020
Learning Grove Provides Childcare Facilities for Emergency Personnel

Just ninety days after Cincinnati Early Learning Centers and Children, Inc. merged to form Learning Grove, COVID-19 swept through our country and changed how we serve children and families in our community.

April 23, 2020
United Way of Greater Cincinnati joins with P&G and Brain Brew Whiskey to deliver masks, sanitizer to frontline social service agencies

Procter & Gamble is donating nearly 100,000 non-surgical grade masks and thousands of bottles of sanitizer to Greater Cincinnati social service agencies, teaming with Brain Brew Whiskey of Newtown and United Way of Greater Cincinnati for quick distribution.

April 14, 2020
Community Support Provides Relief for Homeless Families in Clermont County

For organizations like Clermont County Community Services, your support of the COVID-19 Regional Relief Fund did more than just fund a shift in operations, it represented an opportunity to keep families safe and healthy for the duration of this crisis.

April 13, 2020
7,500 Emergency Food Boxes Delivered to Seniors in Need

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Council on Aging is working to ensure the health and safety of their clients, as well as meet the needs of individuals who have never before needed assistance.

April 10, 2020
Service Quickly Shifts Focus from Poverty Reduction to Basic Needs Support

When COVID-19 hit, the pandemic forced Santa Maria to urgently shift from helping people out of poverty to helping them survive a very difficult economic crisis.

April 09, 2020
Shared Harvest Foodbank Experiences Doubled Need Due to COVID-19

In March 2020, Shared Harvest Foodbank more than doubled the amount of food it distributed compared to 2019.