Recent News

June 10, 2019
L. Ross Love Scholarship Breakfast & Reflection

Every year, the L. Ross Love Scholarship Fund assists African American students graduating from Cincinnati Public Schools who are enrolled in a four-year degree accredited university or college. The scholarship committee selects students who demonstrate leadership potential, initiative, passion and motivation

April 30, 2019
Congressman Brad Wenstrup Visits Our Eastern Area

We want to thank Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R, OH) for spending time with us recently at Clermont County Library to discuss the importance of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Permanence Act.

April 30, 2019
Momentum Building

Spring is my favorite season. It's a time full of hope, renewal, and growth. What a great reminder of how beautiful change can be. Here at United Way, momentum is building every day. Here are five signs of hope:

April 25, 2019
United Way of Greater Cincinnati Strengthening Vision on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

How might United Way increase its investment in community-based, Black-Led ideas by 2019? United Way is launching the first concept from the study - a new program called "Champions of Change".

March 06, 2019
United Way Designates Board Leadership Programs to Local Non Profits

At United Way, we believe strongly in connecting solid leaders to opportunities to serve on boards of directors of our local non-profit organizations. For many years, United Way offered this opportunity through BOLD — Board Orientation & Leadership Development. A more recent initiative, BoardBank was launched by United Way and a number of community partners in late 2017.

February 11, 2019
Progress on Our Path Forward

I’ve spent much of the past few months listening to our donors, corporate partners, agencies, and community leaders. Despite coming from diverse perspectives, every person has shared one common message: our community needs United Way.

February 11, 2019
A Wish Come True

Bryce Foster is a 23 year old mother in our community who, up until last year, was working a job in retail and caring for her daughter, Kaysen. The family’s dynamic changed drastically when Kaysen was diagnosed with a genetic disorder that led to significant health challenges, including developmental delays and seizures.

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.