Recent News

January 13, 2020
United Way Spotlight: 211 Connect

Carman Lake is one of thousands who have turned to United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 211 helpline for assistance in a time of need. This is her story.

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.

November 22, 2019
United Way Announces Campaign Milestone

In November United Way of Greater Cincinnati announced a major milestone in its annual community fundraising campaign. “Thanks to the generosity of the community, we will maintain funding for all agencies and initiatives and there will be no further cuts in services,” said Archie Brown, CEO of First Financial Bank and Chair of this year’s annual United Way campaign.

November 19, 2019
3rd annual P&G Give Back Days

3rd annual P&G Give Back Days showcase employee talent and commitment to strengthening our community through volunteerism.

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.

October 15, 2019

The United Way of Greater Cincinnati today announced that David Taylor, P&G’s Chairman and CEO, will be Chair of United Way’s 2020 Community Fundraising Campaign.

September 26, 2019
Investing in Black-led Ideas: United Way Champions Community Gathering

The Champions of Change have a huge task – to build a grant program that invests in promising, community-based, Black-led ideas aligned to United Way's focus on poverty. Over the past several months, the group has been working hard to gather information to inform the design of this program.

August 26, 2019
Local Leaders Join United Way of Greater Cincinnati for Two Part Community United Kickoff

More than 200 community and corporate leaders rallied together this past weekend to officially kick off the 2019 United Way Fundraising Campaign.

July 24, 2019
Meet Our New Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer

We recently announced the appointment of Bryan McCleary to the position of Chief Marketing Officer. McCleary comes to United Way following a career in government, business and non-profits.

July 22, 2019
Champions of Change - July Update

In April, we put out a call to community leaders driven to advance Black-led ideas aimed at reducing poverty: apply to participate in a pilot one-year leadership and design program. .

June 25, 2019
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Board Elects Leaders

United Way of Greater Cincinnati Board of Directors elected Steven J. Shifman as Board Chair and Barbara A. Turner as Board Chair Elect/Vice Chair.

June 18, 2019
Meet our 2019 Campaign Chairs

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is proud to announce that First Financial President/CEO Archie Brown will chair our 2019 community campaign. Additionally, Cynthia Booth, a member of the First Financial board of directors, will serve as vice-chair of the 2019 United Way of Greater Cincinnati campaign.