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Law Enforcement and Schools Address Childhood Poverty and Neglect in Our Community

December 10, 2018  //  United Way

Lincoln and Lancaster County are not immune to childhood poverty and neglect issues. While our city’s unemployment rate is lower than nearly any other place in the country, employment as a baseline doesn’t necessarily keep one’s family out of poverty. In fact, more than half of Lincoln’s impoverished adults are employed. That number affects not… Read the Full Story »

Holiday food and gift donation programs

October 30, 2018  //  United Way

The following local sites are offering food and gift donation programs: Many places require pre-registration as well as proof of income eligibility. Please call the specific agency for more information. BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF LINCOLN/LANCASTER COUNTY 855 S. 8th Street 402-477-4133 Services: •        Volunteers needed for gift wrapping and food distribution CEDARS YOUTH SERVICES… Read the Full Story »

On your mark, get set, go…toward a $7 million goal

September 20, 2018  //  United Way

LINCOLN, NEBR—Sponsored by Ameritas, the September kickoff breakfast of the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County/Community Health Charities year-long campaign to raise $7 million for 64 community agencies had all the earmarks of a marathon—sprinters who shot out of the starting gate and countless others who will work hard for a big finish. “We… Read the Full Story »

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