United Way News

Holiday food and gift donation programs

November 28, 2021  //  United Way

CASA for Lancaster County Both branches of Nebraska Bank of Commerce, 14th & Q and 6000 Village Drive. 402-474-5161 November 29th to December 17th This is an event to benefit kids in the CASA program only.  There will be Christmas Trees in the bank lobby, customers can choose an ornament that lists a child’s gender,… Read the Full Story »

Ride United Last Mile Delivery

November 22, 2021  //  United Way

What is Ride United Last Mile Delivery? United Way’s Ride United Last Mile Delivery initiative, in partnership with DoorDash, is a successful national program fulfilling food insecurity needs. As one of only 31 communities nationwide to pilot this initiative, United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County brought Ride United to our community in the fall… Read the Full Story »

News for Nonprofits: ARPA Funding

August 23, 2021  //  United Way

*Update: the application process for these funds is currently closed, indicating that no more funds are available.  At a press conference on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, members of the Joint Budget Committee, a partnership between Lancaster County, the City of Lincoln, and community stakeholders, rolled out an application process to distribute $15M in grants to nonprofits… Read the Full Story »

2021 United Way/CHAD Campaign Kickoff

August 12, 2021  //  United Way

It takes an All-Star team to meet the need in our community. That’s why YOU are invited to help our community kickoff the 2021 United Way/CHAD Campaign. On September 9th at the Railyard, we will be serving breakfast and kicking off our 2021 Campaign to meet the needs in Lincoln and Lancaster County. This event… Read the Full Story »

Advanced Child Tax Credit Clinic Information

July 8, 2021  //  United Way

The IRS has created a special Advance Child Tax Credit 2021 page, designed to provide the most up-to-date information about the credit and the advance payments. It’s at IRS.gov/childtaxcredit2021. To learn more about Lincoln’s free Advance Child Tax Credit Clinics to assist families in becoming eligible or for opting out go to https://go.unl.edu/lincolneitc2021  

Free Tax Help

February 5, 2021  //  United Way

If you are looking for help with your taxes, the free VITA program from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln might be able to help. Visit their website to learn more and make an appointment or call 402-472-7211. What is the UNL Tax Credit Campaign? The UNL Tax Credit Campaign prepares tax returns for low-income, working families… Read the Full Story »

United Way Lunch & Learn Series

September 14, 2020  //  United Way

Be sure to join United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County to learn how your gift impacts the funding areas of Education, Income and Health. United Way will be joined by guest speakers from five different agencies who have programs helping to achieve the goals of each focus area. Click below to register today!   Education – WATCH… Read the Full Story »

United Way Update July 21 Provided by Meagan Liesveld

July 27, 2020  //  United Way

Thank you all for your support of United Way and our mission to mobilize the community to invest in our nonprofit partners’ work in the areas of Education, Income and Health. I am inspired and encouraged by all that I’ve seen over the past several months as Lincoln and Lancaster County residents have engaged in… Read the Full Story »

United Way Board of Directors approves funds

June 12, 2020  //  United Way

United Way Board of Directors approves $2,217,497 to fund community programs June 12, 2020 – Lincoln, Neb. – United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County’s Board of Directors recently met and approved a total of $2,217,497 to go out into the community in support of education, income and health initiatives and programs. The majority, $1,846,735,… Read the Full Story »