United Way News

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 »

Director of Administration position available

October 17, 2018  //  United Way

As a small team-based organization, United Way employees are expected to work in a flexible environment. Achieving the organization’s goals is the responsibility of every employee. To this point, employees must possess the ability to manage multiple tasks that impact various areas of the organization. In addition, all employees interface daily with donors and volunteers…. Read the Full Story »

Marketing Intern position available

September 25, 2018  //  United Way

Title:                 Marketing Intern (non-exempt position) Reports to:        Director of Marketing and Special Events As a small team-based organization, United Way employees are expected to work in a flexible environment. Achieving the organization’s goals is the responsibility of every employee. All employees must possess the ability to manage multiple tasks that impact various areas of the… 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 »

800 Wing-Eaters Support United Way

July 23, 2018  //  United Way

If there were ever doubts about how much folks around here like wings, it was easily put to rest on Saturday June 30 when Lincoln’s Railyard filled with happy wing-eaters, there to support United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County. With wet wipes at the ready, nearly 800 ticket holders donned lanyards that gave them… Read the Full Story »

It Takes a Community to Raise a City

July 17, 2018  //  United Way

Lancaster County’s rate of child abuse and neglect investigations varies from year to year. Overall: the outlook is positive. Per capita rates of incidents of reported neglect have decreased by 17% since the rates hit highs in 2011,  while efforts, outreach and visibility on the issue have dramatically improved. How can we continue making strides?… Read the Full Story »

United Way supports 64 agencies/150 programs in Lincoln

April 25, 2018  //  United Way

A packed ballroom at Embassy Suites on April 23 celebrated the close of the 2017 campaign that raised $6,748,450. Executive Director Brian Wachman expressed his thanks and said that as the community grows; so do unmet needs for services. “United Way works alongside our partners to focus funds where they are most needed and best… Read the Full Story »

Turn Your Spring Cleaning into Community Impact

March 22, 2018  //  United Way

Spring is finally here, a time when flowers bloom, daylight lasts longer and the smell of freshly cut grass lingers in the air. Whether you are outdoors soaking in the sun, or inside staying warm, it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning. This year, consider adding community impact to your list of things to… Read the Full Story »