Recent News

May 10, 2016
Kicking for a Cause

FC Cincinnati, Cincinnati’s newest professional sports team of the United Soccer League, has partnered with United Way of Greater Cincinnati to give back a portion of the proceeds when fans purchase tickets and use the promo code LIVEUNITED16.

May 10, 2016
Startup Weekend and United Way Make Unique Partnership

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is partnered with Cincinnati Startup Weekend for their May 20-22 Social Edition event. The partnership may make more sense than what initially meets the eye.

April 22, 2016
Community Book Drive Collects Nearly 4000 Books for Local Students

United Way of Greater Cincinnati partnered with Adopt A Book to collect and sort nearly 4,000 books to encourage literacy at the Community Book Drive. The books were distributed to numerous schools and programs around Greater Cincinnati!

April 22, 2016
United Way Early Childhood Partners Recognized for Building Quality

While United Way Success By 6 ® and it’s partners are often in the news tied to Preschool Promise and Pre-K Works, dozens of direct service providers are working every day to increase overall system quality. Two partners are celebrating achievements that impact the lives of the children and families they serve.

April 22, 2016
Honoring the Spirit of Voluntarism

The caring and compassion of outstanding volunteers improve lives and foster the spirit of voluntarism. They demonstrate every day what it means to Live United – bringing their passion, expertise and resources to get things done!

April 22, 2016
Educational Enthusiasm STEMming From the Third Dimension

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is constantly looking for new and innovative methods of advancing the common good and improving lives in our region. United Way volunteers recently completed the innovative 3D Printer Club pilot with students from South Avondale Elementary.

April 04, 2016
A Legacy of Philanthropy and Volunteer Service in Greater Cincinnati

Tom & Mary Ellen Cody were honored as the recipients of the 2015-16 Tocqueville Society Award—given to recognize the recipients’ philanthropy and legacy of volunteer service to the Greater Cincinnati community.

April 04, 2016
Ted Torbeck to Chair 2016 United Way Campaign

Cincinnati native Ted Torbeck, president and CEO of Cincinnati Bell, will chair United Way of Greater Cincinnati's 2016 fundraising campaign.

March 29, 2016
Parent Resource Center Builds Community Among Middletown Parents

A new United Way partner agency, the Community Building Institute’s Parent Resource Center initially opened in 2010 through the Place Matters initiative. The Center was created in response to the concern that Middletown's Douglas Park parents lacked access to quality early childcare, a myriad of parenting skills, and a connection to resources.

March 14, 2016
Oh, the Places She's Going

The annual L. Ross Love Memorial Scholarship Fund awards highly motivated African-American high school seniors with college scholarships to explore career paths in business, marketing and communication. We catch up with past winner, Jameeda Rucker.

March 03, 2016
Changing the Trajectory For Our Children

In late 2015, community leaders joined together to begin developing a game plan to tackle child poverty head on. The Child Poverty Collaborative, convened and managed by United Way, envisions a community where no child grows up in poverty.

March 03, 2016
TEAM FAFSA Pilot Assists Local Students

United Way of Greater Cincinnati and multiple community partners have launched a pilot project to help low-income families--TEAM-FAFSA. It’s designed to help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a critical step in making post-secondary education a reality for low-income and first generation students.

March 03, 2016
Eastern Area Says 'Thank You' to Volunteers

United Way of Greater Cincinnati – Eastern Area recently held their second annual Thank You Luncheon to recognize companies and volunteers for their efforts during 2015.

February 05, 2016 - Nathan Garbig
New Year's Resolution - Check-in Time.

We are already a month into 2016, and you may still be indecisive on choosing your perfect resolution for the year. United Way of Greater Cincinnati gives you three different ways you can help your community this year.

January 29, 2016
Great Achievements for Our Community in 2015

Take a look at some of the incredible accomplishments that have been achieved over the past year thanks to our collective efforts to improve the education, income and health of our community!