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Help support those directly affected by COVID-19 with food, healthcare, rent/mortgage or utility/energy assistance.

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Protect yourself and those around you. Explore resources regarding COVID-19 in our community, how to prevent its spread and what to do if you believe you are sick or are showing COVID-19 symptoms.


Due to concerns about COVID-19, we have canceled our events through April. If you have questions, please send a note to events@uwmidlands.org. Thank you for your understanding!


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In the wake of COVID-19, our community is experiencing a lot of change. We know how difficult this can be on families, and our 211 Helpline is here to answer your questions and connect you to resources that can help.

Call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898211 to get connected today.

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Education Resources for Parents during COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed how we go about our daily lives—especially when it comes to how our children learn. With widespread closings of schools and before and after-school...

What’s Raise Me to Read?

A Q&A with Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Experts In 2019, the Omaha metro became the first community in Nebraska to join the nationwide Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. Known locally...

COVID-19: Protecting yourself and those around you.

211 is here for you, 24/7. Call: 2-1-1 or 402-444-6666 Text: Your zip code to 898211   The 211 Helpline can help answer your questions about COVID-19 and connect you to community resources if you...

A Look Inside: Working Families

Learnings From Our Most Recent Community Assessment Yoselin watched her father get shot when she was just two years old. Her mother worked hard to support their family, but things weren’t always...

6 things to know about 211

There’s always more to discover when it comes to the 211 Helpline. That’s why we sat down with our 211 staff to learn about the Helpline's history, new updates and who they helped in...

What’s 211?

What do you do when you need help? Ask a family member, friend, or even Google or Siri? What about when you need help with something that you'd like to keep to yourself? Or, when you...

Blue Collar Boxing

An Idea Was Born   When Mike McDonnell, President of the Omaha Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, first came to our CEO and President, Shawna Forsberg, with the idea for Blue Collar Boxing, she didn’t...

Reflecting On 2019

Dear United Way of the Midlands Supporters, Here at United Way of the Midlands, we continuously reflect upon the meaning of the word “united.” We know the success of our work is tied to...

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