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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 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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Nearly $27,000 Raised for United for Ukraine Fund

March 17th, 2022

  Almost 3 million people have fled Ukraine, and experts predict 7 million will be forced to leave before the conflict is over. Neighboring countries, including Poland, Romania and Hungary, are seeing the biggest waves of people escaping the violence. United Way is stepping up to support those displaced by the violence, providing life-saving relief….

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Working Together to Close the Digital Divide for Our Community’s Students

January 3rd, 2022

Millions of students are facing a challenge that keeps them from succeeding in school. The digital divide in education is the gap between students who have reliable access to an adequate device or internet and those who don’t. The gap has existed for decades – ever since personal computers gained popularity – but during the COVID-19…

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December 13th, 2021

The Cardinal Health Foundation and United Way of Central Ohio recently approved $150,000 in grant funding for 16 nonprofits that support student success in central Ohio. Recipients of this round of funding include many organizations that are new, smaller in size and/or provide culturally-specific opportunities. Of the 16 organizations selected, 63% are led by people of…

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United Way Issues RFP for Sale of Building

December 6th, 2021

For decades, United Way of Central Ohio has occupied 360 S. Third Street, a visible corner in the southern end of downtown Columbus at the southeast corner of South Third and East Mound streets. Now, the organization is ready to sell its desirable property. Because United Way’s mission is to improve the lives of others…

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Advancing Racial Equity in Central Ohio

November 2nd, 2021

At United Way of Central Ohio, advancing equity is at the heart of our mission. We support more than 90 nonprofits that provide basic needs and equitable educational opportunities for every person in every community – and that’s not possible without explicitly focusing on communities of color and ethnic minorities. In recent years, we made…

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August 11th, 2021

Results of a survey conducted this summer by United Way of Central Ohio, in partnership with United for ALICE and other local organizations, reveals Franklin County’s low-income households experienced greater challenges from COVID-19 compared to more financially-secure populations. A convenience sampling of 2,466 respondents residing in Franklin County show people in households below the Federal…

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Expanded Child Tax Credit Details and Resources for Families

July 28th, 2021

The expanded Child Tax Credit is expected to lift 4 million children out of poverty. But that can only be accomplished if low- to moderate-income families are aware of this resource and what they need to do to receive support. The IRS began issuing the first-ever monthly installments in July 2021. Under the American Rescue…

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Survey Shows Health and Human Services Sector in Central Ohio Continues to Struggle as a Result of COVID-19

June 28th, 2021

Results from a recent survey of central Ohio nonprofit organizations in the health and human services sector show the impact of COVID-19 is lingering and lasting, affecting nonprofit service delivery, funding security and employee well-being. United Way of Central Ohio and the Human Service Chamber of Franklin County partnered with Illuminology to conduct the survey…

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