Recent News

January 17, 2020
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on January 20th is reserved as a national day of service to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of this courageous civil rights leader. United Way encourages you to make this a “day on” and participate in one or more of the service opportunities and celebrations taking place around the city.

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.

August 29, 2018
Uniting Communities. Changing Lives.

From August 16 - 25, United Way, along with new president and CEO Michael Johnson, launched Community United, a 10-stop tour aimed at raising awareness of poverty's impact on our region.

August 29, 2018
Going to Great Heights

As United Way’s 2018 community campaign co-chairs, Kim and Gary Heiman have shown they will do whatever it takes to raise awareness about United Way, our partners and our collective work in the community, including going over the edge to support United Way partner, Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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
Community United

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

June 27, 2018
Jumpstarting Corporate Impact

United Way has launched a new event -- Campaign JumpStart -- to equip local leaders with tools and resources to launch, run and conclude a successful United Way campaign to support our community.

June 26, 2018
A Day of Action to Help Families

More than 100 volunteers came together for United Way's Day of Action to assemble 300 "Welcome Home" kits for families moving into new homes. The kits included household items like cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, a first aid kit, hygiene products and linens.

April 20, 2018
LINC Career Madness Helps Prepare the Next Generation

At United Way LINC's Career Madness event on March 22, Young Professional volunteers shared college and career tips with local high school students from United Way agency partner GRAD Cincinnati.

March 23, 2018
Putting Families at the Center of Our Work

More than 300 people recently came together for United Way’s Family-Centered Learning Launch — a day of learning with our partners as we work together to create long-term solutions and system changes across the region for families in poverty.

March 23, 2018
United Way Partners with University of Cincinnati Students for Greek Week

From April 2-5, University of Cincinnati Greek students will participate in its annual Greek Week competition. Each year, Greek chapters rally together to raise money for a philanthropic cause. This year, every dollar goes to United Way of Greater Cincinnati.

February 14, 2018
Step Up Cincinnati Walking Challenge Launching in April

United Way has partnered with The Health Collaborative and go Vibrant to launch the Step Up Cincinnati walking challenge, which is designed accelerate neighborhood health improvement strategies across the region while activating employer wellness programs.

November 10, 2017
2017 Campaign Finale Roundup

At its Campaign Finale celebration on Friday, October 27, United Way of Greater Cincinnati announced it had raised $60,050,000 during its 2017 community campaign. Check out some of the honorees from the Finale!

November 10, 2017
Cincinnati Plays Host to United Way Worldwide Women United Summit

From October 18-20, over 200 philanthropic women leaders from communities all throughout the United Way network were convened in Cincinnati for the United Way Worldwide Women United Summit to share ideas and inspiration for driving lasting community change.

August 24, 2017
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Announces $62.2 Million Campaign Goal

United Way of Greater Cincinnati announced its 2017 annual community campaign goal of $62.2 million at United Way’s “Stories That Unite Us" community breakfast.