Recent News

Hey Sheila, How Does Your Garden Grow?

April 19, 2021  //  Women in Philanthropy

Sheila Odom of Eakes Office Solutions is a member of United Way Women in Philanthropy Steering Committee and is helping to plan this year’s Spring Networking Event at Earl May Garden Center. She recently sat down with us to chat about her ideal garden, what it’s like volunteering with United Way and why you should consider… Read the Full Story »

Director of Community Impact Position Available

April 6, 2021  //  United Way

As part of a small, team-based organization, United Way employees work in a flexible environment. Achieving the organization’s goals is the responsibility of every employee. To this point, employees must possess the ability to manage multiple tasks within several areas of the organization. In addition, all employees interface daily with donors and volunteers. It is… Read the Full Story »

Free Tax Help

February 5, 2021  //  United Way

If you are looking for help with your taxes, the free VITA program from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln might be able to help. Visit their website to learn more and make an appointment or call 402-472-7211. What is the UNL Tax Credit Campaign? The UNL Tax Credit Campaign prepares tax returns for low-income, working families… Read the Full Story »

Holiday food and gift donation programs

November 20, 2020  //  United Way

The following local sites are offering holiday food and gift donation programs: Many places require pre-registration as well as proof of income eligibility. Please call the specific agency for more information. Boys & Girls Clubs of Lincoln/Lancaster County 402-413-1758 Community Winter Clothing Drive November 15- December 6 Because resources are especially tight for families this… Read the Full Story »

United Way Lunch & Learn Series

September 14, 2020  //  United Way

Be sure to join United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County to learn how your gift impacts the funding areas of Education, Income and Health. United Way will be joined by guest speakers from five different agencies who have programs helping to achieve the goals of each focus area. Click below to register today!   Education – WATCH… Read the Full Story »

United Way Update July 21 Provided by Meagan Liesveld

July 27, 2020  //  United Way

Thank you all for your support of United Way and our mission to mobilize the community to invest in our nonprofit partners’ work in the areas of Education, Income and Health. I am inspired and encouraged by all that I’ve seen over the past several months as Lincoln and Lancaster County residents have engaged in… Read the Full Story »

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 »

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.