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Andreah McAdams, Project Lift participant

After Temporary Loss of Income, a Mother Finds Support From Project Lift

CINCINNATI, Ohio (November 29, 2021) — Andreah McAdams was at a point in life where she was hitting her stride.  The single mother of three was working full-time at a child care center. “I didn’t…


Moira's Message: One of 1,100 families helped

Dear United Way friends, Thousands of local working families struggle with income stability. Systemic inequities and other barriers beyond their control leave them with shaky foundations, one car…


Help More Families Thrive. Give Today.

For many hardworking families, complex barriers prevent them from building a solid financial foundation. They know exactly what will make their lives better, they just need someone they trust to…

Watch Aswana Laskey's inspiring story how Project Lift help her overcome her worst fears and set her on the path to financial stability.

Project Lift Aided Mother and Her Teens During Trying Times

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Aswana Laskey’s family was among the millions plunged into financial distress by COVID-19. In her case, though, the pandemic was but the latest in a series of devastating…


Moira's Message: The collective power of agency partners & United Way

CINCINNATI, OHIO (Sept. 21, 2021) — Dear United Way friends,  There is one thing I know with great certainty—when families work towards economic well-being, they know what they need to achieve it…

Ivy Technical College's New Food Pantry

Ivy Tech Creates New Food Pantry Thanks to United Way Grant

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. — After they’ve paid for tuition and books, many college students struggle to afford food or to meet other basic needs. But students at Ivy Tech Community College’s Lawrenceburg…

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