Recent News

May 19, 2020
Moira's Message: Meet the New Team

Welcome to the job, my new leadership team! I am extremely proud to be supported by a fantastic group of people thrust into an intense situation. This is a perfect time to learn how important United Way of Greater Cincinnati is to the community and to fulfill a promise we intend to keep – that we will be relevant and make a true difference. They have all performed exceptionally well under pressure.

May 19, 2020
COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Supported 22 NKY Nonprofits in Coronavirus Crisis

Twenty-two Northern Kentucky nonprofits have received more than $600,000 so far from the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund to support families and individuals who are suffering from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

May 19, 2020
United4Cincy Virtual Telethon Raises Nearly $10k for COVID-19 Relief

United for Cincy, a three-hour community telethon, aired live Friday, May 1, and raised nearly $10K for COVID-19 relief in Greater Cincinnati. Funds raised from this event will provide direct support to food assistance applicants as well as assist local social services agencies with urgent needs to stabilize the community.

May 12, 2020
Long-term Response, Recovery and Revitalization Effort

COVID-19 changed the world and created a sense of urgency at the United Way. We no longer play by the same playbook.

April 24, 2020
Learning Grove Provides Childcare Facilities for Emergency Personnel

Just ninety days after Cincinnati Early Learning Centers and Children, Inc. merged to form Learning Grove, COVID-19 swept through our country and changed how we serve children and families in our community.

April 23, 2020
United Way of Greater Cincinnati joins with P&G and Brain Brew Whiskey to deliver masks, sanitizer to frontline social service agencies

Procter & Gamble is donating nearly 100,000 non-surgical grade masks and thousands of bottles of sanitizer to Greater Cincinnati social service agencies, teaming with Brain Brew Whiskey of Newtown and United Way of Greater Cincinnati for quick distribution.

April 21, 2020
Moira's Message: Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Thank you to Ellen Katz and our friends at the Greater Cincinnati Foundation for our partnership on the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, which resulted in millions of dollars in immediate relief to Greater Cincinnati families. Harnessing the power of our organizations produced powerful results. You answered the call, and it made an immediate difference.

April 21, 2020
JEWEL, TRAIN, CARLY PEARCE, ONEREPUBLIC, BRONSON ARROYO AND OTHERS SIGN ON TO “UNITED FOR CINCY” VIRTUAL TELETHON

National acts with local ties have signed on to support United for Cincy, a community telethon to benefit United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s COVID-19 relief efforts on May 1, 7-10 p.m.

April 21, 2020
Ameritas “You’re not Alone” Campaign for Seniors

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is proud to be a non-profit partner of the “You’re not Alone” campaign supported by Ameritas. The campaign drives awareness and support to senior citizen communities during COVID-19.

April 20, 2020
National Volunteer Week

April 19-25 is National Volunteer Week, and we’d like to take a moment to say Thank You to volunteers for lending their time and talent to help create the kind of community we all want, with the kind of opportunities we all need.

April 14, 2020
Community Support Provides Relief for Homeless Families in Clermont County

For organizations like Clermont County Community Services, your support of the COVID-19 Regional Relief Fund did more than just fund a shift in operations, it represented an opportunity to keep families safe and healthy for the duration of this crisis.

April 13, 2020
7,500 Emergency Food Boxes Delivered to Seniors in Need

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Council on Aging is working to ensure the health and safety of their clients, as well as meet the needs of individuals who have never before needed assistance.

April 10, 2020
Service Quickly Shifts Focus from Poverty Reduction to Basic Needs Support

When COVID-19 hit, the pandemic forced Santa Maria to urgently shift from helping people out of poverty to helping them survive a very difficult economic crisis.

April 09, 2020
Shared Harvest Foodbank Experiences Doubled Need Due to COVID-19

In March 2020, Shared Harvest Foodbank more than doubled the amount of food it distributed compared to 2019.

April 08, 2020
Brighton Center Sees 300 Percent Increase in Families Requesting Help During COVID-19 Pandemic

Brighton Center staff has seen approximately a 300 percent increase in number of families requesting help since the crisis began and the organization spent $10k more than normal during week two of the crisis to purchase food just to meet the demand.