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Project Lift

UWGC Beneficiaries: Helping the community when the need is greatest.

Moira's Message: Helping When the Need is Greatest

Dear United Way friends,As I have mentioned before, one of the things I am most proud of after a year on the job is how quickly we established partnerships to meet community needs. One of those…

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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How Project Lift rescued Tierra Harris and her family from disaster

Tierra Harris works seven days a week as a home-care aide. Her clients include a woman she has assisted for three years. “She looks at me like a daughter,” Harris says. “I’ve always loved to help…

Kim Chenault is a beneficiary of Project Lift

Dream Becomes Reality with the Help of Project Lift

CINCINNATI, Ohio (July 9, 2021) - Kim Chenault, 41, was getting by. She worked as a licensed practical nurse, making rent payments on a Cincinnati-area apartment and supporting her family, including…

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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…

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