Recent News

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 »

Community Impact Manager position available

July 9, 2018  //  United Way

Title:                Community Impact Manager (non-exempt position) Reports to:      Senior Director of Community Impact 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 within several… 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 »

Community Match Challenge

March 1, 2018  //  United Way

Your community needs you. United Way partners with dozens of agencies in our city to tackle the most pressing problems facing our fellow citizens. And these agencies depend on the United Way/Community Health Charities campaign for critical funds. Therefore, they depend on you. As we near the end of another campaign, we must ask for… Read the Full Story »

NALC STAMP OUT HUNGER FOOD DRIVE – MAY 12, 2018

February 8, 2018  //  Labor Unions

Impressive National Results for Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive 25th Food Drive Helps Feed Needy Families in All 50 States WASHINGTON – The 25th annual food drive by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), held on Saturday, May 13, collected 75 million pounds, the third-highest total in the event’s history. Combined with last year’s record… Read the Full Story »

Combined Federal Campaign – Donate now!

December 5, 2017  //  Labor Unions

Thank you, Federal employees, for all that you do! Please remember to support United Way through your Combined Federal Campaign’s annual contribution. #showsomelove Donate now at www.cfcheartofthemidlands.org. Our code is 79069.

Make a difference in someone’s life by supporting small business

November 8, 2017  //  United Way

Help support United Way and Community Health Charities by supporting the businesses who are helping to build a better community. Starting on Small Business Saturday, November 25th, the following participating businesses will be donating a portion of their sales to United Way & Community Health Charities: Participating restaurant locations: Participating on November 30th Participating on… Read the Full Story »