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Moira's Message: The Power of Listening

CINCINNATI, Ohio (November 8, 2021) — Dear United Way friends, Too many times in my career, I watched families and children suffer from no one listening to them. A child custody case where no one…

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…

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Project Lift Helps Mother of two "Get Over a Hurdle"

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Despite working full-time to support herself and her two young children, Tanika Newell had fallen behind on her electric bills. She worried about having no heat in winter. The St…

United Way of Greater Cincinnati's Moira Weir

Moira's Message: Flipping the Process

CINCINNATI, Ohio (November 1, 2021) —  Dear United Way friends, From my start at United Way, I believed deeply that increasing our impact depended on listening more intentionally to the community…


Moira's Message: $1M Invested In Black Empowerment Works

Dear United Way friends, As we work toward the economic well-being of all people in our region, United Way of Greater Cincinnati will look at everything through the lens of equity, understanding…

UWGC's Black Empowerment Works returns.

Moira's Message: Black Empowerment Works Grants Return

Dear United Way friends, Our Black Empowerment Works grant program (BEW) is returning for a second year and we need YOU to make it successful. Black Empowerment Works promotes Black self…

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