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United Way Invites Community to Become “Health Heroes”

For Immediate Release: February 23, 2021 United Way Invites Community to Become “Health Heroes” Tomorrow, February 24, community members have the opportunity to become “health heroes.” United Way of the Midlands is hosting Health Hero Giving Day in partnership with...

Scouting for Food

MEDIA ALERT Scouts Collect Food Donations for the Food Bank for the Heartland on Saturday, Oct. 3 Who: United Way of the Midlands (UWM), Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA, Werner Enterprises and area Target stores are partnering this year for the annual "Scouting for Food"...

UWM in the News

The latest stories highlighting UWM and our partners in the community.

Omaha ‘Scouting for Food’ drive brings in donations of nonperishable food

Multiple Omaha-area organizations went door to door and gathered food donations from Target stores on Saturday, with the goal of collecting 130,000 items for the Food Bank for the Heartland. The United Way of the Midlands, the Boy Scouts of America, Werner Enterprises...

United Way paying utility, housing bills before CARES Act money expires

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — As temperatures drop, utility bills will be going up in the coming weeks. With some CARES Act money, United Way is working to keep the heat on for many Nebraska families affected by COVID-19, but come January, that task could be more difficult....

United Way Awards Goodwill Omaha $15K Grant for At-Risk Youth Program

Goodwill Industries, Inc. (goodwillomaha.org) of Omaha announced August 21 that it was awarded a $15,000 one-year grant from United Way of the Midlands. The grant will allow Goodwill Omaha to invest in virtual learning technology and tools for its YouthBuild program,...

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