Recent News

May 07, 2018
Our Next President and CEO

Following a six-month nationwide search, United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Board of Directors has chosen Michael Johnson, now president & CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Dane County in Madison, Wisconsin, as its next president & CEO. He will take the role July 9.

April 30, 2018
United Way Announces Newest Class of Future Nonprofit Volunteer Leaders

United Way’s Board Orientation and Leadership Development (BOLD) program, Greater Cincinnati's most comprehensive board training program, is expanding to train even more local professionals for service on nonprofit boards across the region.

April 20, 2018
Born Learning Turns Everyday Moments into Learning Opportunities

The United Way Born Learning Academy is one way schools and families can connect long before their child is enrolled in school. Academies use the best of proven tips, tools and resources to help families take a more active role in preparing their children for kindergarten.

April 20, 2018
LINC Career Madness Helps Prepare the Next Generation

At United Way LINC's Career Madness event on March 22, Young Professional volunteers shared college and career tips with local high school students from United Way agency partner GRAD Cincinnati.

April 18, 2018
Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

United Way Success By 6 ® has a single community imperative: Kindergarten readiness is the most important priority for individual and collective school success and the community's long-term economic health. Here are some indicators to see if your child is kindergarten ready.

April 05, 2018
Five Ways 2-1-1 Can Make Your Life Easier

Whether you’re searching for information, or a resource for someone in the community, chances are that dialing 2-1-1 can solve your problem for free. Here are five ways 2-1-1 can make your life easier.

April 03, 2018
United Way's Stephanie Byrd to Lead Organization's Partner Red Cross

Stephanie W. Byrd, United Way’s senior vice president of early learning strategies, is taking her passion for helping others to United Way’s major campaign partner, the Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region of the American Red Cross.

March 23, 2018
Putting Families at the Center of Our Work

More than 300 people recently came together for United Way’s Family-Centered Learning Launch — a day of learning with our partners as we work together to create long-term solutions and system changes across the region for families in poverty.

March 23, 2018
Meet Our 2018 Leaders and Legends Award Honorees

On Friday, April 27 we will honor and celebrate incredible people throughout our region at our Leaders and Legends luncheon. These outstanding volunteers are committed to United Way's vision of creating a community where everyone has an opportunity to thrive.

March 23, 2018
United Way Partners with University of Cincinnati Students for Greek Week

From April 2-5, University of Cincinnati Greek students will participate in its annual Greek Week competition. Each year, Greek chapters rally together to raise money for a philanthropic cause. This year, every dollar goes to United Way of Greater Cincinnati.

March 23, 2018
Gary and Kim Heiman to Co-Chair 2018 Community Campaign

Together they run the largest global vertical manufacturer and distributor of institutional and consumer textiles and apparel in the world. This year, Gary and Kim Heiman, Cincinnati’s dynamic husband and wife duo, are teaming up to lead United Way’s annual community campaign as the 2018 volunteer co-chairs.

March 23, 2018
American Red Cross Leads Local Flood Recovery Effort

In late February, Greater Cincinnati was impacted by severe flooding in the region. Major United Way partners the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the American Red Cross went above and beyond to help those in our community affected by flooding.

March 09, 2018
Five Reasons Volunteering During Spring Break Makes You a Great Hire

For college and high school students interested in making a difference in their community and developing skills that will be useful in their professional lives, ‘Alternative Breaks’ are a perfect fit.

February 21, 2018
File Your Taxes For Free Online with MyFreeTaxes

Tax season can be stressful for just about all of us – but United Way of Greater Cincinnati is here to help. We’ve been working with employers in our region to offer MyFreeTaxes as a benefit to its employees.

February 21, 2018
Building Communities Through Entrepreneurship

MORTAR is a new United Way agency partner for 2018, and one of eight new partners that is black-owned and operated, part of a strategy to be inclusive and create more space for equity in our community.