Recent News

June 27, 2018
Helping Youth Feel Safe and Supported

United Way is proud to support Lighthouse Youth & Family Services Safe and Supported, a program with the goal of preventing and ending homelessness for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) teens and young adults.

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.

June 25, 2018
Going Door to Door for Our Children

United Way Success By 6 is uniting volunteers this summer to go door-to-door to share early childhood education information with families in communities in Northern Kentucky.

June 20, 2018
United Way and Duke Energy Partner on Volunteer Projects for Duke Energy in Action Month

United Way of Greater Cincinnati and Duke Energy united in partnership for two different volunteer events in May as part of Duke Energy in Action Month.

May 25, 2018
Rob Reifsnyder Says Farewell

As he prepares to retire on May 31, United Way president and CEO Rob Reifsnyder reflects on his amazing 43-year career with United Way, including 18 years as CEO here in Greater Cincinnati.

May 25, 2018
The Collective Power of Women United

United Way's Women Investing in the Next Generation (WINGs) have officially transition to Women United. Women United propel forward early childhood education and development through advocacy and volunteerism in Greater Cincinnati.

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.

May 07, 2018
Our Next President and CEO

Following a six-month nationwide search, United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Board of Directors has chosen Michael Johnson, now president & CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Dane County in Madison, Wisconsin, as its next president & CEO. He will take the role July 9.

April 30, 2018
United Way Announces Newest Class of Future Nonprofit Volunteer Leaders

United Way’s Board Orientation and Leadership Development (BOLD) program, Greater Cincinnati's most comprehensive board training program, is expanding to train even more local professionals for service on nonprofit boards across the region.

April 20, 2018
Born Learning Turns Everyday Moments into Learning Opportunities

The United Way Born Learning Academy is one way schools and families can connect long before their child is enrolled in school. Academies use the best of proven tips, tools and resources to help families take a more active role in preparing their children for kindergarten.

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.

April 18, 2018
Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

United Way Success By 6 ® has a single community imperative: Kindergarten readiness is the most important priority for individual and collective school success and the community's long-term economic health. Here are some indicators to see if your child is kindergarten ready.

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.

April 03, 2018
United Way's Stephanie Byrd to Lead Organization's Partner Red Cross

Stephanie W. Byrd, United Way’s senior vice president of early learning strategies, is taking her passion for helping others to United Way’s major campaign partner, the Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region of the American Red Cross.

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.