United Way News

United Way Helps Families Cover Prescription Costs

May 5, 2009  //  United Way

Lincoln NE (October 1, 2008) If you don’t have health insurance or prescription drug coverage, or need medicine not covered by your insurance plan, Medicare, Medicaid or VA benefits, you need the FamilyWize prescription drug discount card being distributed by United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County. This card could lower the cost of your… Read the Full Story »

United Way Foundation Receives Large Gift

May 5, 2009  //  United Way

Jim Abel, Chairman and CEO of NEBCO, Inc, announced a $2.1 million gift to the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County Foundation, Inc. The gift is being funded by Universal Surety Company, owned by the Abel family and the Thomas A. Tallman family. Tom serves as President of Universal. The gift coincides with the… Read the Full Story »

United Way 2008 Annual Meeting Honors Volunteers

March 18, 2009  //  United Way

NEBCO, Inc. Receives President’s Award T.J. McDowell, Jr., Clyde Malone Community Center Amy Boren, El Centro de las Americas Spirit of United Way Award On Thursday, March 18, 2009, United Way recognized local volunteers, donors and business and community leaders and praised a caring community that in 2008, despite a tough economic climate, helped raise… Read the Full Story »

United Way of Lincoln Executive Director Elected to National United Way Council

February 5, 2009  //  United Way

Alexandria, VA (February 13, 2009)—Brian Wachman, Executive Director of the Lincoln and Lancaster County United Way, has been elected to serve on United Way of America’s National Professional Council. “The National Professional Council is a valuable leadership and advisory council to the United Way movement,” said Wachman. “I look forward to being a member of… Read the Full Story »

Volunteers are the Lifeblood of United Way

October 25, 2008  //  United Way

Contributions to the 2007-’08 campaign: Helped 7,700 children in programs designed to ensure they achieve literacy; Helped 2,000 adults with parenting skills to ensure their children get the guidance they need to succeed; Allowed more than 20,000 adults and 16,000 children to receive food assistance; and Enabled 8,700 individuals to get emergency assistance to help… Read the Full Story »