Recent News

Funding for FY 2010/2011

November 19, 2009  //  United Way

United Way and City/County Joint Budget Committee funding application training scheduled for Thursday, January 7 at UNL County Extension Center has been postponed. Rescheduled for Tuesday, January 12 – 7:30-9:30 AM at Center for People in Need-3901 North 27th Street. To notify the human service agencies of Lincoln and Lancaster County that training for and… Read the Full Story »

Marines’ Toys For Tots Program

November 4, 2009  //  United Way
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Toys for Tots serves over 600 local communities, covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Nationwide, Toys for Tots collects and distributes an average of 16 million toys to an average of 7 million children each year at Christmas. Last year in Nebraska, toys were distributed to over… Read the Full Story »

Countdown to Kindergarten Calendars

November 2, 2009  //  United Way

Free calendars are available to parents of four-year old children that are preparing to enter kindergarten the fall of 2010, and are also available to caregivers and early care/early education providers.  To receive a calendar, please contact Sarah Kramer at skramer@unitedwaylincoln.org or call 402-441-6578.

Countdown to Kindergarten Distribution

October 22, 2009  //  United Way

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County is pleased to present the 2009-2010 “Countdown to Kindergarten Calendar.” The calendar, prepared for parents and caregivers of four-year-olds, was developed by a team of early care/early education professionals. The calendar provides parents and caregivers with daily activity ideas to use with four-year-old children, suggested reading lists, and… Read the Full Story »

A Community Conversation

October 8, 2009  //  United Way

Help us help all our students graduate from high school – be part of the solution. The Lincoln Board of Education, in partnership with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Chapter of the United Way and the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools, invites the public to attend a two-meeting Community Conversation this fall. The Conversation will address and… Read the Full Story »

Families Matter Event

October 6, 2009  //  United Way

Families are invited to visit the Lincoln Children’s Museum (1420 P ST, Lincoln, NE 68508) on Saturday, November 14 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm and experience a FREE morning of play at the Families Matter event. For many families, the opportunity to spend quality time together can seem almost impossible. Whether due to work,… Read the Full Story »

2009 Day of Caring

September 12, 2009  //  United Way
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One of the long standing traditions for United Way’s across the country is the annual “Days of Caring” – a day when community volunteers come together to help complete projects for local United Way agencies. On September 11 and 12, volunteers from our community did just that. Projects included but were not limited to: Reading… Read the Full Story »

United Way/Community Health Charities Launch 2009 Fundraising Campaign

September 9, 2009  //  United Way

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County in partnership with Community Health Charities of Nebraska kicked off its annual fundraising campaign Wednesday, September 9th at the Embassy Suites Hotel. 2009 Campaign Chair, Brad Hedrick, Vice President – Nebraska Operations, Windstream Communications announced that a goal of $5,802,204 has been set. “We are changing lives through… Read the Full Story »

Countdown to Kindergarten Calendar

August 24, 2009  //  United Way

The United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County is pleased to present the 2009-2010 “Countdown to Kindergarten Calendar.” The “Countdown to Kindergarten Calendar” was developed by a team of early care/early education professionals from Lincoln and Omaha. This calendar provides parents and caregivers with daily activity ideas to use with four year old children, suggested… Read the Full Story »