THe IMpact of United Way of Central Indiana

Do you know someone you helped, because you give to United Way?

Have you ever crossed paths with someone whose life is better, thanks to the combined power of United Way? You have now. The stories below will introduce you to neighbors we’ve helped on their way to self sufficiency. And, you’ll also meet volunteers who are advancing that cause too.

 
 

ALISHA'S STORY

For low-income families, access to high quality early learning got a boost with the launch of new Pre-K scholarship programs in 2015 that United Way administers.

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MICHAEL'S STORY

See how two generations of mentoring has impacted three families in this Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana story about helping young people succeed.

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STEPHANIE'S STORY

Though diagnosed with a rare fatal disease, Stephanie has outlived the odds. See how you and the YMCA made it possible.

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AMY'S STORY

United Way’s goal is to help 90 percent of 3rd graders read at grade level by 2021. This mother was so impressed with ReadUP for her child that she became a volunteer herself.

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MICHELLE'S STORY

A single teen mom who knew little about motherhood got a healthy start for her son, access to high quality early learning, and more through a Goodwill program supported by United Way givers.

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AMY'S STORY

If you’ve ever thought, “I’d like to volunteer, but I don’t know how to get started,” this stay-at-home mom shows how United Way offered an answer.

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A YOUTH AS RESOURCES STORY

Meet a group of teens who combined their love of acting with a desire to teach others how to identify and respond to anxiety.

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HARRISON HILL ELEMENTARY STORY

Witness what’s possible when educators are empowered to use innovation and partnerships to help students who face daunting poverty and trauma.

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ELNORA'S STORY

Imagine living in your car, with no job and no prospects. See how United Way givers and Horizon House found opportunity in the midst of that crisis.

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STAN'S STORY

After a decade of joblessness, United Way givers and HVAF literally gave him both his smile and his life back.

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ALEXANDRA'S STORY

Knocking down barriers to self sufficiency is at the heart of a new collaboration making headway at Edna Martin Christian Center, a United Way agency.

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