IMPACT & SUCCESS STORIES

What does your gift to the United Way do? It changes the lives of families and individuals for the better. Here are some of their personal stories.

United, We Can

Building a strong community where all people can thrive depends on your generous support.

LIVES CHANGED. FOR THE BETTER.

They say "it takes a village." That is truly the case with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati. By leveraging your thoughtful gives, service, advocacy and our amazing network of agency partners, we were able to come together and change lives.

That's what it means to LIVE UNITED®.

Read the personal stories of change below.

STORIES OF CHANGE

Sarah's Story

After tragedy struck Sarah's life with multiple blows, she turned to substance abuse. However, thanks to the United Way and our partner agencies, her life has been turned around for good.

AMANDA'S STORY

For Amanda Lewis, her hardship was overwhelming. After a divorce and having no place to call home, she knew she needed help with child care and finishing her education.

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE

Like many organizations at the beginning of COVID-19, JFS noticed an uptick in requests for food and housing. This is how we helped overcome the pandemic harships.

How Project Lift Rescued Tierra Harris & Her Family from Disaster

Tierra Harris, a mother of four, worked seven days a week living paycheck to paycheck. Then she was diagnosed with COVID-19 and could not get work or unemployment. Then she found Project Lift.

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