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2015 Season of Service

November 3, 2015  //  United Way

Food. Gifts. Family. Friends. These are important parts to holiday celebrations. Unfortunately, there are many families in Lincoln who face the holiday season without one or several of these. United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County is partnering once again with local agencies serving those in need by offering the second annual Season of Service…. Read the Full Story »

Food…and gratitude

October 28, 2015  //  United Way

At the Oak Lake Evangelical Church on North 33rd Street, a quiet group of people lines the community room inside. Each is there for the same reason. Food. Among those standing in line to have their eligibility checked is Barbi Ali with two toddlers in a stroller. A dark-eyed woman with soft black tendrils escaping… Read the Full Story »

It took the fear away

September 28, 2015  //  United Way

David Bowman is five years old. A very shy five-year-old. Instead of looking at Clare McPhee, the big school on Goodhue Avenue and being excited about going to school, he was overwhelmed at its size and what might lie ahead for him when kindergarten started. Jump Start to Kindergarten, a program designed to prepare pre-K… Read the Full Story »

“One Community. One Voice.” kicks off 2015 United Way campaign

September 14, 2015  //  United Way

Rain-washed blue skies greeted some 500 United Way and Community Health Charities contributors and volunteers on Sept. 10 as they gathered outside at the Railyard in the Haymarket. The occasion? To celebrate “One Community. One Voice,” the kick-off of the 2015 campaign. Bill Mueller and Kim Robak, 2015 campaign co-chairs emphasized that because Lincoln is… Read the Full Story »

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