Recent News

January 27, 2016
Innovation and Partnerships Hallmark of United Way's 100 Years

United Way’s 100 year history is rife with the spirit of innovating to meet challenges facing our community. The common thread between our history and the future: a core belief that the status quo is never good enough.

January 27, 2016
Two Northern Kentucky School Districs Show Big Improvement in Kindergarten Readiness

Kentucky recently released their statewide kindergarten readiness scores, and the Northern Kentucky region's scores continue to be slightly above the state level, with two districts having shown especially strong improvements within the past year.

December 28, 2015
VITA Volunteers Get Ready for 2016 Tax Season

United Way tax volunteer Susan Robinson gives a firsthand account of how she's helped local families file their taxes and receive the hard earned credits they deserve.

December 08, 2015
Accelerating the Pace of Progress

The final public event of United Way’s Centennial Year put the spotlight squarely on the future, with announcement of multiple grants designed to accelerate the pace of progress in achieving Bold Goals for Our Region.

November 25, 2015
A Showcase of Innovation

Studio C, a collaboration between United Way and Design Impact, equips local community groups and nonprofits with innovation skills and tools. The 2015 program year culminated with a project showcase where eight groups shared their solutions and the stories behind them.

November 25, 2015
Every Child Succeeds Puts Family on the Path to Success

Every Child Succeeds helps parents create a nurturing healthy environment for their children through home visits. Hear one mother's story about how ECS put her and her family on the path to success!

November 25, 2015
Help Make a Wish Come True this Giving Tuesday

Join The Enquirer and United Way of Greater Cincinnati this #GivingTuesday to help make a family's wish come true.

November 05, 2015
Felicity-Franklin Volunteer Receives United Way Education Leadership Award

The Clement L. Buenger Award for Leadership in Education honors a member of our community who is strongly committed to ensuring all children and youth succeed academically. This year's award was presented to Felicity resident Tracy Foley for her work with Felicity-Franklin Schools.

October 28, 2015
United Way Reaches $62 Million Goal

United Way campaign chair Kevin T. Kabat, vice chairman and CEO, Fifth Third Bancorp announced a campaign result of $63,000,053. United Way of Greater Cincinnati invests the money raised from the annual campaign in more than 280 programs, initiatives and community change efforts.

October 22, 2015
Building Kids’ Personal Libraries to Boost Literacy, Improve Kindergarten Readiness

Through the Imagination Library and Reach Out and Read, more parents will be empowered and supported in building the reading habit with their children at home. With a book a month by mail from birth through age five, more area kids will be on the path to future school success.

October 21, 2015
Accelerator Fund Investments Yields Preschool Results

The Rainbow Child Care Center in Alexandria, Kentucky became the first to achieve Kentucky’s 3-STAR quality rating as a direct result of United Way Accelerator Fund investments.

October 21, 2015
Undefeated Bengals Take Time to Give Back

Cincinnati Bengals players and community volunteers gathered together to build a playground for Taft Elementary School for the annual NFL (Marvin Lewis Community Fund) and United Way project, Hometown Huddle.

September 29, 2015
Seven Companies Participating in "Step Up, Cincinnati" Walking Challenge to Benefit United Way

Seven Greater Cincinnati companies have pledged $10,000 a piece to compete in a walking challenge to benefit United Way’s Collective Impact on Heath initiative.

September 16, 2015
Area Banks, United Way Join Forces to Help Students Learn Power of Saving

300 local volunteers from 11 area banks helped more than 4,000 7th and 8th graders learn how to save for their futures.

September 04, 2015
Years of Regional Collaboration Pay Off -- $1.7M Coming to Greater Cincinnati to Fight Poverty

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation awarded United Way of Greater Cincinnati and Brighton Center $850,000 each to fund projects to fight generational poverty in Greater Cincinnati.