Recent News

April 07, 2020
Phone Supports Becomes a Critical Intervention and Prevention Tool During COVID-19 Crisis

Governor DeWine’s “Stay at Home” order has been the new normal for many Ohioans but for those who experience violence inside their home, it has proven to be a significantly harder challenge.

April 06, 2020
40 Single Mothers and Their Children Move to Safe Shelter During Coronavirus Pandemic

Thanks to the generous support of this community, the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund was able to provide safe shelter to forty single mothers and their children during this time of crisis.

March 26, 2020
COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Distributes $1 million to Nonprofits Providing Crisis Relief

One week after its launch, the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund has distributed $1 million directly to two dozen organizations serving our region’s most vulnerable individuals and families affected by COVID-19, specifically in immediate need of food, shelter, childcare and senior services.

March 24, 2020
COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Activated to Respond to Urgent Needs in Our Community

In response to the rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) and United Way of Greater Cincinnati, in partnership with Procter & Gamble, bi3, Fifth Third Foundation, The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation and The Scripps Howard Foundation, have activated a cross-sector regional response to quickly address the critical needs of our community.

March 24, 2020 - Movers and Makers
Local foundations, businesses create COVID-19 response fund

United Way President/CEO Moira Weir talks about the COVID-19 crisis and United Way's region-wide response, recovery and revitalization effort.

March 23, 2020 - Cincinnati Business Courier
MY VIEW: United Way was built for the work that Cincinnati needs now

United Way President/CEO Moira Weir talks about her first week on the job amidst the COVID-19 crisis and details why United Way is the perfect agency to organize a region-wide response, recovery and revitalization effort.

March 18, 2020 - WCPO
Positively Cincinnati: COVID-19 Regional Response Fund to help people hurt financially by pandemic

WCPO reporter Lucy May spent extensive time talking with United Way President/CEO Moira Weir about becoming the first woman to lead UWGC and discussing with others why she is the right person for the job – especially during a crisis like COVID-19.

March 15, 2020
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Contributing $500,000 to COVID-19 Relief

United Way of Greater Cincinnati offered relief and assistance to its partner agencies Friday and will donate $500,000 to an emergency community fund to help the Greater Cincinnati area cope with COVID-19 fallout.

February 28, 2020
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Encourages You to Vote Yes on Issue 7

On March 17, 2020, Hamilton County voters are encouraged to vote “Yes” for much-needed improvements to our roads and bus system.

February 24, 2020
New program funds Black-led ideas around addressing poverty

Beginning today, community members who have ideas, programs and projects addressing poverty in greater Cincinnati can apply to receive funding and other resources to do their work.