Recent News

June 15, 2017
Martha and Carl Lindner III Give $500,000 Gift to United Way for the Child Poverty Collaborative

Martha and Carl H. Lindner III have committed $100,000 per year over the next five years to United Way of Greater Cincinnati to support the Child Poverty Collaborative’s One to One Family Initiative.

June 15, 2017
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Yvonne Gray Washington Retires

Yvonne Gray Washington is retiring June 30 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of United Way of Greater Cincinnati after 21-plus years with the organization.

June 01, 2017
United Way Day of Action Provides Community a Unique Opportunity to Help Children Prepare for Quality Preschool

United Way is partnering with Cincinnati Preschool Promise and Cincinnati Bell for Day of Action on Wednesday, June 21 to "Stuff the Streetcar" with supplies for local children and preschool teachers.

June 01, 2017
Creating a Community Where Everyone Has the Opportunity to Thrive

United Way of Greater Cincinnati's Call for Partners is an invitation to the nonprofit community to join our fight against poverty, while putting families and children at the center of services to deliver more holistic support.

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.

May 04, 2017
We All Must Work Together to Produce Results and Improve Lives

United Way of Greater Cincinnati president Rob Reifsnyder recently authored an op-ed in the Cincinnati Enquirer discussing the many collaborative efforts in our community to improve lives in the areas of education, financial stability and health.

May 02, 2017
Changing of the Guard

At United Way's 2017 Leaders and Legends luncheon, outgoing Board Chair Carl Satterwhite was recognized for his achievements during his two years of service, while incoming Board Chair Julia Poston looked ahead to the important work we have ahead of us.

April 14, 2017
Simultaneously Support FC Cincinnati and United Way

Use the promo code LIVEUNITED17 when purchasing FC Cincinnati tickets online and United Way of Greater Cincinnati will receive 10% of the proceeds from each ticket!

April 12, 2017
Ohio National CEO Huffman to Chair 2017 United Way Campaign

Gary T. “Doc” Huffman, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Ohio National Financial Services, will chair United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 2017 fundraising campaign.

April 10, 2017
Support United Way and NFL Character Playbook and Enter to Win a Trip to the 2017 NFL Draft

Want to announce a draft pick live from the stage on day three of the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia!? You can enter to win with a $10 donation. Funds raised will be used to advance the NFL and United Way's collective work around character education.

March 29, 2017
Celebrating the Community Game Changers

We will be honoring the ones who are the hand raisers and the game changers for those who need a voice, and celebrate the work we do together at our 2017 Leaders and Legends Luncheon.

March 29, 2017
Speed Mentoring Prepares Students for the Next Step

The jump from high school to college can be a difficult transition for many students. That transition can be eased with proper preparation, which is why United Way has partnered with the Middletown High School Future Center to pilot the Middletown High School Speed Mentoring Program.

March 29, 2017
Launching the Unemployed and Underemployed into a New Career

Rita Knaff found herself out of work five years ago, and United Way agency partner Per Scholas helped her turn her life around by launching her into a new career in information technology.

February 28, 2017
Eastern Area United Way Thanks Partners

United Way of Greater Cincinnati -- Eastern Area recently held it's annual Thank You Luncheon to thank agency, corporate and community partners for their efforts in 2016 to help make Brown and Clermont counties a place where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

February 28, 2017
Wish List Raises over $122,000 for Local Families

A huge thank you to everyone who gave to the 2016 Wish List and helped to raise over $122,000 for local families!