Meet Luis

With help from our donors, his family found support after he and his twin sister experienced neglect and other traumas. Now, he’s a vibrant toddler who understands how to control his emotions and even helps his classmates use coping mechanisms when they are upset. Learn more about Luis’ story and consider supporting education programs like the one he benefitted from today.

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Our 2019 Campaign Chairs, Paula and James Blackledge, invite you to join us for a breakfast as we kickoff our campaign season. Let’s get ready for another wonderful year of giving and making our community a better place!


September 20th

Day of Caring registration is officially OPEN! Join 1,000 other volunteers and make our metro a better place by helping nonprofits and families in need.


We are so excited to welcome our new Emerging Leaders steering committee for the 2019-2020 campaign year! These incredibly talented invidivduals hail from HDR, UNMC, US Bank, OPPD, Deloitte, Cobalt Credit Union, Kiewit, First National Bank, MUD, Wells Fargo and Gavilon. Thank you to this team for sharing their expertise, volunteering their time and fundraising for Book Trust!


September 6th, 2019 – Tara Hills Golf Course

Join United Way of the Midlands’ Emerging Leaders for a golf tournament fundraiser for Book Trust! Book Trust is a national literacy program that puts more books in the hands of kids and serves 2,200 students in our metro.

Thank you OPPD Young Professionals!

Omaha Public Power District’s Young Professionals Group put on a rockstar volleyball tournament to raise dollars for Book Trust, a national literacy program funded by our donors in the metro. Together teams raised nearly $2,000 for the program, which puts more books in the hands of local students attending 10 Title 1 schools. Thank you for your hardwork, generosity, and for braving the heat for our community!


We’re currently hiring for a number of positions, and we want you to join us! Click the button below to view current career opportunities at United Way of the Midlands.

Everything that happens at United Way begins and ends with YOU.

A generous and community-minded citizen who wants to know strong programs are there to make life better for people in need. People you may never meet, yet you want to know they have the tools and opportunities to build a better life for themselves and their families.

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Looking for ways to make your workplace campaign successful, fun and inspiring? Look no further than our Campaign Headquarters where you will find materials, steps, examples and more to ensure you and your team make a BIG difference!


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