Recent News

November 16, 2016
Serving Those That Serve Our Country

With approximately half of all funded programs impacting veterans in some way, United Way fights to provide veterans and their families with services to help with the sometimes difficult transition from military life to civilian life

November 16, 2016
A Vote for Children in Cincinnati

Voters in the Cincinnati Public Schools district spoke loudly and gave district students the promise of a strong start and a strong future, passing Issue 44 to provide the district an additional $48 million per year over the next five years.

November 04, 2016
Earning Their Stripes

On Tuesday, October 18, United Way partnered with the Cincinnati Bengals and the Marvin Lewis Community Fund for the annual Hometown Huddle project. This year’s project took place at Ryan Memorial Sports Complex in Westwood.

October 28, 2016
A Goal Achieved! A Community Improved!

Ted Torbeck announced the 2016 campaign result, announcing a projected final total of $62,115,000, to more than 650 energetic volunteers, donors, advocates, agency and community partners, and staff attending the finale luncheon at Duke Energy Convention Center.

October 25, 2016
United Way Campaign Enters Home Stretch

United Way of Greater Cincinnati's campaign has entered its final week to achieve a $62.1 million community goal to improve local lives like those of Debbie, Syann, Terence and Terrell.

October 21, 2016
United Way in Middletown Fights for All in Our Community

Local companies, organizations, schools, and individuals are helping United Way of Greater Cincinnati fight for the education, financial stability and health of every person in our community. In the Middletown area, that benefits agency partners including Shared Harvest Foodbank.

October 21, 2016
Area Banks, United Way Help Students Learn Power of Saving

In an effort to build financial literacy and help students pave the way to long-term success in achieving their dreams, volunteers from 13 area financial institutions led lessons on the importance of saving for more than 2,000 7th graders in 80 classrooms in 19 district schools.

October 13, 2016
Make Your Moment to Improve Local Lives

If you're looking to make your 'moment' this Fall, there's still time to give toward the $62.1 million community campaign goal to improve local lives.

October 13, 2016
Investing in a Strong Start and Strong Future for Our Children

United Way of Greater Cincinnati endorses both Issue 44 and Issue 53 as it is a vital opportunity to build the communities we want for ourselves, our neighbors and all of our children.

October 13, 2016
Programs to Boost Child Literacy Yield Great Results in Year 1

A local initiative to boost literacy among children ages zero to five has seen outstanding results in its first year. The merger of the Imagination Library and Reach Out and Read programs are both providing children with books and encouragement for reading.

September 19, 2016
Fighting for Every Person in Our Community

With your help, we will raise $62.1 million to fight for the health, education and financial stability for everyone in our community. Discover why PNC Bank’s Cheryl Rose proudly supports United Way.

September 19, 2016
Getting Shift Done

United Way is piloting The Shift—a three-month idea incubator and social innovation challenge—to shift efforts to support creativity, collaboration and change in our community.

September 15, 2016
Congrats to Fall 2016 BOLD Class

Board Orientation and Leadership Development (BOLD), Greater Cincinnati's most comprehensive board training program recently kicked off their Fall 2016 class with 30 participants. Congratulations to these great leaders in our community!

September 15, 2016
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Names Teresa Hoelle as New Vice President of Marketing

United Way of Greater Cincinnati has named Teresa Hoelle as its new vice president of marketing. She fills a strategic role for UWGC as a member of the executive leadership team and will lead the communications and marketing strategy for the 6th largest United Way in the U.S.

September 08, 2016
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Endorses CPS Levy, Selected to Oversee Preschool Expansion

United Way of Greater Cincinnati will help oversee a major expansion of affordable, quality preschool in Cincinnati if voters approve a 5-year, 7.93-mill levy request for Cincinnati Public Schools in November.