Easiest way to give back ever.

Take your hat off. Post it on social media. Use the hashtag #HatsOff4UnitedWay. Local sponsors will then donate $1 towards families in need. Participate today and help raise $25,000 for our community!

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Your ongoing support proves that you are those kind of people and the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro is that kind of town, one that invests in a stronger community and a brighter future for all.  See what we accomplished together last year by visiting our Online Annual Report today.


Lasting Impacts of Trauma and Abuse
This new blog series provides first person accounts of of individuals whose lives have been changed thanks to your support. This is the first of several blog posts we will share that are informed by our recently completed Community Assessment, which identified community priorities and ultimately validated our areas of investment.


When disaster strikes, the devastation can have a lasting impact on families and communities. That’s why our partners Kellogg’s and Boxed have teamed up to help support spring flood victims in Nebraska and Iowa! You can be there for families impacted by making a donation of bulk food and other much-needed supplies.


It’s that time year of again for Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium family zoo memberships! If your student is in third grade AND attends a qualifying school in the metro, your family can receive a FREE, one-year family membership. To see if you qualify, simply call 2-1-1, text OmahaZoo to 898211 or click the button below. Special thanks to the Henry Doorly Zoo for this amazing partnership!

2-1-1 HELPLINE GOES 24/7

Individuals in need in our metro can now access helpline specialists around the clock through our 2-1-1 Helpline. Get in touch today with questions about utility and rent assistance, food, shelter, abuse, counseling, child and senior services and more.
Call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898211

Investing Your Dollars in a Circle of Support

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.

Campaign Headquarters

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!

Blue Collar Boxing

50 unions. 12 matches. The winner? Our community! November 27, 2019 at Baxter Arena.


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