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Women United Bi-Annual Summit

What an amazing event and thank you to those who joined us to celebrate the impact of Women United’s previous investments and launch our newest initiative, Mental Health First Aid: United in Heart and Mind. With the increased focus on mental health in our community, we were honored to have Carole Boye, President and CEO, Community Alliance; Dr. David Cates, Director of Behavioral Health, Nebraska Medicine; and  Crystal Fuller, Senior Manager of Prevention Services, Region Six Behavioral Health.

Please enjoy some of the moments captured in the gallery below.

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We would be honored to have you join us for our upcoming events.

Upcoming Women United Events


Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training:

Location: United Way of the Midlands 

2201 Farnam Street, Omaha, NE 68102

Learn how to become an advocate and resource to your colleagues, loved ones and neighbors who may find themselves in crisis. Women United is offering two training opportunities for members:

October 26: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mary C. Lopez Lunch and Learn Series

The lunch and learn series provides the opportunity to take an in-depth look at the community’s most pressing needs, and hear from thought leaders across the metro. Each session will highlight funding or policy impacts, and provide an engaging look at a special focus area related to mental health. 

“Mental Health & Youth” hosted by Ag Processing Inc. 

Tuesday, August 16 2022 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

“Mental Health & Shelter” hosted by The Scoular Company 

Thursday, November 10 2022 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

“Mental Health & Income Inequality” hosted by Security National Bank 

Thursday, March 23 2023 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Kendra Scott event for World Mental Health Awareness Day: October 10, 2022

Location: Kendra Scott Village Pointe or online

17250 Davenport St, Suite 110, Omaha, NE 68118 

Shop at Kendra Scott during World Mental Health Awareness Day on October 10, and 20% of your purchase will support the mental health initiative. Join us in store for champagne, desserts and shopping! 

A code will also be provided for online orders.

Cordial Cherry: November 14 – December 16, 2022

16939 Wright Plz, Suite 143, Omaha, NE 68130

Women United will sell a specially crafted cherry to support the mental health initiative over the holiday season. Place your order online and pick-up in store, or have them delivered.

New Member Reception: April 2023

Join us for an evening of celebration as we welcome new members! Mix and mingle with fellow Women United members and enjoy great prizes!

Tocqueville Women’s Breakfast with Champions with special guest, Barbara Siemer: May 24, 2023

Location: Omaha Country Club 

6900 Country Club Rd, Omaha, NE 68152

We cordially invite all members of the Tocqueville Society to join us to celebrate the accomplishments of women philanthropists, and recognize their vital role and impact in the community. We are honored to be joined by special guest, Barbara Siemer, of the Siemer Institute.

Upcoming UWM Events


Shine Bright: August 10 – August 12, 2022

Location: Mid-America Center 

1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

The Shine Bright initiative provides thousands of local students with essential hygiene items kids need to feel good and succeed in the classroom and in life.

2022 United Way of the Midlands Campaign Kickoff: August 18, 2022

Location: Valmont HQ 

1500 Valmont Plaza, Omaha, NE 68154

Time: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Launching the annual United Way Campaign is one of the most joyful times of the year. Join us and Campaign Chairs Tim and Terri Burke as we come together to celebrate the start of the 2022 campaign year!

Day of Caring: September 16, 2022

This annual United Way day of services takes place at agencies across the metro. We encourage Women United members to get their colleagues, friends and family involved by signing up as a team.

United Way of the Midlands Annual Meeting: October 21, 2022

Location: Hilton Hotel 

1001 Cass St, Omaha, NE 68102

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Join us for this ticketed event to recognize our community for their generous and caring spirit. Formal invitations will be sent this Summer. We are honored to feature tables of Women United members. 

For questions about the events, or to learn more about the impact of Women United, please contact Maureen Irish at womenunited@uwmidlands.org.

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