Recent News

June 15, 2020
United Ways Urge Coronavirus Relief in Different Forms

United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s donors and supporters joined United Ways across the country in asking Congress for relief – from strengthening the nation’s hunger program to supporting the 211-referral system – to help million of Americans struggling with pandemic fallout.

January 13, 2020
You + Teens = Financial Literacy

Unite for Teen Financial Literacy Day on February 4! We need 150 volunteers with financial service experience to teach a version of Junior Achievement’s financial literacy curriculum to 7th graders at Cincinnati Public Schools.

December 16, 2019
Prosperity for All

In 2018, United Way of Greater Cincinnati awarded a $212,000 grant to Easterseals' Prosperity for All program, which is dedicated to addressing the individual needs of families working their way out of poverty. Members of the program like Latasha and Anthony recent shared their stories and explained how the program not only removed barriers, but helped them with valuable life skills so they can accomplish their goals.

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.

October 31, 2019
Advocate | Please Vote Next Tuesday, November 5

United Way of Greater Cincinnati monitors and engages in public policy issues that improve opportunities for financial stability, especially for people living in poverty. We advocate for the effective delivery of human services that improve the lives of people in need in our region. Don’t forget to vote in this election! The United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s board of directors endorsed and supports these three upcoming ballot measures in Hamilton County.

May 24, 2018
United Way and Partners Garner Over $22 Million For Local Families With Free Tax Preparation Services

Over $22 million in tax refunds were returned to local families in the Greater Cincinnati region, thanks to United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s free tax preparation services and collaborative partners.

April 05, 2018
Five Ways 2-1-1 Can Make Your Life Easier

Whether you’re searching for information, or a resource for someone in the community, chances are that dialing 2-1-1 can solve your problem for free. Here are five ways 2-1-1 can make your life easier.

February 21, 2018
File Your Taxes For Free Online with MyFreeTaxes

Tax season can be stressful for just about all of us – but United Way of Greater Cincinnati is here to help. We’ve been working with employers in our region to offer MyFreeTaxes as a benefit to its employees.

January 24, 2018
Meet The Volunteers Behind United Way's Free Tax Services

Tax season is upon us, and United Way of Greater Cincinnati's tax preparation volunteers are ready to help local individuals and families file so they can get the refunds they deserve.

June 01, 2017
United Way and Partners Garner Over $20 Million in Tax Refunds for Local Families

Over $20 million in tax refunds were returned to local families in the Greater Cincinnati region, thanks to United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Regional Volunteer Tax Assistance Collaborative.

February 28, 2017
Expand EITC and CTC to Benefit More Working Families and Individuals

UWGC VP of Strategic Resources & Public Policy Margaret Hulbert shares her thoughts on the importance of Congress expanding the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit to aid in lifting families out of poverty.