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Poverty Summit - Friday, Nov. 3rd

Community members are invited to join the conversation around poverty and ways we can end the cycle.  The Poverty Summit will take place on Friday, Novemeber 3rd at Bosselman Enterprises from 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM. Light refreshments will be served.  Click here to RSVP.

Annual Meeting

All community members are invited to the annual meeting in February to celebrate the successes of the campaign and elect new board members. Campaign volunteers and pacesetter businesses are honored for their hard work. The Be the One and LIVE UNITED awards are presented to two community members in honor of their dedication to community service. Details for the 2017 Annual Meeting are TBD.


#GivingTuesday is the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday to encourage people to give back during the holiday season. #GivingTuesday™ is a campaign to create a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season. It celebrates and encourages charitable activities that support nonprofit organizations.  This holiday season — give your voice, time & money to improve your community!

United Way Worldwide Day of Action

United Way Worldwide hosts a day of action each year on June 21st, the longest day of the year. Heartland United Way plans a day for people to take action in our local communities, with a different focus each year. 

Pacesetter Kick-Off

Each August, campaign coordinators at local businesses are invited to attend the pacesetter kick-off to learn how to host a successful workplace campaign to benefit United Way. Coordinators receive their campaign materials, as well as tips and strategies for making the workplace campaign fun for employees.

Tour of Agencies

Community members are invited to tour the 21 Community Partners on each year. The tour is a great way to learn about the variety of local programs and services they provide and the people they serve.  This is an all-day event and a great opportunity to learn how Heartland United Way donor dollars are spent.  Please stay tuned for the next Tour of Agencies in 2018.

Campaign Kick-Off

Heartland United Way kicks off the community campaign at the end of September or beginning of October. The event is typically a luncheon that features a local or national speaker to inspire community members to get involved by giving, advocating or volunteering. Past speakers have included Chris Gardner, author of "The Pursuit of Happiness," former Husker football star Matt Davison and Gloria Wolbach. Click here to attend this year's Campaign Kick Off on Friday, Otcober 20th featuring Tom Osborne! 

12 Keys of Christmas/Campaign Finale

Heartland United Way announces their campaign total each year in mid-December and celebrates the individuals who contributed at a campaign finale reception. The reception includes the 12 Keys of Christmas give away where one lucky donor wins the campaign vehicle donated by Tom Dinsdale.

Holiday Programs

To learn more about our Holiday Programs, please CLICK HERE