Mark your calendars for the 13th Annual United Way Women in Philanthropy Helping Hands Auction at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel. Proceeds will provide diapers and winter clothing for children and families in our community and will also benefit Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska to help parents,… Read the Full Story »
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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. Big Brothers Big Sisters Lincoln 6201 Havelock Ave 402-464-2227 x204 Giving Tree Located at all Russ’s & Super Saver B&R grocery stores in Lincoln –… Read the Full Story »
Building a better community is as simple as ordering takeout or hitting the sales rack. Starting on Small Business Saturday, November 30, these generous businesses will donate a portion of their sales to the United Way/CHAD Campaign. Participating Restaurant Locations: Chick-fil-A is participating on Saturday, November 30 from 12 – 1:00 p.m. Dino’s is… Read the Full Story »
Through the partnership of United Way Worldwide and Scholastic, United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County has been selected to receive nearly 4,000 books to further support ongoing literacy efforts in the Lincoln community. Nearly 3,000 of these books will be distributed to United Way funded partners in the Lincoln and Lancaster County community by… Read the Full Story »
The United Way Fund Distribution Applicant Training and Workshop will be held at Lutheran Family Services, 2301 O St., Lincoln, NE on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Ashley Hollins at 402-441-7162 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please click here.
August 30, 2019 United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County is launching a new initiative to address chronic absenteeism for youth in the Lincoln community. Through its Stable. Strong. Successful. initiative, United Way will work closely with Lincoln Public Schools, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation and our funded partners. “It’s easy to understand that a… Read the Full Story »
New this year is our Leadership Registry micro-site. Instead of printing the Leadership Giving registry, with the support of redthread, our advertising agency, we modernized our approach to recognizing our leadership donors. Please click here to visit our new Leadership Registry site!
Join the National Association of Letter Carriers(NALC) Branch 8 for the LARGEST food drive in the nation! The NALC Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is this Saturday, May 11th! Leave a bag of non-perishable food donations next to your mailbox or at a local post office, and mail carriers and volunteers will deliver the goods… Read the Full Story »
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 »
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 »