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United Way of Central Indiana to Host 5k for Global Youth Service Day 4/22

April 21, 2017  |  Health  |  News Release

United Way has collaborated with Central Indiana high school and college students, community partners and early childcare centers to host a 5K walk/run to support youth health and fitness programs. On Saturday, April 22, Indianapolis and surrounding communities are invited to partake in the festivities at White River State Park from 12:30 - 3 p.m. Registration is $10 or bring a children’s fitness item.

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General Assembly votes to expand pre-k

April 21, 2017  |  Education  |  News Release

We are pleased the General Assembly has voted to expand Indiana’s pre-k program with 112 bipartisan votes in favor, and we applaud lawmakers’ efforts to secure a sizeable funding increase so that many more children from low-income families will have the opportunity to access the strong start in school and in life that pre-k affords.

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Emerging Leaders Member Spotlight: Maria Alas Diaz

April 12, 2017  |  Admin

Meet Maria, the Emerging Leader member of the month! Maria was taught at a very young age that it is important to help others around you to the best of your ability. Read more about Maria and what she believes it means to Live United!

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Human Services Professional Renewal Program

April 12, 2017  |  Admin  |  Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Marion, Morgan

The Human Services Professional Renewal Program provides hard-working, dedicated human services professionals an opportunity to regenerate and reinvigorate themselves, so they can bring fresh ideas and energy to the human care business.

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Diversity Leadership Circle Member Spotlight: Bernice Anthony

April 10, 2017  |  Admin

Meet Bernice, the DLC member of the month! She’s a breast cancer survivor, Florida native and graduate a Historical Black College & University. She loves meeting people from all walks of life and learning from others. Read more about Bernice and what she believes it means to Live United!

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All IN 4 PreK Campaign Grows More Than 150 Member Organizations

April 05, 2017  |  Education  |  News Release

As the Indiana General Assembly continues to debate expanding pre-k, today the “All IN 4 Pre-K” campaign announced it has earned the support of 150 Hoosier businesses, associations, community organizations and elected officials across the state.

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United Way of Central Indiana's 2017 Public Policy Agenda

March 20, 2017  |  Ann D. Murtlow

We must advocate for better policies that help our fellow Hoosiers on their path to self-sufficiency. That’s why, within this brochure, you will see a diverse set of public policy positions that are intended to help us reach our ambitious community goals.

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OneAmerica and United Way Form Strategic Partnership to Drive Lasting Community Impact

March 15, 2017  |  News Release

OneAmerica, a national leader in insurance and financial services, and United Way of Central Indiana strengthened their longstanding relationship by formalizing a strategic partnership designed to drive positive, measurable change in the community.

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Anthem Employees Gain Perspective through Immersion

March 13, 2017  |  Admin

Every day in Central Indiana, families and individuals are challenged with providing for their household while living in poverty.

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A world of whimsy and social good

March 10, 2017  |  Education  |  Admin

Glamorous philanthropists came from far and wide to travel down the rabbit hole into a world of whimsy at the 2017 United Way Red Carpet Gala at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. Check out photos and video from the event below.

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Emerging Leaders Happy Hour

Join us for a beer, and chat with philanthropic, like-minded young professio...

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Reading Focused Read Alouds: Thinking and Talking about Books

Reading aloud helps children gain the knowledge and skills neccessary for le...

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