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Do I qualify for EITC?

Around 126,000 Nebraska residents receive this tax credit each year. Would you be interested in saving some of your hard-earned dollars this tax season? If you're working and have low to moderate income, you might be able to apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit to...

Attendance Matters Conference Highlights

For the 2nd year, educators join together to share solutions for chronic absenteeism On Thursday, October 4, we were thrilled to host our second annual “Attendance Matters” conference in partnership with the School Based Attendance Coalition. More than 200 individuals...

UWM Celebrates Community and Impact at Our 2018 Annual Meeting

Nearly 600 attendees helped us honor stand-out individuals and organizations Confetti? √ Campaign Recognition Awards? √ Amazing Community Partners? √√√ Every year United Way of the Midlands asks community members to join us in reflecting on the past year and what we...

Community Spotlight: Domestic Violence

UWM joins community efforts to spread domestic violence awareness in October Often overlooked or misunderstood, domestic violence is a community health issue that impacts one in three women and one in seven men in our metro. Last year local organizations received more...

Our Super Heroic Internal Campaign

UWM employees contribute more than $53,000, reaching internal fundraising goal It's easy to talk the talk, but walking the walk can prove a much more difficult task. We are so thankful to be a part of a 44-person team where every single person contributes beyond their...

Our 2018 Day of Caring

A day of passion, hard work and community car·ing /ˈkeriNG/   adjective Displaying kindness and concern for others.   Every weekday, most of us wake up, get ready and go to work. On Day of Caring, hundreds of Omaha-Council Bluffs residents wake up, get ready and go to...

BCBSNE Hosts 5th Annual Technicolor Run Benefiting UWM

Aksarben Village and local residents show true colors, passion for community   Water bottle. Running shoes. United Way wristband. White Technicolor Run t-shirt. Willingness to get a little messy for a cause.    It doesn't take much to get the Omaha-Council Bluffs area...

Community Spotlight: Attendance

Local organizations work together to remove barriers to good attendance. In the Omaha-Council Bluffs area, approximately 18,500 – or 14 percent of students – are absent enough days throughout the school year that absence alone puts their academics at risk. Of course...

Confetti and Community: Our 2018 Campaign Celebration

Over 200 residents join UWM in celebrating community, supporting local nonprofits   Local residents, business professionals and agencies help United Way of the Midlands officially ring in a new giving year where essential programs will receive the funding they need to...

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