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211 in Nebraska – Celebrating 20 Years

Every hour of every day, someone in Nebraska is faced with a challenge and needs assistance. The 211 Helpline, housed at United Way of the Midlands (UWM), connects people looking for assistance to local programs that can help. And this year, in addition to celebrating...

2021 – Year in Review

Looking Back on 2021 Highlighting the Impact of Your Support Last year was another challenging one for the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro. However, our community’s strength, passion, and generosity helped us accomplish some remarkable things. Thank you for supporting...

5 Reasons to Volunteer on Day of Action

5 Reasons to Volunteer on Day of Action

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on our community. Since the start of the pandemic, more than 20 percent of Nebraskans and Iowans have reported missing a housing payment or being unsure whether they would make next month's payment. And we know based on Local...

Health Hero Recap

Health Hero Recap

See what your dollars did to help people facing a health diagnosis in our community  THANK YOU FOR BEING A HEALTH HERO!   We were honored to partner with Physicians Mutual, Great Western Bank, Hancock Dana, Lindsay Corporation and KETV on Health Hero Giving Day to...

211’s New Space

211’s New Space

We are excited to share that our expanding 211 team will have a new call center soon, sponsored by Daugherty Foundation, Google, 211 Iowa partners and COVID-19-related funding. Ever since catastrophic flooding hit our region in spring 2019, calls to the hotline have...

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