Recent News

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!

February 28, 2017
Expanding Access to Quality Preschool in Northern Kentucky

Ten Northern Kentucky school districts were recently awarded Preschool Partnership Grants from the Kentucky Department of Education to ensure more 3 and 4-year olds have access to full-day, quality early learning experiences.

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.

January 24, 2017
United Way Appoints Board Members for Cincinnati Preschool Program

In the next steps toward providing access to quality preschool for 3 and 4 year olds, United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Executive Committee appointed a 15-person Board of Directors to lead the preschool expansion effort in Cincinnati.

January 17, 2017
United Way can help file your taxes

Tax season has begun. Do you need help filing your taxes? United Way and its partners will be assisting thousands of local families to put refunds back in their pockets. Do you need help?

January 17, 2017
Resolve to Volunteer More in 2017

Are you ready to add “improve my community” to your 2017 resolutions? You can do so through one of our many on-going, short-term or one-time local volunteer opportunities.

January 17, 2017
Seeking Insights From Those We Help

United Way recently funded a report from our partners at Design Impact which identified six "metathemes" with clear calls to action for a new path forward for all of us working to create equity in our community.

December 20, 2016
Granting Wishes This Holiday Season

United Way and the Cincinnati Enquirer are partnering for the 30th year of the Wish List to help families in need during the holiday season.

December 16, 2016
United Way, Cincinnati Bengals Team Up to Launch Character Education Initiative

United Way and the Cincinnati Bengals recently launched Character Playbook, a digital learning initiative focused on youth character development to help teach students how to cultivate and maintain healthy relationships.

December 16, 2016
Transforming Innovative Concepts into Workable Community Solutions

Over the past three months, 18 community volunteers worked across three teams to turn innovative concepts into workable community solutions through The Shift. One group will already be seeing their concept come to life in 2017.

December 01, 2016
Impromptu Mentoring Session Gives Teens Valuable Insights

Learn how you can put your skills to use to help local students build the best possible path to their future.