Our Impact


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

My life has been changed by United Way

When Mo Shakir was fourteen, his mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

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Helping Families Stay in Their Homes with Lights on and Food on the Table

Last summer, during a particularly hot stretch of days, Linda and Jim, a senior couple on a fixed income, were overwhelmed by recent medical bills and realized they were behind on their utility payments.

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Thanks to Ride United, Michelle, Betty, and Jeanette have food each week

“I know that if I’m low on food, I can count that on Friday, I will have some food,” Michelle says.

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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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