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Our community has faced many challenges this past year, but you have been there for our neighbors every step of the way. Because of you, we’ve been able to adapt to changing needs and help thousands of our neighbors get back on their feet. Thank you for supporting United Way of the Midlands and helping raise $19.4 million for our metro last year!


Mary and Rodrigo Lopez

It takes a special kind of person to run to the need, and Mary and Rodrigo Lopez are those people. They have big hearts, are committed to building a better community and believe in giving more than they take. Please join us in celebrating their generosity and passion for making the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro #ThatKindofTown where all families can thrive!


At United Way of the Midlands, we understand the importance of supporting local nonprofit programs that provide a variety of assistance for families in need. The Circle of Support is a group of more than 100 nonprofit programs that are funded by donors like YOU!

These programs provide three different supports that are vital to helping families in need: Basic Needs, Education and Financial Stability. Learn more about how we invest your dollars so they have the greatest impact in our community.

Investing Your Dollars in a Circle of Support

Everything that happens at United Way begins with YOU.

Explore the nonprofit programs your generous gift is helping fund across the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro.

*New! 2020-2021 Investments*

A Year to Remember

It's difficult to find the right words to describe the past year and everything we've learned and accomplished as an organization. But we can also say that despite the difficulties and...

A Message from Our President and CEO

With the recent events across our nation, we are deeply saddened by the tragic, senseless death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Our hearts and thoughts go out to his family. We join so...

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

As we all cope with the impacts of COVID-19, everyone will respond differently and some will face new anxieties, fears and mental health impacts. Now more than ever before, it is...

Stories of Need During COVID-19

More and more families are struggling. Nonprofits are scrambling to serve them. But we can't continue to do so without YOU.   Lisa, Sherry and Joe are Omaha-Council Bluffs...

What is a Circle of Support?

What is the Circle of Support?   The Circle of Support is a group of more than 100 nonprofit programs that are funded by United Way of the Midlands (UWM) donors like YOU! These nonprofit...

Join the #GiveFromTheHeart Challenge

With COVID-19 taking over headlines, we’re all craving stories that show the power of the human spirit and amazing things people are willing to do to help each other.   Making masks...

COVID-19 Charitable Deduction Changes

On March 27th, 2020 President Trump signed the final $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package into law. It includes a new financial incentive for individuals and companies to make donations...

Ways to Contact Your Legislator

When you have concerns and questions, it can be hard to keep track of which legislator you should reach out to and how you can get in touch. Luckily, there are easy tools and quick steps to expedite...

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