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Community Invited to Free Event Featuring Critically-Acclaimed Author, Chris Gardner

For Immediate Release: September 22, 2020 Community Invited to Free Event Featuring Critically-Acclaimed Author, Chris Gardner First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO), Facebook and United Way of the Midlands (UWM) have partnered to host “Unlock the Power Within You,” a...

United Way of the Midlands Announces 2020-21 Community Investments

For Immediate Release: July 22, 2020 United Way of the Midlands Announces 2020-21 Community Investments United Way of the Midlands (UWM) is pleased to announce it raised nearly $19.2 million for programs and initiatives serving the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro through...

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From homeless to multimillionaire: Speaker to address Omaha event next week

A man who went from homeless single father to successful stock trader will speak next week as part of an event put on by the United Way of the Midlands.   Chris Gardner, whose autobiography “The Pursuit of Happyness” was the subject of a 2006 feature film...

YES Announces $30K Gift from United Way to Fund Job Readiness Program

Published by Strictly Business Omaha Youth Emergency Services (YES) is excited to announce it has received a one-time $30,000 gift from United Way of the Midlands to fund Youth Emergency Services' Partnership for Youth Job Skill Development (job readiness) program....

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