Recent News

February 08, 2019
Remembering Those We've Lost

United Way of Greater Cincinnati would like to pay respects to the memories of the following longtime volunteers and friends of the organization who passed away recently:

January 17, 2019
Longtime United Way Donor Designates Million Dollar Gift To Greater Cincinnati Community

United Way of Greater Cincinnati received a donation of 1 million dollars from former Cincinnati resident, board member, and corporate executive Dave Walker and his wife, Debbie.

January 10, 2019
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Equity and Inclusion RFP Announcement

United Way is investing in the work that must be done to be more inclusive and equitable, across race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Learn more about our Equity and Inclusion RFP process to engage in a series of projects that will provide a holistic evaluation of our organization

December 20, 2018
32 Years of Granting Holiday Wishes

For 32 years, United Way and the Cincinnati Enquirer have partnered together on the Wish List to help families during the holiday season. Learn about Kim Yocum, Abdul Shakir Al-Iateef, Martaisha Thomas and others and how you can help make a wish come true for them this holiday season.

December 17, 2018
United Way Agency Partners

In October when we discovered that we would hit a campaign shortfall we notified our partner agencies that they should expect reductions in allocations, up to 20 percent. All of our 130+ agency partners were sent a letter today confirming their decreased allocation numbers. As routine we post these allocation numbers here for community transparency.

November 30, 2018
2nd Annual P&G Give Back Days Provide Important Opportunity for Community Engagement

For the 2nd year in a row, P&G employees donated their time and energy to our community in a number of ways in partnership with United Way. P&G Give Back Days are an incredible resource available to P&G staff that provide opportunities to serve the community in a meaningful way.

November 16, 2018
Recognizing Our Supporters

At a special event for our supporters Wednesday, Nov. 14, we recognized our good, giving community. The event served as a huge milestone for the 2018 community campaign. Interim CEO Ross Meyer announced our campaign so far is projected to raise $50.3 million. Companies and organizations were also recognized for their outstanding efforts.

November 09, 2018
Our Central Purpose

“We can not only get through this, but we can emerge stronger than ever." Interim CEO Ross Meyer addresses the recent leadership changes at United Way and our united path forward. Read his commitment to the community.

November 09, 2018
A Surprise Gift to Dearborn County

If you do good work, people will notice. That's what Karen Snyder, director of United Way’s Southeastern Indiana area office, learned this recently when she received an unexpected letter.

November 02, 2018
Our United Path Forward

United Way commits to working with others in the community to address issues of equity and inclusion. We promise to look inward as well as outward.This community must heal. And we're dedicated to playing a significant role in that journey.

October 24, 2018
Meet Our New Chief Development Officer

United Way of Greater Cincinnati has named Holly End as its new senior vice president / chief development officer. She will fill a strategic role for the organization as a member of the executive leadership team and will lead the fundraising efforts for one of the top ten United Ways in the U.S.

September 27, 2018
Partnering to Make a Difference for Families

Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health is part of United Way's family-centered network of partners working together to create new and innovative solutions to help children and families on a path out of poverty. Learn about the new partnerships they've created to better serve families.

September 27, 2018
Sharing Their Passion

Their belief in giving back goes back decades — fueled greatly by their family’s escape from Nazi Germany. This year’s campaign co-chairs, Kim & Gary Heiman of Standard Textile, talk about the very personal reason they’re committed to our community.

August 30, 2018
Working Together to Meet the Aspirations of Families

In early 2018, United Way and 98 of its partner agencies began taking a family-centered approach to focus on deeper understanding of families to connect and understand their experiences and learn where improvements can be made in specific services. Learn about the early results.

August 29, 2018
Uniting Communities. Changing Lives.

From August 16 - 25, United Way, along with new president and CEO Michael Johnson, launched Community United, a 10-stop tour aimed at raising awareness of poverty's impact on our region.