Our Vision

When we look at our community, we don't just see "what is." We see what could be. We see opportunity. And potential. And resolve.

We invest ourselves in this community, because this is more than where we live. This is who we are. Every day, we are energized by the call to marshal the resources of our community.

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United Way of the Midlands Names Shawna Forsberg President and CEO

United Way of the Midlands today named Shawna Forsberg president and chief executive officer. Her appointment concludes a nationwide search led by James Abruzzo, head of the Nonprofit Practice at DHR International, a global executive search firm. Forsberg is responsible for implementing the organization’s strategic initiatives in the areas of basic needs, workforce readiness and classroom readiness to continue strengthening the local community. She will lead United Way of the Midlands fundraising, marketing and financial management initiatives.

2015 Tax Sites Now Open

If you're in need of tax assistance this year, there are a number of local free tax preparation sites ready to assist you! Thanks to a partnership between the EITC Coalition Omaha, Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc. and United Way of the Midlands, local residents can get the help they need, ensuring that everyone gets the tax refund they deserve. See the list of tax sites, or contact 2-1-1 for more information

Careers Available

Multiple job openings are available at United Way of the Midlands. See the qualifications and how you can apply to join our team.