Latest Media Coverage

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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

7.26.22
Kentucky lawmakers discuss state program that would provide assistance for worker child care costs
-WDRB

7.25.22
Social Determinants of Health, Intersectionality, and Advancing Equity in Health Services Research
-Academy Health

7.21.22
Minority Mental Health Project featured on WAVE Country with Dawne Gee – July 2022
-WAVE3

7.20.22
Yum! Brands Awards Over $50 Million in Grants to Advance Equity and Opportunity in Communities Around the World
-YUM! Brands

7.19.22
Louisville joins heat advisory affecting 100 million across U.S.
-WFPL

7.8.22
How Louisville’s violence prevention network is trying to stop shootings before they start
-Courier Journal

6.22.22
Louisville researchers spoke with 34 moms who recently had a baby. Here’s what they found.
-Courier Journal

6.22.22
Seeing a need for maternal care, often from experience, these Louisville women stepped up
-Courier Journal

6.21.22
Did you miss our latest Opportunity Louisville event? Watch it here
-Louisville Business First

6.16.22
Farmers Feeding Families first community breakfast
-WAVE3

A Day of Service at the 3rd Annual Greatest Give Back Honoring Muhammad Ali’s Birthday – WLKY

The Greatest Give Back Coverage – WAVE3

The Greatest Give Back Coverage – Spectrum News 1

4.26.22
Lamar Jackson, Teddy Bridgewater returning to Louisville for wellness day
-WAVE3

4.19.22
Lamar Jackson, Teddy Bridgewater return to Louisville for Derby City Reunion Weekend
-Courier Journal

4.13.22
City aims to expand access to child care facilities by loosening zoning restrictions
-WFPL

4.13.22
Metro United Way makes executive team hire from JCPS
-Louisville Business First

4.13.22
Release: Metro United Way Names Robert E. Gunn Jr. Chief Equity and Impact Officer

4.11.22
Report: Expectant mothers need equitable access to prenatal care in Jefferson County
Adria Johnson, president and CEO of Metro United Way, said for children to grow into successful adults, they need a supportive early foundation.
-WHAS11

4.5.22
Bill uses state money to fully fund child care costs for some low-, middle-income households in Kentucky
-WDRB

4.4.22
Five on the Rise: Adria Johnson – Louisville Business First
-Louisville Business First

3.29.22
Humana Foundation investing $5.5M in health equity efforts, including in Louisville
-Louisville Business First

3.28.22
Louisville lines up several activities for National Youth Violence Prevention Week
-WDRB

3.21.22
UK signee earns Miss Basketball honors; Mr. Basketball will go to EKU
Ralph Beard Lifetime Achievement Award: Phil Bond, Manual, University of Louisville, CFO at Metro United Way of Louisville.
-Lexington Herald-Leader

3.17.22
Opportunity Louisville: Welcome to the first in a series of 2022 special reports
-Louisville Business First

3.17.22
Metro Council eases restrictions on where Louisville child care centers can operate
-Courier Journal

3.15.22
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Kentucky Labor Steps Up to the Plate to Help Communities
-AFL-CIO Blog

3.14.22
Commentary: Educational opportunities are critical to fighting Kentucky’s high recidivism rate
-Northern Kentucky Tribune

3.10.22
Labor steps up to the plate to help communities
-Forward Kentucky

3.9.22
Mayor Fischer extends Give a Day community service program to full month
-WAVE3

3.2.22
‘Ya Lift’ program seeks to help young adults in 3 Louisville neighborhoods with high poverty rates
-WLKY

3.2.22
Metro Board of Health discusses city’s child care provider shortage
-WAVE3

3.2.22
Indiana museum commemorates 10th anniversary of deadly tornado outbreak
-WHAS11

2.28.22
Meet our 5 on the Rise — business leaders set to make waves in 2022: Adria Johnson, CEO, Metro United Way
-Louisville Business First

2.25.22
Guaranteed income programs are expanding across the nation. What can Louisville expect?
-Courier Journal

2.24.22
Making Black History: Adria Johnson has a proven ability to lead as President & CEO for Metro United Way
-Louisville Defender Newspaper

2.24.22
Carter joined Metro United Way to give back to his Community (Page 3)
-Louisville Defender Newspaper

2.24.22
10 Best Women CEO’s of 2021: Adria Johnson, President & CEO at Metro United Way
-Industry Era Women Leaders

2.23.22
FROM THE TOP: Mentoring Monday executives on the most valuable advice
-Louisville Business First

2.22.22
More food, less stress: What Louisville can expect from its guaranteed income pilot
-Spectrum News 1

2.16.22
February 2022 events calendar: 60+ things to do around Louisville this week
Top February 2022 events: Metro United Way’s Beyond Buzzwords
-Courier Journal

2.15.22
The United 46: One Year Later
-Medium.com

2.14.22
Meet your mentor: Here are the local mentors for Mentoring Monday 2022
-Louisville Business First

2.11.22
Louisville to pay some residents $500 a month through guaranteed income program
-WAVE3

2.11.22
Louisville Metro Is Handing Out $500 A Month, No Strings Attached As Part Of A Guaranteed Income Pilot Program
-LEO Weekly

2.11.22
Young adults hoping to be selected for Louisville’s guaranteed income program
-Spectrum News

2.11.22
$500 a month for a year, no strings attached | Who’s eligible for Louisville’s guaranteed income program?
-WHAS

2.11.22
New Louisville program will pay select youth $500 a month to help with financial independence
-WLKY

2.11.22
Louisville pilot program guarantees some young adults will receive basic income payments for one year
-WFPL

2.11.22
Louisville launches guaranteed income program with ‘no strings attached’
-WDRB

2.11.22
$500 a month and no strings attached. Louisville launches guaranteed income program
-Courier Journal

2.11.22
TOPS CARES: Metro United Way
-TOPS Louisville

2.4.22
Louisville Metro Council launches first-ever Women’s Caucus to focus on gender equity
-WFPL

1.24.22
Louisville Metro councilwoman aiming to ease restrictions on in-home day cares amid shortage
-WDRB

1.18.22
WAVE Country’s Dawne Gee interviews Metro United Way President & CEO, Adria Johnson (interview begins at 5:45)
-WAVE Country with Dawne Gee

1.14.22
Metro United Way’s new leader pushes equity in philanthropy
-WDRB

1.11.22
Metro United Way President & CEO, Adria Johnson, interviewed on WAVE3 News (interview begins at 8:30)
-WAVE3 News

1.12.22
Ottersbach leads Metro United Way’s Indiana mission (Page 30)
-Southern Indiana Business, Jan/Feb 2022 issue

1.11.22
More child care, more food justice: These groups seek Louisville’s next round of ARP funds
-Courier Journal

1.10.22
‘Champion of Service’ virtual event honors Muhammad Ali for his 80th birthday. What to know
-Courier Journal

1.7.22
Muhammad Ali 80th birthday to be marked with virtual event
-AP News

1.3.22
WHAS11 Great Day Live: New Metro United Way CEO Shares New Vision

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