Recent News

November 02, 2020
MOIRA WEIR A FINALIST FOR C-SUITE AWARD

Moira Weir, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Cincinnati, is one of 41 finalists for the Business Courier’s 2020 C-Suite Awards.

October 26, 2020
Help us fill the gaps in early education

For more than 20 years, we’ve fought for systemic change in early childhood education. Passage of the Preschool Promise in 2016 was a giant step in that direction. We support its renewal on November 3.

October 19, 2020
Poll workers still needed

Our region needs thousands of volunteer poll workers on election day, November 3, 2020. Counties always struggle to recruit workers to run free and fair elections, but it is especially a problem during the pandemic.

October 19, 2020
"United Is the Way: A Story of Help, Hope and Healing"

In case you missed it, the "United Is the Way: A Story of Help, Hope and Healing" documentary featuring local residents whose lives were upended during the pandemic is available to view on our website. The documentary, produced by the Newsy unit of Scripps and sponsored by Procter and Gamble, recently aired twice on WCPO.

October 19, 2020
What can I do to help? / The Way Forward

I’ve heard it over and over during my first seven months at United Way of Greater Cincinnati: What can I do to help? This once-in-a-lifetime pandemic spurred a quest in many of us to do more for our neighbors and community.

October 16, 2020
VIRTUAL BUS TOURS EXPOSE PUBLIC TO UNITED WAY OF GREATER CINCINNATI’S WORK

Two pandemics – COVID-19 and historical inequity – emerged in Greater Cincinnati in 2020 and both are the subjects of a unique attempt by United Way of Greater Cincinnati to show the power of the organization’s work and how donor dollars make a difference.

October 13, 2020
New Documentary Airing this Week

Stories of COVID-19 will be on display in the documentary "United Is the Way: A Story of Help, Hope and Healing" airing at 7:30 p.m. Thursday on WCPO Channel 9.

October 07, 2020
Tax Volunteer Virtual Information Sessions

Attend a virtual info session to learn about the different types of volunteer roles and how you can help during the tax season.

October 06, 2020
Ride United Way's Virtual Bus Tour

The United Way Virtual Bus Tour is an interactive virtual tour visiting communities and organizations partnering with United Way to provide a strong nonprofit system of care for our region’s families.

October 02, 2020
21-Day Equity Challenge

The 21-Day Equity Challenge is a powerful opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect our lives and our community.

September 28, 2020
Virtual Product Drive

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing ongoing financial challenges for our community, the urgency for basic-need items continues to grow.

September 23, 2020
Donor Story: Harris and Alice Weston

Harris Weston enjoyed a successful career in Cincinnati and has always believed in supporting our community. He and his wife, Alice, were both passionate about United Way and our commitment to creating a community where everyone has an opportunity to thrive.

September 21, 2020
UNITED WAY IMPACT: SARAH'S STORY

Sometimes life is simply not fair. At six years old, Sarah Brown tragically lost her sister to cardiomyopathy – a heart condition – and less than three years later, her brother died from the same disease. Only few years later, in 2002, her mother died in a car accident.

September 21, 2020
UNITED WAY IMPACT: AMANDA'S STORY

Imagine being a married homeowner with small children and a steady job in customer service. Life seems very stable, almost routine. But after a divorce and job loss leaves you unable to pay rent, simple things are needed to survive and it’s not always easy to be an advocate for yourself and your family.