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Building Skills Needed for Employment

August 6th, 2019

Your donations to United Way of Central Ohio’s Community Impact Fund support a network of more than 80 nonprofit partners in our community. These poverty-fighting nonprofits are working hard to help people meet basic needs, achieve student success, find good jobs and build strong neighborhoods. United Way makes certain that your donations are getting concrete,…

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Summary on Nonprofit Board Diversity and Inclusion in Central Ohio

June 12th, 2019

United Way of Central Ohio has been deeply engaged in efforts to prepare diverse candidates for service on nonprofit boards for more than 25 years. It is clear that our board training programs and other efforts in the community have helped to fill a huge need in our community to identify and educate a diverse…

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Nonprofit Impact: A Report on the Nonprofit Sector in Franklin County

May 15th, 2019

Nonprofit organizations have a direct impact on a large portion of the population in central Ohio, both through employment and services offered. That impact is explored in a recent report that takes a close look at the nonprofit sector in Franklin County. Funded by United Way of Central Ohio and The Columbus Foundation, and in…

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Five Community Leaders Join United Way’s Board of Trustees for 2019

May 14th, 2019

United Way of Central Ohio is pleased to announce the addition of five new Board of Trustees members for 2019. Our board members are dedicated community leaders who guide our organization as we fight poverty and create lasting change in central Ohio. Tim King leads all of Alliance Data’s Card Services financial and accounting functions….

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United Way Joins Opioid Education Alliance

April 15th, 2019

Ohio ranks third in the nation for opioid overdose deaths with more than 5,000 Ohioans dying from overdose in 2017 alone. United Way has stepped up to fight the crisis by becoming a member of the Ohio Opioid Education Alliance. The Alliance is a coalition of more than 40 Ohio businesses and organizations committed to…

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Knock Out Poverty Raised $538,608 for Central Ohio!

April 2nd, 2019

Wow! Congratulations to United Way’s 72 nonprofit partners who worked so hard to Knock Out Poverty in our community. Together, with thousands of generous supporters who joined the excitement of the online bracket competition, we raised an incredible $538,608 that went directly to nonprofits to provide opportunities and fight poverty in central Ohio. The total raised…

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2018 Annual Results Report

April 1st, 2019

Your donations to United Way achieved a lot in 2018, and we have the results to prove it.  United Way’s network of 84 of the most effective nonprofits in central Ohio have been creating the kind of concrete results that fight poverty, change lives and help our entire community thrive. You can see just what…

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Meet Katy Burrier, our new Senior Vice President of Resource Development

November 26th, 2018

We have great news to share!  Katy Burrier will be joining the United Way team as Senior Vice President of Resource Development. Katy is currently Director of Advertising at Columbus Business First. She is an experienced leader who has achieved excellent results over the course of her 20-year career.  Katy is well known in our…

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2017 Results Report

November 26th, 2018

At United Way, success is measured in the number of lives changed. That’s why we’re laser focused on supporting a network of 84 local partners that are most effective at fighting poverty and getting results. And we want to make sure YOU see those results. See for yourself what your gift, no matter the size,…

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Are You In? Join us for 2019 Knock Out Poverty!

January 25th, 2019

This year’s friendly two-week Knock Out Poverty competition (powered by Columbia Gas) will be in full swing from March 11 to March 22. This year, fans can start making donations at knockoutpoverty.org on February 25 to give their favorite nonprofits a strong start! Bracket standings will be revealed at 8 a.m. March 11! United Way…

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