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Join United Way and the Columbus Metropolitan Club for a Big Table Discussion

September 16th, 2022

Don’t leave your seat empty at the Big Table on Thursday, October 6! Join United Way of Central Ohio and Columbus Metropolitan Club at the Boat House at 679 W. Spring Street from 8:30 to 10 a.m. You’ll have the unique experience of connecting with neighbors while imagining and discussing ways our community can work…

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United Way to Sell Headquarters for Mixed-Income Housing Development

September 6th, 2022

For nearly 100 years, United Way has been working to improve the lives of others by mobilizing the caring power of our community. For this reason, after deciding in late 2021 to sell our headquarters at 360 S. Third St. in downtown Columbus, we sought a developer who could purchase the property and redevelop it…

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United Way Adds Two New Board Members and Board Fellow to Roster

July 20th, 2022

United Way of Central Ohio welcomes two new board members and a new board fellow to its board of trustees roster in 2022. Serving three-year terms are Rachel Caviness, National Director of Business Development, Private Client and Family Office Services for BDO; and Elizabeth Martinez, President and CEO of Big Brother Big Sisters of Central…

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Join us to Help Stuff the Backpack for Central Ohio’s Students

June 20th, 2022

We’re all experiencing sticker shock these days when we go to buy groceries and household items. For thousands of families, though, inflation means making tough choices as they struggle to pay the rent and feed their children. Providing school supplies will be difficult or impossible for these families. Together, we can make certain no child…

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Resources and Funds to Help Families Impacted by Mass Shootings

May 31st, 2022

United Way of Central Ohio is deeply saddened by the recent tragic mass shootings: the racially motivated attack in Buffalo, NY and the murder of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, the second deadliest school shooting in America‚Äôs history. Our hearts are with the families and communities. To help…

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United for Impact Provides $650,000+ for Local Nonprofits

May 23rd, 2022

Thank you, central Ohio, for being United for Impact! Our community’s generous supporters and 17 corporate sponsors helped 75 local nonprofits raise and unlock more than $650,000 in just 4 1/2 days! The excitement throughout the week of May 9 to May 13 was inspiring as participating nonprofits worked together to raise money and engage…

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Success by Third Grade: An Important Communitywide Movement

May 20th, 2022

  The ability to read by third grade plays a significant role in a person’s success later in life. Unfortunately, a growing number of students in Franklin County are failing to reach this critical milestone, requiring immediate and strategic intervention. In response, United Way of Central Ohio is taking the initiative to lead a countywide…

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A Community UNITED: 2021 Annual Report

April 25th, 2022

We are grateful that so many corporate partners, individual donors and volunteers, remained with us throughout 2021 to help strengthen nonprofits and the families they serve in our community. When you join us, we can tackle challenges that no one organization or person can solve alone. Thanks to you, we raised and invested more than…

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It’s Back! Get Ready to be UNITED for Impact from May 9 to 13

April 25th, 2022

Mark your calendars! From May 9 to May 13, YOU can join forces with the collective caring power of central Ohio to give to your favorite nonprofit(s) and unlock an additional $250,000 sponsorship prize money for all 75 participating partners. 100% of your gift goes to the nonprofit(s) of your choice to help strengthen our…

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Column: Together, we proved that when we stand UNITED, we shine like stars

April 13th, 2022

https://www.dispatch.com/story/opinion/columns/guest/2022/04/13/opinion-what-organizations-programs-benefit-united-way-funding/7275549001/ Reprinted from The Columbus Dispatch – April 13, 2022   While our community will feel the effects of the pandemic for years to come, it’s important to acknowledge the incredible ways we stand united in times of crisis. In 2021, United Way of Central Ohio, together with our corporate partners, individual donors and volunteers,…

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