Shop and Dine Local for United Way Set for Small Business Saturday, November 28
United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County (unitedwaylincoln.org) hopes to rally the community to support local business and help struggling families at the same time on Small Business Saturday, November 28. United Way is promoting a “Shop and Dine Local for United Way” day on that date, through which participating retail and restaurant establishments have committed to donating a percentage of sales, a flat donation amount, or a round-up donation for local families in need. Look for “Shop Local” posters in store windows around the city, or see a full list of participating businesses at unitedwaylincoln.org.
“Now is a critical time to support our local economy, for both local business owners and for families struggling to do job losses, health crises, and other setbacks,” said Meagan Liesveld, executive director for United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County.
All funds raised will help in the United Way fight for the health, education, and financial stability of everyone in Lincoln and Lancaster County. By partnering with more than 40 nonprofit organizations focusing on these interconnected areas of need, the community’s resources can be leveraged to have the greatest collective impact tackling large-scale issues.
United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County works to bring the whole community together to create long-term, lasting change. Together with more than 500 volunteers, they identify and prioritize community goals and bring together the right people, ideas, and resources to achieve them. For more information or to get involved with United Way, visit unitedwaylincoln.org, call (402) 441-7700, or follow them on Facebook (@unitedwaylincoln).