Our Impact

Stories

Together we are creating a better Lincoln and Lancaster County, one life at a time. Here are the stories of those you have helped.

Recent Stories

Bringing the Community Together To Address Food Insecurity

Across our community, United Way partner agencies worked harder than ever to meet growing need in 2020. Last year, 6,069,222 pounds of food were distributed by United Way funded partners.

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Giving Children A Jump Start To Their Education

Because of the pandemic, many children in our community are behind in their schooling. High school graduation rates fell in our community last year for the third year in a row and United Way is seeing challenges at all grade levels.

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Natalie’s Story

Eight-year-old Natalie was referred to one of United Way’s partner agencies because she was routinely showing up to school late and had trouble focusing in the classroom.

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Derrick's Story

When Derrick needed care he couldn't afford, United Way was there with hope.

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