United Way News

Finance Assistant/Accounts Receivable Specialist Position Open

March 12, 2020  //  United Way

Title:              Finance Assistant/Accounts Receivable Specialist (non-exempt position) Reports to:     Senior Director of Finance and Administration 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 multiple… Read the Full Story »

2020 Helping Hands Auction

December 18, 2019  //  United Way

Mark your calendars for the 13th Annual United Way Women in Philanthropy Helping Hands Auction at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel. Proceeds will provide diapers and winter clothing for children and families in our community and will also benefit Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska to help parents,… Read the Full Story »

Holiday food and gift donation programs

November 21, 2019  //  United Way

The following local sites are offering 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. Big Brothers Big Sisters Lincoln 6201 Havelock Ave 402-464-2227 x204 Giving Tree Located at all Russ’s & Super Saver B&R grocery stores in Lincoln –… Read the Full Story »

Small Business Saturday 2019

November 7, 2019  //  United Way

Building a better community is as simple as ordering takeout or hitting the sales rack. Starting on Small Business Saturday, November 30, these generous businesses will donate a portion of their sales to the United Way/CHAD Campaign. Participating Restaurant Locations:  Chick-fil-A is participating on Saturday, November 30 from 12 – 1:00 p.m.    Dino’s is… Read the Full Story »

Scholastic and United Way Free Book Distribution

October 28, 2019  //  United Way

Through the partnership of United Way Worldwide and Scholastic, United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County has been selected to receive nearly 4,000 books to further support ongoing literacy efforts in the Lincoln community. Nearly 3,000 of these books will be distributed to United Way funded partners in the Lincoln and Lancaster County community by… Read the Full Story »

United Way Fund Distribution Applicant Training and Workshop date set

October 7, 2019  //  United Way

The United Way Fund Distribution Applicant Training and Workshop will be held at Lutheran Family Services, 2301 O St., Lincoln, NE on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Ashley Hollins at 402-441-7162 or ahollins@unitedwaylincoln.org. For more information, please click here.

United Way Board launches Stable. Strong. Successful. initiative

September 4, 2019  //  United Way

August 30, 2019 United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County is launching a new initiative to address chronic absenteeism for youth in the Lincoln community. Through its Stable. Strong. Successful. initiative, United Way will work closely with Lincoln Public Schools, Nebraska Children and Families Foundation and our funded partners. “It’s easy to understand that a… Read the Full Story »

2018 Leadership Registry

June 5, 2019  //  United Way

New this year is our Leadership Registry micro-site. Instead of printing the Leadership Giving registry, with the support of redthread, our advertising agency, we modernized our approach to recognizing our leadership donors. Please click here to visit our new Leadership Registry site!

Law Enforcement and Schools Address Childhood Poverty and Neglect in Our Community

December 10, 2018  //  United Way

Lincoln and Lancaster County are not immune to childhood poverty and neglect issues. While our city’s unemployment rate is lower than nearly any other place in the country, employment as a baseline doesn’t necessarily keep one’s family out of poverty. In fact, more than half of Lincoln’s impoverished adults are employed. That number affects not… Read the Full Story »