What if you had 1,300 families on your holiday gift list? That's the size of United Christmas Service's list...until it gets a little help from all of us!
As you sit down to your next family meal, imagine what you would do if there wasn't enough food to feed your family. It's called food insecurity, and it's a condition faced by more than one in five children in our state.
Last year we hosted our first "Bring a Friend to ReadUP" week, in which more than 40 guests visited schools to observe tutoring sessions, resulting in 25% of those guests signing up to become tutors.
Joined by George Hill of the Pacers and Dr. Lewis Ferebee of IPS, Al and Kathy Hubbard announced a new program to reward Indianapolis Public Schools teachers who make a tremendous difference in turning around the lives of students.
Featuring performances by chart-topping headliner Brantley Gilbert, award-winning Florida Georgia Line and new rising star Thomas Rhett, $1 of every concert ticket purchased will benefit United Way of Central Indiana.
United Way of Central Indiana
United Way of Central Indiana harnesses the collective compassion and resources of the community to improve lives.
For more than 90 years, we have supported innovative, practical and efficient agencies and programs in order to address local needs. United Way of Central Indiana helps people learn more, earn more and lead safe and healthy lives.
Serving Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion and Morgan counties, we achieve our mission by focusing on four priorities: education, income, health and basic needs.
At United Way, we know the best path out of poverty is education. As we improve child success, we also work with families to improve their income and housing stability.