Recent News

February 11, 2020
First Cincinnati-based National Day of Racial Healing Event Attracts Sold Out Crowd

The first Cincinnati-based community-wide, National Day of Racial Healing event on Tuesday, January 21, was a powerful and informative event.

February 11, 2020
17 Years of Helping the Community: UWGC Celebrates 211 Day

Every day, millions of people across the country face complex challenges in their lives. And fortunately, 211 is there—providing expert, caring help in real time.

January 29, 2020

Following a nationwide search, United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Executive Board of Directors has named Moira Weir, a seasoned non-profit professional with extensive service to the community, as the organization’s next President and CEO. Weir currently leads Hamilton County Job and Family Services (JFS) -- an organization that helps hundreds of thousands of Hamilton County families and children each year. She will assume her new role on March 23.

January 17, 2020
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on January 20th is reserved as a national day of service to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of this courageous civil rights leader. United Way encourages you to make this a “day on” and participate in one or more of the service opportunities and celebrations taking place around the city.

January 13, 2020
New Year, New Milestone in Annual United Way Fundraising Campaign

Dozens of donors raised their commitments to the annual campaign in the final days of 2019 to take contributions to the $50 million mark, reversing a three-year decline and ensuring full funding for all initiatives and agencies.

January 13, 2020
United Way Spotlight: 211 Connect

Carman Lake is one of thousands who have turned to United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 211 helpline for assistance in a time of need. This is her story.

January 13, 2020
You + Teens = Financial Literacy

Unite for Teen Financial Literacy Day on February 4! We need 150 volunteers with financial service experience to teach a version of Junior Achievement’s financial literacy curriculum to 7th graders at Cincinnati Public Schools.

December 16, 2019
Prosperity for All

In 2018, United Way of Greater Cincinnati awarded a $212,000 grant to Easterseals' Prosperity for All program, which is dedicated to addressing the individual needs of families working their way out of poverty. Members of the program like Latasha and Anthony recent shared their stories and explained how the program not only removed barriers, but helped them with valuable life skills so they can accomplish their goals.

December 06, 2019
Giving Tuesday Recap

On Giving Tuesday, United Way of Greater Cincinnati launched RideUnited to raise funds and awareness around the lack of reliable transportation in our region. RideUnited, presented locally by TriHealth, leverages the strengths of the United Way 211 network to address unmet critical transportation needs. In addition to launching RideUnited, we celebrated Giving Tuesday at Taft’s Brewpourium, where volunteers assembled more than 200 Family Assistance kits.

November 22, 2019
United Way Announces Campaign Milestone

In November United Way of Greater Cincinnati announced a major milestone in its annual community fundraising campaign. “Thanks to the generosity of the community, we will maintain funding for all agencies and initiatives and there will be no further cuts in services,” said Archie Brown, CEO of First Financial Bank and Chair of this year’s annual United Way campaign.

November 19, 2019
3rd annual P&G Give Back Days

3rd annual P&G Give Back Days showcase employee talent and commitment to strengthening our community through volunteerism.

October 31, 2019
Advocate | Please Vote Next Tuesday, November 5

United Way of Greater Cincinnati monitors and engages in public policy issues that improve opportunities for financial stability, especially for people living in poverty. We advocate for the effective delivery of human services that improve the lives of people in need in our region. Don’t forget to vote in this election! The United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s board of directors endorsed and supports these three upcoming ballot measures in Hamilton County.

October 15, 2019

The United Way of Greater Cincinnati today announced that David Taylor, P&G’s Chairman and CEO, will be Chair of United Way’s 2020 Community Fundraising Campaign.