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Campagin news update 2010

July 21, 2010  //  United Way

2010 United Way Campaign Cabinet Announced United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County announced the cabinet members for the 2010 United Way/Community Health Charities of Nebraska Campaign. Under the leadership of Campaign Chair, Charlie Meyer, NEBCO, Inc. & Lincoln Saltdogs, the cabinet will work to build a strong United Way presence in the community. Campaign… Read the Full Story »

Lincoln Residents Give Generously to United Way

July 13, 2010  //  United Way

Lincoln/Lancaster County residents dug deep and gave generously to the United Way last season. In all, the 2009 campaign raised $5.8 million — allowing it to fund 10 new programs and three new agencies for a total of 62 programs and 42 agencies. “It was our best year ever,” said Bill Schmeeckle, 2010 president of… Read the Full Story »

United Way Announces 2010 Board of Directors

July 1, 2010  //  United Way

Bill Schmeeckle, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Assurity Life Insurance Company, will serve as the 2010 President of the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County Board of Directors. Joining Schmeeckle as 2010 officers of the Board are President-Elect – Brad Hedrick, Windstream Communications; Vice President – Charlie Meyer, NEBCO, Inc.; Immediate Past President… Read the Full Story »

2010 NALC National Food Drive

May 4, 2010  //  United Way

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) announced today that the nation’s largest annual food drive to combat hunger will be conducted this year on Saturday, May 8.  On that day, letter carriers will collect non-perishable donations from homes as they deliver mail along their postal routes. The 18th annual NALC National Food Drive to… Read the Full Story »

2009 Annual Meeting

April 8, 2010  //  United Way

On Thursday, April 1, 2010 United Way recognized local volunteers, donors and business and community leaders and praised a caring community that in 2009, despite a tough economic climate, helped raise $5,805,277. Executive Director, Brian Wachman said, “In 2009, United Way supported 54 programs (40 agencies) and eight initiatives that provide support in our community… Read the Full Story »

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster Foundation, Inc. Announces Board of Directors

March 17, 2010  //  United Way

Dave Wilcox, Senior Vice President & Senior Trust Officer, Union Bank & Trust Company will serve as the 2010 United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County Foundation, Inc.’s Board President. In his role, Wilcox will oversee the foundation’s operations and cultivation activities. Joining Wilcox as 2010 officers of the Foundation Board are President-Elect – Mark… Read the Full Story »

United Way Announces 2010 Board of Directors

March 17, 2010  //  United Way

Bill Schmeeckle, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Assurity Life Insurance Company, will serve as the 2010 President of the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County Board of Directors. Joining Schmeeckle as 2010 officers of the Board are President-Elect – Brad Hedrick, Windstream Communications; Vice President – Charlie Meyer, NEBCO, Inc.; Immediate Past President… Read the Full Story »

FamilyWize Drug Card

February 25, 2010  //  United Way

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United Way Worldwide Response

January 20, 2010  //  United Way

The United Way Worldwide Disaster Fund has been activated. People in the USA can donate online at https://unitedway.org/haiti. The Public Policy team has been in touch with the White House and with the Senate and House Foreign Relations committees to reinforce awareness of United Way’s role in long-term recovery.

Toys for Tots helped 5,471 kids in Lincoln

December 30, 2009  //  United Way
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The Marines’ Toys For Tots program brightened the holiday this week for nearly 5,500 needy children in the Lincoln area. “The holiday season can be difficult for children and parents who are experiencing tough times in their life,” said Judy Schmidt, Fund Distribution Manager. “United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County is very pleased to… Read the Full Story »