Latest Media Coverage

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2.16.24
Substance use recovery should be Kentucky’s focus
-Messenger-Inquirer

2.15.24
Republic Bank announces largest-ever donation to Metro United Way
-WAVE

2.15.24
Republic Bank makes big donation to Metro United Way to help make an impact in downtown Louisville
-WHAS11

2.15.24
Republic Bank makes its largest donation to Louisville nonprofit
-WDRB

2.15.24
Republic Bank gives more than $188,000 to Metro United Way
-Louisville Business First

2.12.24
Power 50: See the list of LBF’s first 25 honorees for 2024
-Louisville Business First

2.10.24
Southern Indiana volunteers build more than 200 beds for local students
-WLKY

2.5.24
Support these Louisville initiatives for Black History Month
-Courier Journal

2.5.24
Support these Louisville initiatives for Black History Month
-Yahoo! News

2.5.24
Metro United Way Honors Black History Month with Equity Initiatives in Louisville
-BNN

2.5.24
Op-Ed: Mayor Craig Greenberg: My team has a big, ambitious agenda for every part of Louisville.
-Courier Journal

2.2.24
Mayor’s State of Louisville: Creating safer, stronger, healthier city
-The Lane Report

1.31.24
Louisville Metro offering free tax preparation help through VITA
-The Lane Report

1.29.24
Release: METRO UNITED WAY CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROUGH FOCUS ON EQUITY

1.22.24
OP ED: Community’s support is vital to Metro United Way’s impact (PDF)
(Online article link)
-Louisville Business First

1.20.24
How the street camping ban in Safer Kentucky Act would impact Louisville homeless population
-WAVE3

1.19.24
Credit union raises more than $100,000 for United Way agencies
-The Tribune

12.29.23
These local executives took on new roles in Q4 of 2023
-Louisville Business First

12.28.23
MELANnaire Marketplace holiday market celebrates Kwanzaa with a ceremony on Friday
-The VIPP Report blog

12.28.23
News we loved in 2023: 8 stories from around Louisville that brought us joy
-WLKY

12.22.23
13th annual Boxes of Love event gives 1,500 hams away for Christmas
-Spectrum News

12.22.23
Volunteers assemble ‘Boxes of Love’ for Louisville, southern Indiana families in need
-WLKY

12.21.23
The Louisville garage Jack Harlow made famous has been torn down, but all may not be lost
-Courier Journal

12.18.23
13th annual Boxes of Love to kick off Tuesday
-WAVE3

12.16.23
CEO Live Talks
-WAVE3

12.14.23
Louisville Metro Council approves spending plan for $40 million grant pulled after ethics case
-WDRB

12.14.23
Metro Council approves One Park TIF, reallocated workforce funding in final meeting of year
-Louisville Public Media

12.14.23
Photography drives December grad
-UofL press release

December – Fall 2023 special edition
2023 Notable Women in Kentucky Politics and Government – Liz McQuillen
-The Kentucky Gazette

12.13.23
‘100% preventable’: Louisville has a path to end childhood lead exposure
-Courier Journal

12.13.23
Louisville stood by as thousands of kids were poisoned by lead paint. Is hope on the horizon?
-Courier Journal

12.11.23
Louisville barber’s ‘Thoughts Out Loud’ program focuses on mental health for young people
-WDRB

12.11.23
Without help from General Assembly, Kentucky child care industry facing ‘scary’ 2024
-Kentucky Lantern

12.4.23
People on the Move: Ashley Duncan
-Louisville Business First

12.4.23
Metro United Way’s CEO visits WAVE News to discuss our top 3 priorities
-WAVE3

12.4.23
Caesars Foundation of Floyd County awards $350K in grants
-News and Tribune

12.4.23
Caesars Foundation awards $350,000 in grant cycle
-Louisville Business First

11.29.23
Jack Harlow gives away 1,000 shoes at Louisville’s Metro United Way
-Yahoo

11.29.23
Jack Harlow Delivers New Balance Sneakers on Giving Tuesday
-Men’s Journal

11.28.23
Rapper Jack Harlow surprises local kids, adults with 1000 New Balance Shoes at United Way
-Courier Journal

11.28.23
Jack Harlow, Harlow Foundation surprise children, adults with 1,000 New Balance shoes
-WAVE3

11.28.23
Jack Harlow gives away 1,000 shoes at Louisville’s Metro United Way
-WLKY

11.28.23
Jack Harlow surprises Louisville children, adults with 1,000 free New Balance shoes
-WDRB

11.24.23
Spectrum news highlight: Giving Tuesday
-Spectrum News

11.24.23
Louisville nonprofit examining effects of guaranteed income program for young adults
-Louisville Public Media

11.23.23
Jack Harlow to Collect Donations for Hometown Nonprofits During His Kentucky Shows
-People

11.23.23
Jack Harlow fans can donate essential items during upcoming ‘No Place Like Home’ tour
-Courier Journal

11.22.23
Jack Harlow giving back to cities on Kentucky tour with donation campaign
-WHAS11

11.22.23
People to Know – New Executives: Liz McQuillen
-Louisville Business First

11.21.23
Jack Harlow collecting donations for local nonprofits during shows in Kentucky
-WDRB

11.21.23
Jack Harlow collecting holiday donations at each of his Kentucky shows
-WLKY

11.20.23
Bikes or Bust collects 1,000+ bikes for Kentucky, Indiana kids
-WLKY

11.19.23
150 more bicycles arrive at UAW Local 862 for ‘Bikes or Bust’
-WLKY

11.17.23
Bikes or Bust featured on WLKY evening news
-WLKY

11.17.23
Louisville groups donate $2,000 to Toys for Tots ahead of holiday season
-WDRB

11.17.23
Academy Sports and Outdoors donates $2,000 to ‘Bikes or Bust’
-WAVE3

11.16.23
Report: KY faces workforce crisis in sectors that support children
-Public News Service

11.16.23
Kentucky faces workforce crisis in sectors that support children
-Richmond Register

11.15.23
Latest ‘Kids Count’ report is a ‘warning sign’ to lawmakers, advocates say
-Fox56

11.15.23
Metro United Way visits WAVE Country to discuss Bikes or Bust
-WAVE3

11.3.23
Report finds Kentucky maternal deaths extend into postpartum period
-Public News Service

10.24.23
Great Day Live: Toys for Tots Bikes or Bust drive kicks off this November
-WHAS11

10.24.23
WAVE Listens Live! The Health Department October 24, 2023
-WAVE3

10.24.23
Metro United Way grant to provide Southern Indiana families tool to monitor child development
-News and Tribune

10.23.23
ANNOUNCING: LBF’s 20 People to Know — new executives
-Louisville Business First

10.16.23
Metro United Way hires Liz McQuillen from Greater Louisville Inc. as chief policy officer
-Louisville Business First

10.10.23
Historian talks ‘My Old Kentucky Home’ controversy in speaker series
-WAVE3

10.8.23
Conference designed to empower Louisville nonprofits being held Oct. 25 at Ali Center
-WDRB

10.5.23
Metro United Way strengthens programs in Clark, Floyd, Harrison
-News and Tribune

10.5.23
Meet the 2023 WLKY Bell Award recipients
-WLKY

9.29.23
40 Under 40: Joanna Erny
-Louisville Business First

9.29.23
Gov. Beshear visits local NAACP event
-The Sentinel-News

9.23.23
Volunteers join Metro United Way in Louisville taking part in ‘Day of Action’
-WLKY

9.21.23
20 People to Know in Nonprofits: DeWana Hadder
-Louisville Business First

8.26.23
Golf scramble returns honoring longtime Louisville Water Company employee
-WLKY

8.24.23
Organizations host listening session for JCPS parents, students to discuss state of education
-WHAS11

8.23.23
From the military to UAW Local 862 President, Todd Dunn has always served others
-Courier Journal

8.17.23
Get Ready for the 10th Annual Give for Good Louisville
-Towne Post Network

8.7.23
WAVE News at 4: Metro United Way’s Ages and Stages Developmental Screening Hub

-WAVE

8.5.23
Local unions and nonprofits build beds for west Louisville kids
-WLKY

8.5.23
Community builds dozens of beds for underserved children in west Louisville
-WHAS11

8.2.23
Kentucky day cares brace for ‘really scary’ end to pandemic-era federal funding
-WDRB

7.21.23
SummerWorks program offers Southern Indiana youth career training
-News and Tribune

7.18.23
WAVE Country Feature: Minority Mental Health Month

-WAVE

7.19.23
Does Louisville have too many nonprofits or do we need more civic engagement and support?
-Courier Journal

7.19.23
Kentucky Chamber Women’s Summit focuses on key role of women in business, politics, community
-The Bottom Line News

7.11.23
Kentucky child care providers face an uncertain future as federal financial assistance runs out
-Northern Kentucky Tribune

7.10.23
Choosing Change: Adria Johnson of Metro United Way Looks to Bring About Lasting Local Impacts
-Towne Post Network

7.2.23
Ann Arbor wants to provide $525 a month to 100 entrepreneurs
-Detroit Free Press

6.22.23
Greenberg’s universal pre-K plan prioritizes early childhood education for Louisville kids
-Courier Journal

6.13.23
‘Early Learning Action Group’ aims to make preschool more accessible to kids in Louisville
-WLKY

6.13.23
Mayor Greenberg forms group to build foundation for universal pre-K education in Louisville
-WDRB

6.13.23
Here’s what Greenberg says he’s doing about universal pre-K in Louisville
-Courier Journal

6.8.23
Hundreds of Louisville volunteers pack bags for students in need to honor Muhammad Ali
-WLKY

6.8.23
Volunteers help pack thousands of snack kits, backpacks for event honoring Muhammad Ali
-WAVE

6.8.23
WHAS: Coverage of The Greatest Give Back
-WHAS

6.8.23
Hundreds volunteer for 4th annual ‘Greatest Give Back’ in honor of Muhammad Ali
-Spectrum News

6.8.23
Volunteers with Metro United Way put together snack bags to fight food insecurity
-WDRB

6.7.23
Metro United Way, Muhammad Ali Center partner for ‘Greatest Give Back’ event
-WAVE

6.6.23
Greenberg announces $4.6 million investment in early learning
-Spectrum News

6.6.23
$4.6 million in grants approved to boost early learning in Louisville
-WHAS11

6.6.23
Metro Government awards $4.6 million to organizations for early childhood development
-WAVE

6.6.23
Louisville allocates millions of dollars for early childhood learning programs
-WDRB

6.5.23
Opportunity Louisville: Tickets on sale for live event looking at 9th Street Divide, Waterfront Park expansion
-Louisville Business First

6.5.23
10 Things Under $10 To Do In And Around Louisville This Week (6/5-6/9)
-LEO Weekly

5.30.23
Can Guaranteed Income Prevent Gentrification?
-Next City

5.26.23
BET Awards 2023: 5 Things You Need to Know About Jack Harlow
-BET

5.25.23
Kentucky Greens Co. looks to create fresh food solutions for West Louisville
-Louisville Business First

5.24.23
Here are 8 ways to celebrate ‘The Greatest’ during Louisville’s annual Ali Festival
-Courier Journal

5.23.23
Release: Metro United Way Invests More Than $1 Million in Youth-Serving Organizations in Seven Counties

5.15.23
Community Convening on Human Trafficking
-Spectrum News

5.12.23
United Way: 22% of Kentucky child care facilities could be forced to permanently close
-WAVE

5.10.23
Metro United Way awards grant funding to 14 Black entrepreneurs in Louisville
-Louisville Business First

5.9.23
Black Louisville entrepreneurs receive $25K in grants to help grow businesses
-WAVE

5.9.23
Grant funding helps support Louisville-based Black-founded businesses
-WLKY

5.9.23
Black businesses founded in Louisville receive grants from Metro United Way, FundBlackFounders
-WDRB

5.9.23
Release: Metro United Way and FundBLACKFounders Announce Entrepreneur Recipients of Grant Funding
Program supports Black founders of early stage startups

5.3.23
Jack Harlow Launches Foundation to ‘Reinvest, Uplift and Support’ Community Organizations in His Louisville, Kentucky Hometown
-Variety

5.3.23
Jack Harlow launches philanthropic foundation
-Louisville Business First

4.27.23
New Albany panel addresses child welfare, equity issues
-News and Tribune

4.26.23
Summer jobs program aims to place southern Indiana teens, young adults into paid service positions
-WDRB

4.25.23
Southern Indiana Works launching youth summer program
-News and Tribune

4.19.23
Metro United Way highlights individuals during Community Impact Awards
-WAVE3

4.19.23
Metro United Way names Community Impact Award Winners
-The Lane Report

4.11.23
Local woman advocates for organ and tissue donation after sons died
-WDRB

3.31.23
How CEOc will deploy $40M in ARP funding in Louisville
-Louisville Business First

3.27.23
New Housearama initiative hopes to bring new home buyers back to the West End
-Courier Journal

3.27.23
Louisville Metro Youth Cabinet working with city to help prevent violence
-WDRB

3.27.23
Newly-created youth cabinet focused on violence prevention in Louisville
-WLKY

3.26.23
Louisville’s Metro Youth Cabinet to kick off National Youth Violence Prevention Week
-WHAS11

3.26.23
Louisville Mayor, Metro Youth Cabinet announce youth violence issues they will focus on
-WAVE3

3.22.23
Child care — the ‘workforce behind the workforce’ — is in crisis in Kentucky
-Kentucky Lantern

3.7.23
Louisville mayor’s ‘Give A Day’ monthlong service tradition returns in April
-WLKY

3.7.23
Louisville Mayor’s Give a Day of service month kicks off
-Spectrum News

3.7.23
Annual ‘Give A Day’ month of service to kick off April 1 in Louisville
-WDRB

2.22.23
Expert speaks on being anti-racist in society
-WAVE3

2.18.23
150 volunteers help put together over 200 beds for those in need in southern Indiana
-WDRB

2.18.23
Metro United Way, Prosser build beds for kids in southern Indiana
-WLKY

2.18.23
Metro United Way builds beds for kids
-WAVE3

2.17.23
United Way visits the Capitol
-Commonwealth Journal

2.15.23
FundBlackFounders & Metro United Way Ignite Louisville Startups with $25K Matching Crowdfunding Grants!
-Yahoo

2.14.23
President of Metro United Way spreading awareness for organ donation in honor of late son
-WLKY

2.14.23
Prosser students to build beds for area students who don’t have a bed
-News and Tribune

2.8.23
Metro United Way’s Robert E. Gunn Jr., Chief Equity and Impact Officer and Trent Findley, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, featured on WAVE Country with Dawne Gee

2.7.23
Metro United Way to support 15 Louisville-based founders through FundBLACKFounders
-Louisville Business First

2.6.23
Louisville nonprofit matches crowdfunding grants to support Black entrepreneurs
-WAVE3

2.6.23
Release: Metro United Way Partners With FundBLACKFounders To Support Louisville-Based Entrepreneurs
Program supports Black founders of early stage startups

1.25.23
Louisville organization is providing free tax services to those in need
-WLKY

1.24.23
Release: Metro United Way Celebrates Black History Month Through Focus On Equity
Organization embarks on month long celebration highlighting its work in equity space

1.23.23
Release: Metro United Way Accepting Applications For The Youth Success RFP
Grant program invites area innovators serving youth to apply

1.18.23
‘Pretty incredible’ | Son of Metro United Way president killed in crash giving life to others
-WDRB

1.12.23
Looking for volunteer opportunities in Louisville? Here are 23 ways to help others in 2023
-Courier Journal

12.23.22
16,000 Meals delivered to Louisville, southern Indiana families in need by ‘Boxes of Love’
-WLKY

12.20.22
Boxes of Love featured on WAVE Country with Dawne Gee

12.19.22
Kentucky matching program provides nearly $15 million to help employees with child care costs
-WDRB

12.14.22
Louisville coalition lands $40M grant to launch health care workforce innovation center
-Louisville Business First

12.2.22
Louisville landlords required to remove lead-based hazards after ordinance passes unanimously
-WLKY

12.2.22
GUEST COMMENT: Investing in the new Metro United Way benefits the business community
-Louisville Business First

12.1.22
Staying on budget? 5 inexpensive Christmas gift and date ideas for someone in Louisville
-Courier Journal

11.29.22
Louisville nonprofits encourage giving time and talents, not just treasure this Giving Tuesday
-WLKY

11.28.22
Louisville nonprofits seeing greater need this Giving Tuesday
-WDRB

11.25.22
Income program giving $500/month to select few in Louisville
-WHAS11

11.23.22
How $500 a month in guaranteed income is changing young people’s lives in Louisville
-Courier Journal

11.15.22
Bikes or Bust featured on WAVE Country with Dawne Gee

-WAVE3

10.26.22
Louisville organizations raise awareness of lead poisoning dangers
-Spectrum News 1

10.20.22
50 organizations meet to discuss youth violence prevention
-Spectrum News 1

10.12.22
Black LOVE Philanthropic Partnership and our partner in that work, BrainSTEM, highlighted during an interview segment on WAVE Country
-WAVE Country

10.12.22
Adria’s Louisville
-Louisville Magazine

9.27.22
Free training series teaches community leaders to identify, prevent human trafficking in Louisville
-WLKY

9.26.22
Forty Under 40: Benjamin Donlon
-Louisville Business First

9.23.22
GROW ME THE MONEY: Fundraising fatigue is a real thing. As a result, some area nonprofits are adapting to raise money, and changing how they dole it out.
-Louisville Business First

9.23.22
Metro United Way Southern Indiana hosts leader breakfast
-News and Tribune

9.22.22
‘It’s always difficult to confront very challenging circumstances’: Kentucky childcare crisis revealed in new survey data
-WHAS11

9.22.22
One in five Ky. child care centers say they may close when federal funding runs out
-WLKY

9.22.22
Kentucky leaders warn of tough times ahead for child care access without significant state investment
-Northern Kentucky Tribune

9.22.22
One in five Ky. child care centers say they may close when federal funding runs out
-WLKY

9.16.22
Here’s how much was raised during Give for Good Louisville
-Louisville Business First

9.16.22
Give for Good Louisville: More than $7 million raised in just 24 hours
-WHAS11

9.6.22
Metro United Way names new chief development officer
-The Lane Report

9.6.22
Metro United Way names new chief development officer
-Louisville Business First

9.5.22
United Way to sponsor food drive through Oct. 5
-The Pioneer News

8.31.22
Metro United Way launches new direct help platform
United Community Care Coordination Center provides real-time, direct access for urgent basic needs
-Louisville Business First

8.26.22
YEAR ONE LEADING METRO UNITED WAY: Adria Johnson talks about her first year as CEO of Metro United Way as it refocuses on who it serves and how it serves them.
-Louisville Business First

8.11.22
Metro United Way launches new online platform connecting Jefferson County residents with needed resources
-WDRB

8.11.22
Release: Metro United Way Launches New Direct Help Platform
United Community Care Coordination Center to provide real-time, direct access for urgent basic needs

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