Recent News

August 24, 2016
United Way Announces $62.1 Million Goal for 2016 Campaign

United Way campaign chair Ted Torbeck announced a goal of $62.1 million to continue progress toward achieving the Bold Goals for Our Region, and helping move children and their families out of poverty.

August 17, 2016
What is the big idea in Dearborn County

United Way of Greater Cincinnati – Dearborn and Ohio Counties and the Community Building Institute have begun working collaboratively with key leaders to get the pulse of the community and identify the most important issues facing Dearborn County in order to more effectively lead the work going forward.

August 17, 2016
Kicking Off the 2016 Community Campaign

Spend your lunch break with United Way on August 24. Join us for the kickoff of United Way’s 2016 community campaign from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Fountain Square in Downtown Cincinnati.

August 16, 2016
United Way Hosting Book Drive Prior to August 24 FC Cincinnati Game

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is FC Cincinnati’s “Community Partner of the Game” for their Wednesday, August 24, match against the Rochester Rhinos, and will be hosting a book drive for fans as they enter the stadium.

July 29, 2016
Longtime Marketing VP Aquino Retiring from United Way

Carol Aquino is retiring July 31 as vice president of marketing at United Way of Greater Cincinnati after 45 years with United Way, the last 36 in Cincinnati.

July 29, 2016
Stepping Up to the Plate

United Way and Gen-H have teamed up for the second annual Step Challenge to benefit Greater Cincinnati's new regional health agenda. Why should your company participate? It's a win-win!

July 29, 2016
Inside the Lab: Prototyping and Storytelling

Now in its third year, Studio C employs the design thinking method of problem solving -- which puts the people the organization is ultimately trying to help in the center of the solutions. We went “Inside the Lab” to witness Studio C participants during the final phases of the design thinking process --prototyping and storytelling.

July 28, 2016
United Way and Partners Pilot Born Learning Communities to Help Families in Covington, KY

With the help of a grant from United Way Worldwide, United Way Success By 6® has developed and executed a pilot project, Born Learning Communities, which targets families with young children in their natural community.

July 28, 2016
Young Leaders Emerging in the Community

What opportunities, both personal and professional, are local young professionals looking for? How can United Way help them engage with our community? United Way volunteer Eddie Ericson sheds some light!

June 30, 2016
Middletown Office Moves to New Home, Donates to City

United Way of Greater Cincinnati's Middletown office recently celebrated a move from downtown to the East End, and also donated $25,000 to the City of Middletown!

June 30, 2016
Making Health a Value We Share

As United Way took stock of progress toward achievement of the Bold Goals for Our Region and moved to accelerate the pace of that change, it was clear that while the education and income goals were showing progress, health remained largely flat. It was time for a new approach.

June 30, 2016
A Community United

Approximately 700 people from all different backgrounds gathered for nearly four hours at the Child Poverty Collaborative's Community Summit to share thoughts, ideas and opinions on what needs to be done to eliminate Greater Cincinnati’s high child poverty rate.

May 27, 2016
United Way and Partners Help Local Families Save Over $23 Million

More than $23 million in tax refunds were returned to local families, thanks to the Regional Volunteer Tax Assistance Collaborative, which includes United Way, the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, the Ohio Benefit Bank, and the Internal Revenue Service,.

May 27, 2016
United Way Day of Action to Promote Reading and Kindergarten Readiness

United Way Day of Action is an invitation to LIVE UNITED and take action to promote early grade reading and kindergarten readiness - join the fun!

May 12, 2016
Congrats to Spring 2016 BOLD Class

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