United Way News

2011 United Way Campaign Cabinet Announced

July 6, 2011  //  United Way

18 Member Cabinet to raise $6,165,000 United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County announced the cabinet members for the 2011 United Way/Community Health Charities of Nebraska Campaign. Under the leadership of Campaign Chair, Jim Cada, Cada Law, the cabinet, for the first time, has set not only a fundraising goal of $6,165,000 but also a… Read the Full Story »

United Way Announces Volunteer Recruitment Goal

May 23, 2011  //  United Way

3,348 Readers, Tutors and Mentors United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County is making history. “This is a historic moment for United Way, stated Brad Hedrick, 2011 President of the United Way Board. Not only are we setting an ambitious fundraising goal, but we are also setting a goal to increase the number of readers,… Read the Full Story »

2011 NALC Food Drive

May 5, 2011  //  United Way

UNITED WAY OF LINCOLN AND LANCASTER COUNTY ENCOURAGES SUPPORT FOR NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS (NALC) FOOD DRIVE ON MAY 14 Seventeen year “Stamp Out Hunger” partnership has provided more than one billion pounds of food for people in need across the country WHAT: United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County encourages community members to… Read the Full Story »


April 18, 2011  //  United Way

Union Bank & Trust Company Receives President’s Award Lincoln Community Learning Centers-Spirit of United Way Award April 18, 2011 (Lincoln, NE) On Monday, April 18, 2011, United Way/Community Health Charities Campaign Chair, Charlie Meyer recognized local volunteers, donors, business, and community leaders praising a caring community that in 2010 helped raise $5, 932,058. “This has… Read the Full Story »

United Way Announces 2011 Board of Directors

April 5, 2011  //  United Way

The United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County Board of Directors elected Brad Hedrick of Windstream Communications as President of the Board. Hedrick succeeds Bill Schmeeckle, Assurity Life Insurance Company, who served as 2010 President. Other officers elected are Vice President, Charlie Meyer, NEBCO, Inc. and Lincoln Saltdogs; Vice President, Jennifer Brinkman, Richters Brinkman, LLC;… Read the Full Story »

United Way Funds Programs for Tomorrow’s Citizens

February 10, 2011  //  United Way

United Way funds reach 1,744 children with purposeful play facilitated by highly intentional teaching practices that address all aspects of their development. The bottom line? Children are ready to enter school and succeed. Experts agree that family members are the most important people in a young child’s life. They also agree that raising children is… Read the Full Story »

IRA Provision Extended

December 22, 2010  //  United Way

In these challenging economic times, many donors are exploring alternative ways to continue their ongoing support of United Way of Lincoln & Lancaster County. If you are over 70 ½ the charitable IRA rollover might be something you should consider. Recently the Congress passed and President Obama signed into law a bill that contained a… Read the Full Story »

The World’s Most Valuable Brands

October 27, 2010  //  United Way

It will take more than a problem with antenna reception on the IPhone 4 to affect Apple’s brand. This is a company that has faced setbacks before and bounced back to become the world’s most valuable brand–worth $57.4 billion, according to Forbes. In a list dominated by tech brands–they made up 30% of the top… Read the Full Story »

2010 Day of Caring

October 13, 2010  //  United Way

This community-wide annual activity offers volunteers and companies an opportunity to reach out and improve the lives of those in need. Volunteers contribute to numerous projects that have a positive impact on Lincoln’s nonprofit organizations. Day of Caring coincides with the annual United Way/Community Health Charities campaign in the fall of each year. If your… Read the Full Story »