THE BIG GIVE
To impact poverty, United Way of the Midlands focuses the efforts of many to help our neighbors stand strong by addressing basic needs and fostering success in the classroom and workplace.
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UPCOMING EVENTS United Way Annual Meeting Oct. 21, 2016 Holiday Helpers Nov. 1-Dec. 23, 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Week of Service Jan. 9-16, 2017 Day of Action June 21, 2017
PAY IT FORWARD
United Way of the Midlands connects people across the Omaha-Council Bluffs area with essential health and human services. To help local neighbors build a pathway out of poverty, UWM works alongside strong nonprofit, corporate, and civic partners to address people’s basic needs; and helps them achieve their best in school and at work. Learn more about how they’re growing stronger and read about their positive stories of change on the UWM website.
When people and organizations support United Way of the Midlands, they help write stories of positive change for many people in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area. By funding strong programs that address poverty, UWM helps local neighbors take a big step – to secure food, safe housing, and health care; improve their reading skills; or leave a troubled past behind and get a good job. Together, the local community grows even stronger than it is today.
As donors, people can make sure there are essential health and human service programs available to thousands of people in the metro area to help them break free from poverty. As volunteers, they can make a difference through a variety of meaningful service opportunities at great nonprofit and civic organizations in our community. To get involved and learn more, please visit our website.
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Day of Caring Aug. 25, 2017
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