United Way News

United Way Board of Directors approves funds

June 12, 2020  //  United Way

United Way Board of Directors approves $2,217,497 to fund community programs June 12, 2020 – Lincoln, Neb. – United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County’s Board of Directors recently met and approved a total of $2,217,497 to go out into the community in support of education, income and health initiatives and programs. The majority, $1,846,735,… Read the Full Story »


April 28, 2020  //  United Way

8 Ways to Thank Frontline Workers How will you participate in #GivingTuesdayNow? Nurses. Doctors. Grocery store employees. Delivery drivers. Warehouse workers. First responders. Truck drivers. Cleaners. There are so many people who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak. They continue to help keep our community safe and the world running. To honor… Read the Full Story »

Communications Manager Position

April 27, 2020  //  United Way

Title:             Communications Manager (exempt position) Reports to:    Senior Director of Marketing and Resource Development Hours:          40 hours per week As a team-based organization, United Way associates work in a flexible environment. Achieving the organization’s goals is the responsibility of every associate. To this point, employees must possess the ability to manage… Read the Full Story »

COVID-19 Response Resource Guide

March 27, 2020  //  United Way

If you or someone you know is in need of services, always know you can call the 2-1-1 hotline.  Here is a link for additional resources to help Lincoln and Lancaster County businesses, non-profits and residents navigate through COVID-19.

CHAD Resource Guide

March 26, 2020  //  United Way

Click here to view a COVID-19 Response Guide from CHAD (Combined Health Agencies Drive).

Lincoln COVID-19 Response Fund

March 20, 2020  //  United Way

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County is proud to be a partner in the Lincoln COVID-19 Response Fund that was announced by Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird at a press conference today. A coalition of partners from across the community, including the City of Lincoln, the Lincoln Community Foundation, the Lincoln Partnership for Economic… Read the Full Story »

Serving With United Way Week

March 19, 2020  //  United Way

Serving with United Way Week 2020 (March 22-March 28) is dedicated to businesses in our community that provide a type of service; businesses that are built on relationships. These businesses are needing our support now just as much as ever. United Way thanks the businesses and individuals below for their support in the 2019 Campaign…. Read the Full Story »

2-1-1 Accurate Information

March 18, 2020  //  United Way

This is a post that originated in Indiana that has gone viral. The hotline promoted in the post is specific to Indiana and not Nebraska. By dialing 2-1-1 in Lincoln and Lancaster County, you will be directed to the Nebraska 2-1-1 hotline. This hotline is set up to provide callers with information regarding services provided… Read the Full Story »

COVID-19 Update

March 18, 2020  //  United Way

As our community seeks to navigate together through this unprecedented time, I want to assure you that United Way remains stable in our support to our network of vitally important nonprofit agencies and the citizens of Lincoln and Lancaster County. One of our immediate goals is to keep our team and our constituents healthy so… Read the Full Story »