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and how YOU are making a difference!

Ribshack fundraiser

Wednesday, October 11

JOIN US FOR AWARD-WINNING, MOUTHWATERING, FINGER-LICKIN’ GOOD SOUTHERN BARBEQUE! 20% of the day’s total proceeds will be donated to United Way of the Midlands.

Mary c. lopez Lunch and learn series

Tuesday, october 10, 2023

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.

  • “Challenges for Today’s Youth”– October 10, 2023 on World Mental Health Awareness Day

Big Mama's Fundraiser

Thursday, october 19
Thursday, November 16
Thursday, December 21

Come join us at Big Mama’s Kitchen! 20% of the sales on the specified days will be donated to UWM!

Annual meeting

october 20, 2023

This year, United Way of the Midlands (UWM) marks 100 years of giving back to our community. Please join us as we continue the celebration and recognize our corporate partners and individuals who have gone above and beyond to support UWM, our work and our neighbors in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro.

Mental health first aid (MHFA) Training

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 trainings to members:

  • Adult MHFA training – October 12, 2023; February 8, 2023; and May 9, 2024
  • Youth MHFA training (condensed) – November 15, 2023 and March 14, 2024
Blue Collar Boxing, Unions United for Good

Blue Collar Boxing


We’re all fighting for the same thing: a better, stronger and more vibrant community. Hosted by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) with support from United Way of the Midlands, proceeds from Blue Collar Boxing will strengthen our community by supporting the efforts of United Way of the Midlands and the Nebraska Center for Workforce Development and Education.

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