United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Board of Directors has chosen Michael Johnson as its next president and CEO, a role he will begin July 9. He is currently president and CEO of Boys & Girls Club of Dane County in Madison, Wisconsin.
United Way of Greater Cincinnati, in its efforts to reduce poverty across the region, is undergoing a broad transformation that is both subtle and radical. So, the agency that represents 90,000 donors and will invest $51 million in our community this year will start to do so differently. Learn more in our August cover story by John Faherty.
Martha and Carl H. Lindner III have committed $500,000 to United Way of Greater Cincinnati for the Child Poverty Collaborative’s One to One Family Initiative.
Their gift will be recognized as part of United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 2017 annual campaign and, outside of United Way, is the largest and most long-term of all contributions toward the Child Poverty Collaborative.
More than $20 million in tax refunds were returned to local families in the Greater Cincinnati region, thanks to United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Regional Volunteer Tax Assistance Collaborative.
The United Way of Greater Cincinnati was honored as the Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation 2016 Career Prep Program of the Year. The award was for Sarah Ghee’s work establishing the Speed Mentoring program for the Work Readiness Initiative.