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UWM Receives Grant from Peter Kiewit Foundation

United Way of the Midlands (UWM) is proud to announce it has been awarded a grant of $250,000 from Peter Kiewit Foundation. The grant will support the basic needs investment area of UWM’s Community Care Fund. In the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area, more than 104,000...

UWM Ranked Seventh in the Nation for Performance

United Way of the Midlands (UWM) is pleased to announce it has been ranked as the seventh best United Way in the nation for campaign performance out of approximately 1,200 United Ways. The ranking is determined by United Way Worldwide’s Performance Index. The...

Holiday Volunteer Projects Available Through United Way

During this season of giving thanks, many individuals and groups like to share their time and talents to help others. United Way of the Midlands is ready to connect these volunteers to a holiday project that will help individuals in need. Available projects can be...

Local Children to Benefit from #GivingTuesday Activities

On #GivingTuesday, an online giving movement happening today, United Way of the Midlands (UWM) is facilitating a fundraising campaign to benefit Book Trust. The Book Trust program provides books to students within ten Title I schools across the Omaha-Council Bluffs...

UWM Receives Grant from Wells Fargo

United Way of the Midlands is proud to announce it has been awarded a grant of $5,000 from Wells Fargo. The grant will support the partnership between UWM and the Book Trust program. Through UWM’s partnership with Book Trust, a national literacy program, nearly 2,200...

Community Partners Publish Community Food Security Plan

In the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area, nearly 101,000 people (12.5%) do not consistently know where their next meal will come from. To address this issue, more than 70 partners from across the three county Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area came together to...

 

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