Recent News

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 »

Marines’ Toys for Tots Program

May 5, 2009  //  United Way

United Way to Assist with Coordination in Lincoln 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… Read the Full Story »

United Way Helps Families Cover Prescription Costs

May 5, 2009  //  United Way

Lincoln NE (October 1, 2008) If you don’t have health insurance or prescription drug coverage, or need medicine not covered by your insurance plan, Medicare, Medicaid or VA benefits, you need the FamilyWize prescription drug discount card being distributed by United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County. This card could lower the cost of your… Read the Full Story »

United Way Foundation Receives Large Gift

May 5, 2009  //  United Way

Jim Abel, Chairman and CEO of NEBCO, Inc, announced a $2.1 million gift to the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County Foundation, Inc. The gift is being funded by Universal Surety Company, owned by the Abel family and the Thomas A. Tallman family. Tom serves as President of Universal. The gift coincides with the… Read the Full Story »

United Way 2008 Annual Meeting Honors Volunteers

March 18, 2009  //  United Way

NEBCO, Inc. Receives President’s Award T.J. McDowell, Jr., Clyde Malone Community Center Amy Boren, El Centro de las Americas Spirit of United Way Award On Thursday, March 18, 2009, United Way recognized local volunteers, donors and business and community leaders and praised a caring community that in 2008, despite a tough economic climate, helped raise… Read the Full Story »

United Way of Lincoln Executive Director Elected to National United Way Council

February 5, 2009  //  United Way

Alexandria, VA (February 13, 2009)—Brian Wachman, Executive Director of the Lincoln and Lancaster County United Way, has been elected to serve on United Way of America’s National Professional Council. “The National Professional Council is a valuable leadership and advisory council to the United Way movement,” said Wachman. “I look forward to being a member of… Read the Full Story »