United Way News

2012 NALC Food Drive

March 7, 2012  //  United Way
2012 NALC Food Drive

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County encourages support for the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Food Drive on Saturday, May 12.

United Way Announces 2012 Board of Directors

March 5, 2012  //  United Way

Charlie Meyer, NEBCO, Inc., Treasurer/Lincoln Saltdogs, President, will serve as the 2012 President of the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County Board of Directors. Joining Meyer as 2012 officers of the board are President-Elect – Jennifer Brinkman, Richters Brinkman, LLC; Immediate Past President – Brad Hedrick, Windstream Communications; Vice President – Jim Cada, Cada,… Read the Full Story »

Educare Funding

February 6, 2012  //  United Way

UNITED WAY TO SUPPORT EDUCARE CENTER WITH SHORT-TERM FUNDING Funding to cover six-month period Lincoln, NE: The United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County Board of Directors voted at its November board of directors meeting to support Educare of Lincoln through the funding of the executive director position, along with some initial start-up costs, for… Read the Full Story »

Community help needed to meet United Way/Community Health Charities’ goal and maintain vital services – Campaign at 95%

February 4, 2012  //  United Way
United Way/Community Health Charities Campaign

February, 2013:  Volunteers, United Way staff, and partner agencies are working hard to ensure that this year’s United Way/Community Health Charities Campaign goal of $6,440,000 is met, but we need the community’s help to make that happen. “Thank you to the many companies that grew their campaigns significantly this year! Despite a very successful start,… Read the Full Story »

Shelter Services in Lincoln, Nebraska

February 3, 2012  //  United Way

For people who have always gone home to a warm house on a cold night, it is nearly impossible to believe that there are families who don’t have a home, warm or otherwise. In Lincoln, the number of homeless is around 834, and it doesn’t change much just because the weather is cold. The shelters… Read the Full Story »

2012-2014 Funding

November 22, 2011  //  United Way

United Way is accepting Letters of Intent from programs wishing to apply for 2012-2014 funding November 22 until 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2011. Please click here to download a copy of the 2012-2014 Fund Distribution Manual. For technical questions, please contact Sarah Kramer at skramer@unitedwaylincoln.org or 402.441.6578. For program questions, please contact Robin McDannel… Read the Full Story »

Looking for a great gift idea?

November 11, 2011  //  United Way

United Way/Community Health Charities of Nebraska has one for you! Imagine the possibilities … a gift that will provide: One full week of instruction or tutoring for child Five students with GED preparation workbooks Enrollment of 11 youth in an after-school program for one year 175 pounds of food to locations that help provide for… Read the Full Story »

Mandatory Agency Training

October 24, 2011  //  United Way

PUBLIC NOTICE To notify the human service agencies of Lincoln and Lancaster County that United Way and JBC will conduct mandatory agency training for FY 2012-2014 funding Tuesday, November 22, 2011, from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at the County Extension 444 Cherry Creek Road following the Human Services Federation meeting. Grant Management software is being… Read the Full Story »

Homeless Numbers in Lincoln Equal a Small Nebraska Town

October 9, 2011  //  United Way

In Lincoln, 834 men, women and children in 621 households were found to be homeless on January 26, 2011 – enough to fill more than a dozen small towns in Nebraska. Even the finest homeless shelters or temporary housing will never replace a permanent home. That is why United Way targets individuals and families affected… Read the Full Story »

2011 Campaign Kick-Off

September 27, 2011  //  United Way

United Way/Community Health Charities Kick Off $6 Million Campaign Community asked to raise $6,165,000 to help those in need. Lincoln, NE: United Way and Community Health Charities began its 2011 campaign on Thursday, September 8 with a highly spirited kick-off. More than 500 energized Lincolnites came together for a tailgate breakfast at the Embassy Suites…. Read the Full Story »